Funding news

23/03/05 - Compact gets a makeover

It may appear premature to launch a new, souped-up version of a government initiative before many organisation have got to grips with the original, but the voluntary sector is to get a Compact Plus.

The move is designed to prevent public bodies cutting off voluntary groups' funding at short notice, or refusing to pay the full costs of delivering a service - aims that the Compact agreement signed by government and the voluntary sector in 1998 had hoped to achieve.,11494,1443480,00.html