The funding for the proposals outlined in “Support for All: the Families and Relationships Green Paper” has been allocated from current budgets. Funding of £1,058,000 has been allocated in 2009-10 to the BeGrand consortium to develop, build and maintain the service for grandparents.
The BeGrand consortium was contracted in August 2009 to develop and build the BeGrand service for grandparents. Funding of £1,058,000 has been allocated in 2009-10 and £1,156,000 has been allocated in 2010-11. Funding has not been allocated beyond March 2011 as the current spending review expires at 31 March 2011.