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Voluntary Organisations: Finance

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 8 January 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how voluntary organisations that help communities are informed of what funding is available to them. (176835)

Advice for third sector organisations on where to start looking for funding and finance opportunities is available on the Office of the Third Sector’s website at:

This site includes details on how third sector organisations can access advice and training to help them apply for funding, as well as providing links to useful documents including, “Guide to Government Assistance to the Third Sector”, published by the Treasury in 2006. The site also includes links to external sources of information including the Government Funding Portal, an online resource that details central Government grants available to third sector organisations across all Departments, and to Directgov, which includes other useful information, including guidance on how to find local sources of funding.