Programme guidance

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

Working as a partnership
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Differences of opinion and conflicts within a Big Local partnership

This document is to help Big Local partnerships think about how to respond to differences of opinion and conflicts within the partnership.

Working as a partnership
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Different approaches to being a Big Local partnership

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
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Jargon buster

Explanations to some of the language used for Big Local

Gaining legal status Working as a partnership
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Legal identity and governance models

You may be interested in the different legal options for setting up a new organisation to support the delivery of your Big Local plan.

Managing Big Local funding Social investment and personal lending
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Personal lending

Tackling financial exclusion through social investment

Managing Big Local funding Social investment and personal lending
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Social investment and Big Local

This guide will help you consider some of the different – and sometimes more innovative – ways that some of your funding can be used.

LTOs Managing Big Local funding
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VAT and Big Local

This guidance for locally trusted organisations describes the treatment of two types of payment for VAT purposes: payments from locally trusted organisations to third parties in relation to Big Local; and grants from Local Trust to locally trusted organisations.

Plans and activities Working as a partnership
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Volunteering

Big Local depends on volunteers – people who give their time and energy for the benefit of their area.