Programme guidance

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

Working as a partnership
Essential
Complaints about a Big Local area

How Local Trust approaches a formal complaint in a Big Local area

Working as a partnership
Essential
Concerns and complaints about Local Trust

How we approach a concern or complaint about Local Trust

Conflicts of interest Working as a partnership
Essential
Support where Big Local areas are experiencing difficulties or conflict

How Local Trust approaches concerns raised in a Big Local area

LTOs Managing Big Local funding
Essential
Grant Terms and Conditions

The legal agreement between locally trusted organisations and Local Trust

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

Political activities and public funding
Essential
Political activities and Big Local areas

Big Local funding can’t be used for political activities – but what does this mean in practice?

Workers
Essential
Workers and Big Local

Hiring people to support the delivery of Big Local.

Managing Big Local funding Political activities and public funding
Essential
Ensuring that Big Local money doesn’t replace government funding

The trust deed governing Big Local funds does not allow it to “meet a statutory obligation.”

Managing Big Local funding Plans and activities
Essential
Closing out and moving on: Big Local funding essentials

A checklist to help your Partnership prepare.

Insurance
Essential
Insurance

Making sure that you’re covered