Decision details

Voluntary and Community Sector Infrastructure Support

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Support has previously been locally secured through funding provided to Voluntary Action Arun and Chichester. VAAC are planning to join a formalised alliance with peer organisations elsewhere in West Sussex. In coordination with other funders, it is proposed to transfer funding arrangements to the Alliance when formalised, and confirm funding for the above service for up to three years.




(1)  That, subject to continued partner funding, it be agreed that Chichester District Council participates in a funding partnership with West Sussex County Council, Clinical Commissioning Groups and other West Sussex district and borough councils to agree joint funding principles of West Sussex Voluntary and Community Sector Infrastructure Support services. 


(2)  That (a) authority be delegated to the Director of Housing and Communities, following consultation with the Cabinet Member for Community Services, to agree a service specification and signing of a three-year funding agreement and (b) the annual monitoring of performance be delegated to the Grants and Concessions Panel.


Report author: Mr David Hyland

Publication date: 10/01/2019

Date of decision: 08/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 08/01/2019 - Cabinet

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