Grants of £2,000 to £12,000 are available for voluntary and community organisations
in Yorkshire and the Humber to provide learning opportunities that help unemployed
people aged 18 and over to move into further training or employment.
Community Grants are targeted at the following priority groups:
people with disabilities and health conditions
people aged 50 and over
people from ethnic minorities
Types of activities could include:
initial help with basic skills
taster work experience (including voluntary work)
training, advice and guidance
job search assistance
confidence building and personal development
Funds are also available for capacity building: to build the ability of small organisations
to bid for and secure mainstream funding.