Funding news

Providers announced for £37m National Citizen Service expansion - 19 September 2011

The Office for Civil Society has announced the 19 providers chosen to run the 2012 National Citizen Service programme, which will aim to reach three times as many young people as this year’s pilots.

There will be 30,000 places available next year, compared to 10,000 this year, and at least 19 providers, instead of 12. Government funding for the scheme will grow from £13m this year to £37m next year.

This will be the second round of pilots for the scheme, with the government hoping to roll the programme out nationally in 2013.

The initial 19 NCS pilot providers for 2012 are:

  • Bolton Lads and Girls Club
  • Catch22, NCS Partnership
  • Changemakers
  • Connexions Cumbria Ltd
  • Envision
  • Future Foundations Training Ltd
  • Global Action Plan
  • Jewish Lads and Girls Brigade
  • Lincolnshire & Rutland Education Business Partnership
  • New College
  • Nottingham Petroc (formerly North Devon College and East Devon College)
  • Safe in Tees Valley Ltd with Hartlepool Borough Council
  • Salford Foundation
  • The Challenge Network
  • The Football League Trust
  • The University of the First Age
  • v, The National Young Volunteers Service and the Dame Kelly Holmes Legacy Trust
  • NCS South West Consortium led by Young Devon Your Consortium Ltd (North Yorkshire).

Other providers will be announced shortly. For further information, see the OCS press release.