Programme guidance

Everything you need to know about accessing Big Local funding and resources to support your area

Working as a partnership
Essential
Equality and diversity in Big Local

This guidance sets out the importance of equality and diversity in making Big Local a success, and the principles…

Coronavirus
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A guide to staying connected

A beginners guide to ‘virtual meetings’

Coronavirus
Essential
Information on COVID-19 for Big Local partnerships, workers and LTOs

Important updates for the Big Local programme over this period

Communications and social media Coronavirus
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Zoom for Big Local areas

How to access Zoom and use it securely

Plans and activities Working as a partnership
Essential
The Big Local plan

Planning how your area will work towards becoming an even better place to live.

Conflicts of interest Working as a partnership
Essential
Big Local partnerships

A Big Local partnership is a group of at least eight people who guide the overall direction of Big Local in your area.

Managing Big Local funding
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Managing Big Local funding

Administering and accounting for Big Local funding

Plans and activities Working as a partnership
Essential
Reviewing your Big Local plan

Working out whether you have achieved what you set out to do

Managing Big Local funding
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Funding agreements and processes for Big Local plans

How and on what terms we agree funding

LTOs Managing Big Local funding Working as a partnership
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Locally trusted organisations

A locally trusted organisation is the organisation chosen by your Big Local partnership to administer and account for the distribution of your funding, and/or deliver activities or services on behalf of the Big Local partnership.