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Department for Education advertise expression of interest for Tendering - 6 December

The Department for Education is inviting expressions of interest for grant funding from voluntary and community organisations, social enterprises and other organisations bidding on a 'not-for-profit' basis to support the delivery of national priorities.

The Department has identified six themes

  • Theme 1: Families and Relationships
  • Theme 2: Early Years and Childcare
  • Theme 3: Special Educational Needs (SEN) and Disabilities
  • Theme 4: Children in Care
  • Theme 5: Child protection and safeguarding
  • Theme 6: Young People

Organisations are eligible to bid for grants in more than one theme.

At relatively short notice, the Department are asking for expressions of interest to this process by Thursday 9 December 2010.

Further information on this tendering opportunity, including guidance notes and frequently asked questions, can be found on the DfE website. Any enquiries can be sent via email to