PRD Group Funding Application Form
Building effective practice in partnership working to support young people (18-24)
to progress to employment, including apprenticeships
Please complete the following sections, having read the accompanying guidance for
applicants. Failure to address the selection criteria in the guidance will inevitably result in
your application receiving a low score when it is considered by the team of reviewers.
To submit your application, please return to email@example.com,
using the title ‘Effective partnership working’ for the covering email, by midnight on 24
SECTION 1. ABOUT YOUR PRD GROUP
Name of PRD group
Lead contact/ application submitted by:
Member organisations to be directly Name of contacts in each of the member
involved organisations (with email and telephone
Application authorised by (Name of Chief Executive of the organisation submitting the
SECTION 2. ABOUT YOUR PROJECT
Please give us a short phrase to use as the title of your application for funding which
indicates the focus of your proposal.
Project summary (max 150 words)
Please briefly summarise the intended focus for your proposal and what you hope to
achieve through this funding. (If your bid is successful, this information will be published
on the Excellence Gateway.)
1. Has this project previously received funding from LSIS or elsewhere, or
previously been submitted to LSIS for programme funding?
If so, please give brief details.
2. What is the issue to be addressed and what are the specific aims and
intended outcomes/impact of this project?
Please tell us how you identified the issue to be addressed and any evidence
base is for your proposal. Is the proposal linked to the organisations’ improvement
strategies? And/or to local community needs? Please tell us what changes you
hope to achieve as a result of your project and how will these be sustained.
3. What are the main activities that you intend to carry out as part of this
project? Please indicate if you will be carrying out additional reviews or other
collaborative activity. Please outline anticipated start and end dates and key
milestones in this section.
4. Please explain how you intend to monitor and evaluate the project.
5. In addition to contributing to the development of a case study, how do you
propose to share any outcomes and lessons learned from this project for
the benefit of other learning and skills organisations?
SECTION 3. ABOUT YOUR BUDGET
Total cost of the project, including overall cost breakdown under major headings
e.g. staffing, resources, travel, etc.
LSIS contribution requested: £5k maximum
SECTION 4. FINAL CHECKLIST
Please consider the following before you submit your application.
Key selection criteria Y/N
Have you demonstrated how you will build the capacity of your
PRD group to:
establish, develop and sustain effective partnership
so that you can respond to the needs of young people
18-24 who are not in education, employment or training
and support them to progress into employment,
Have you demonstrated how your proposed activity will
generate transferable learning which has relevance for the
wider sector as well as your own organisation or PRD group?
Have you checked that you are not asking for funding for:
the delivery of existing or new learning programmes?
teaching and learning materials?
software licenses, examination fees or other items that
do not relate to building organisational capacity?
activity which is being funded elsewhere?