Be. Community Leadership Programme
The purpose of the ‘Be. Community Leadership Programme (formerly the Community Leadership Academy)’ is to provide a suite of training and personal development opportunities at low or no cost to people who give their own time to support their communities. The Academy will have the dual benefit of allowing individuals to develop their personal skill sets (with associated benefits for employment and the local economy), whilst also bringing about benefits for the wider community by enhancing the quality of community leadership.
The funding will be used to:
- employ a community training manager,
- subsidise access to existing community training and development where cost has been identified as a barrier to participation, and
- commission learning and development where there is a proven need but no existing provision.
The project was approved by the LAG on 19th January 2017. It started in April 2017 and will run for three years until April 2020.
Total cost of the project is £162,500 (RDP amount: £130,000).
Our other projects
Take a look at our completed and ongoing projects in Monmouthshire.
Carbon Literacy for Communities
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Farm Options Study
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MCBT Educational Boat
The Community Boat project aims to renovate a canal barge and base the boat on the Monmouthshire Brecon Canal at Goytre Wharf, from where it would
Cluster Schools Education Project
The Aim of the project is to develop an active partnership with local schools and Abergavenny Food Forum. It is intended to develop a circular pilot
Building Resource for Farm Enterprise
The overall aim is to develop a pilot programme to support the local food economy so that more food consumed in Monmouthshire is produced in the regi
Farming Community Network Exhibition Unit
Farming Community Network (FCN) has obtained funding for a mobile facility to assist farming families and rural communities and offer them help with n