CABWI Awarding Body is a leading awarding body for the Street Works and Street Works Reassessment Schemes in excavation and reinstatemnt of the highways, offering vocational qualifications for those working in the water and wider utilities industries.
They have been working with Jay Charity Consultancy Services to develop a series grants programme to support lifelong learning and development.
CABWI Awarding Body,
6 Bevis Marks, London EC3A 7BA
Tel: 020 7469 2641
Registered Charity No 1157706
A Company Limited by Guarantee, registered in England No. 2638349
To support people undertaking lifelong learning and development that enables people to enter the labour market or gain additional skills to further develop their career.
Your programme of work that you provide to support people should meet one of our main fund’s themes.
1. To reach and work with individuals with complex barriers to employment, enabling them to move closer or into employment, including but not restricted to ex-service personnel and ex-offenders.
2. Increase the life skills of people so that they may further develop their careers, with a particular focus on the water, utilities, and construction industries
Your programme of work that you provide to support people should meet one of our main fund’s priorities:
1. Support to reach and work with individuals with complex barriers to employment gain relevant qualifications to enter the water, utilities, and construction industries workforce.
Please Note: Relevant CABWI qualifications could be provided free of charge.
2. Support to reach and work with ex-service personnel and ex-offenders
3. Projects that have clear and well-established connections to employers who can offer meaningful work experience and/or employme
Grants of up to £10,000 for one year.
If you already hold a CABWI grant you may also apply for this additional funding.
What will we fund?
The funding will be made available to allow organisation to provide bursaries and/or cover expenses for their beneficiaries who are looking to start or are undertaking training courses to ease the financial burden caused by the cost-of-living crisis.
These costs could be:
· Child care
· Transport costs
· Equipment costs – not covered by the course
· Materials costs – not covered by the course
· Registration costs- not covered by the course. E.g., Security jobs, contractor cards etc.
· Food expenses on the course.
Who will we fund?
This restricted funding is available to organisations as follows:
1) Existing grant holders who provide training for adults.
2) New organisations who provide training for adult, with a recognised qualification and/or clear outcomes for their beneficiaries. They would need to demonstrate the sustainability of their organisation and the funding of any courses that they offer.
You will need to demonstrate a need for the funding and tell us how you would distribute the money to your beneficiaries in an accountable manner. You will also need to demonstrate how you calculated the amount requested, including the number of people who would benefit.
We are not looking to support programmes that work with young people under the age of 18.
The fund opens on 22nd July 2022
19th August 2022 - 6pm
Grant Committee agrees recommendations for funding to go to the Trustee Board
Board agrees applications for funding
Funding agreements sent
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