All community councils and local councillors sit on the Task Group. They could present your idea to the group or alternately you can contact the Programme Management Office at: Levenmouth.Reconnected@fife.gov.uk, who will guide you in what is required.
Ideas for proposals may come from the Working Group and/or Task Group. These groups will be gathering ideas and proposals from their networks. Other approaches that will be undertaken will be:
Additionality is the extent to which something happens as a result of an intervention that would not have occurred in the absence of the intervention.
The application form and associated documents can be accessed from this website or by emailing: Levenmouth.Reconnected@fife.gov.uk
A technical check should be completed within five working days of the application being acknowledged.
You have three months. If you cannot provide the information within this timescale you will have to go back to Stage 1 of the process.
Following a satisfactory technical check, those applying for a small grant amount (Less than £5,000) will be passed to Local Community Planning for assessment and should be notified of the decision within 20 working days of the completed technical check.
Large applications (Over £5,000) will be assessed by the working group assessment panel (within 20 working days from completed technical check). It will then be passed to the Oversight Group for final approval before going to the next scheduled Area Committee for support. If there are no objections during this time the applicant will be notified within three working days of the scheduled Area Committee.
Small applications (Less than £5,000) will be assessed and decision made by the Local Community Planning Team. These applications will be assessed on:
Large applications (over £5,000) will be assessed by members of the working group. There will be a minimum of five assessors from a variety of organisations and applications will be assessed against the scoring mechanism.
Once an assessment is complete, the panel must make a recommendation as to whether or not the Levenmouth Reconnected Programme should approve funding for the project. There are four possible recommendations.
Applicants may decide to withdraw their application at any time. When this happens, the Programme Manager must request written confirmation of the decision to withdraw the application, along with reasons for the withdrawal outlined.
Organisations can re-apply for funding for projects previously considered and approved but withdrawn at the applicants' request. If beyond one year of consideration, the applicants must submit a revised application form to the Levenmouth Reconnected Programme. If within one year of consideration, the applicants can submit an update report on the project previously considered indicating any significant changes made to the previous submission.