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SCIP is a step closer to developing an innovative new range of training courses for community and voluntary organisations. A proposal to the Lottery’s BASIS fund for an innovative partnership project has moved to Stage Two, making it one of only a small number of successful bids in a highly competitive process.
The funds will enable SCIP to work more closely with Working Together Project, also based in Brighton & Hove, which provides community development training and support to smaller community and voluntary groups in Sussex. The aim is to embed ICT into the Working Together Project’s current range of courses and to pilot a series of training courses to ensure that the courses meet the neds of staff and volunteers.
A complete business plan must be submitted to get through Stage Two and, if the plan is accepted, money should be available from September 2007.
I started work on the plan today with Paul and Michelle at WTP and hope to have it ready for checking by the SSICP Board by the beginning of April – all very exciting.


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What is our website for?

I discussed this with Peter today because I’m trying to get to grips with updating and improving it.
It’s got lots of promotional stuff about services, but almost no useful information or links to resources for our clients.
So we started talking about adding it by having a ‘useful stuff’ section where we list top tips and link to the excellent ICT Hub KnowledgeBase.
Here’s a site that seems to have got it right
ESP Projects
It’s a not for profit ICT project in the north west [of England] – nice site – built in Joomla and with lots of handy hints on it.
Oh but on another note it has no rate card – which is another thing we need to sort out on our site….

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