Culture in Essex – Small Grants funding available

23rd January 2017Funding Opportunities

If you’re an individual or member of a voluntary organisation or community group with a vision to host a community arts or heritage activity in Essex this year, then you could receive much needed funding from our ‘Culture in Essex – Small Grants Scheme’. A fund of £25,000 is now open for grant applications and will award grants of between £250 and £2,500. Over … Read More

New “Families Included Prize” launches across Essex to help isolated families

17th May 2016Health

The ‘Families Included Prize’ which aims to reduce the social isolation and loneliness of Essex families with children aged 0-5 was launched at County Hall today.  Essex County Council, working with Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, will deliver the first ever, local government challenge prize* and is encouraging people across the county to enter. The … Read More

Essex County Council Direct Payment Consultation

30th March 2016Events/ Opportunities

Essex County Council is running a consultation looking at the contracts we have for services that help people to use their Direct Payments. These are services that help people with: – Writing their Care and Support Plan – Payroll for Personal Assistants who they employ – Accounts Payable, helping people to pay bills and invoices … Read More