2021 September 23

Exploring the relationship between Cumbria CVS and local councils

Our CEO, David Allen, recently delivered a presentation exploring the relationship between Cumbria CVS and local councils, at Transforming Local Government Procurement 2021.

The online event took place on the 28th September 2021, and brought together senior leaders from across Central and Local Government, academia and the wider public sector to hear the latest policy updates across the sector and address the challenges it faces in these unprecedented times.

Case study: Building Better Opportunities – Getting Cumbria to Work

Getting Cumbria to Work: Barrow and South Lakeland (GCtW) is a Building Better Opportunities (BBO) project that serves the local authority areas of South Lakeland and Barrow. This programme is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF) who are co-investing in local projects tackling the root causes of worklessness, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth. It is one of three projects in Cumbria being funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the National Lottery Community Fund and is led by Cumbria CVS.