Programme guidance

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

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

Change you want to make and how you will go about it

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

How and on what terms we agree funding

LTOs Managing Big Local funding
Essential
Grant Terms and Conditions

The legal agreement between locally trusted organisations and Local Trust

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.

LTOs Managing Big Local funding Working as a partnership
Essential
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. 

Managing Big Local funding
Essential
How to submit a Big Local spend report

Information for locally trusted organisations on how to complete a spend report

Insurance
Essential
Insurance

Any activities that you carry out as part of Big Local need to have insurance cover. In most cases, this will be provided by your locally trusted organisation. 

Data protection
Essential
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Each individual organisation is responsible for the data under its control.