Decision details

Grants to the voluntary and community sector

Decision Maker: Dorset Council - Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

Decision

(a)       That an 8 week period of consultation be agreed to consult on the following funding options for 2020/21:-

                i.        No change - maintain the current level of funding to the current organisations with no change from1st April 2020

              ii.        Maintain the current level of funding but change to the new approach to allocating funding from 1st April 2020. 

             iii.        Reduce the current level of funding to current organisations by 10% (except Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)) and change to the new approach to allocating funding from 1st October 2020

             iv.        Reduce the current funded organisations by 10% (except CAB) for a 12-month period. Change to the new approach to allocating funding from 1st April 2021

(b)       That the draft grants application criteria set out in in Appendix 2 for consultation be approved;

(c)        That the level of funding for future years (after 2020/21) as part of the medium term financial planning process be reviewed;

(d)       That following the consultation process and prior to bringing a report back to Cabinet, the outcome of the consultation be considered by  Resources Scrutiny Committee.

Report author: Bridget Downton

Publication date: 06/11/2019

Date of decision: 05/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 05/11/2019 - Dorset Council - Cabinet

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