Grants to voluntary, community and social enterprises (VCSE)
The register details all grants made to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations
Voluntary and community sector organisations are also sometimes known as 'the third sector' or 'civil society organisations' and can vary enormously in size from small local groups, run exclusively by volunteers, to large national charities. Community groups and voluntary organisations across County Durham provide a wide range of activities and services which support local people.
Social Enterprises are businesses that trade for a social and/or environmental purpose and are set up to specifically make a difference and reinvest profits they make for the purpose of their social mission.
The register details all grants made to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations and is updated annually and are available as comma separated variable (CSV) files.
The reports show a number of columns of data which are explained in the table below:
|A||Reference number||A unique reference number to identify each individual grant.|
|B||Service grouping||The area of the council responsible for payment of the grant.|
|C||Type of Grant||The council awards several different grants for different purposes. This column identifies the type of grant awarded to the organisation.|
|D||Date||The date the grant was awarded.|
|E||Time period||The time period for which the grant has been given, if applicable.|
|F||Beneficiary||The full name of the organisation who was recipient of the grant.|
|G||Beneficiary registration number||The registration number of the organisation, which may be the company number or charity registration number.|
|H||Purpose of Grant||A summary of the purpose for which the grant was given.|
|I||Amount||Amount of grant paid to the organisation.|
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