Decision details

Voluntary Sector Initiative Fund (VSIF) Infrastructure Grant, Brent Advice Partnership - Local Advice and guidance services and Brent Advice Fund 2020/2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve a one-year extension to the:

·                Voluntary Sector Initiative Fund (VSIF) Infrastructure Grant to CVS Brent to the end of March 2021;

·                Brent Advice Partnership – local advice and guidance services contract with Citizens Advice Brent.

·                Brent Advice Fund.

Decision:

RESOLVED that Cabinet:

 

(1)    Approve a one-year extension to the Voluntary Sector Initiative Fund (VSIF) Infrastructure Grant to CVS Brent in the sum of £80,000 to the end of March 2021 to provide services during the transition period of the introduction of the new model of collaboration.

 

(2)    Approve a one-year extension to the Brent Advice Partnership – local advice and guidance services contract with Citizens Advice Brent – in the sum of £171,475.

 

(3)    Approve a one-year extension of the Brent Advice Fund in the sum of £120,000.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Jacqueline Barry-Purssell, Senior Policy and Scrutiny Officer Email: Jacqueline.Barry-Purssell@brent.gov.uk Tel: 02089371958, Pascoe Sawyers, Head of Strategy and Partnerships Email: pascoe.sawyers@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 1045.

Report author: Pascoe Sawyers

Publication date: 10/02/2020

Date of decision: 10/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 10/02/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/02/2020

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