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Young Person’s Guarantee – Support for the Voluntary / Third Sector

Published: September 10, 2021

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West Lothian Council is providing an opportunity for third sector organisations in West Lothian to support the delivery of the Young Person’s guarantee and employability provision.

Grant funding is being made available to provide provision to focus on supporting the Voluntary and Third Sector to participate in the delivery of the Young Person’s Guarantee, to support the sector to increase their capacity to create employability opportunities and participate in the delivery of employability provision.. The funding available is for six months and for up to £30,000.

The grant is open to all constituted third sector organisations operating in West Lothian, that can enhance the current delivery of support to organisations to engage in employability support and interventions.

What are the priorities that we are looking to address?

The funding is available to provide provision to focus on supporting the Voluntary and Third Sector to participate in the delivery of the Young Person’s Guarantee, to support the sector to increase their capacity to create employability opportunities and participate in the delivery of employability provision.

In addition to supporting the Sector to engage the funding is available to support the preparation of the Voluntary / Third Sector for No one Left Behind phase two.  Activity will profile the current employability provision provided by the sector and the impact. In addition, the funding is available to support organisations to look at how they can create employability opportunities within their organisations..

How to apply

Completed applications and required documentation should be returned by email to Clare Stewart, Employability Manager Team at the following email address: clare.stewart@westlothian.gov.uk

This should be no later than:

  • 5pm on Tuesday 21st September

You can download the application form here – Young Person Guarantee – Support to the Third Sector Application.

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