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Tuesday 26 May 2015
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Capacity buildingA term often used to describe activities which aim to increase the ability of voluntary and community organisations to achieve. It can include training, equipment, advice or specialist expertise, etc.
CDRP (Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership)Statutory partnerships formed as a consequence of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 which required the Police and local authorities and others to work together to tackle crime and disorder within a local authority area.
CensusA Census is a survey of all people and households in the country. It provides essential information from national to neighbourhood level for government, business, and the community.
Chambers of CommerceChambers of commerce are business advocacy groups which are usually not associated with government. Their primary goal is to improve the business climate in a locality, typically through business networks and lobbying.
ChangeUpA new policy and funding initiative by the Active Community Unit designed to support the infrastructure of the voluntary and community sector.
Children and Young People's Strategic PartnershipThese Partnerships have been set up to drive the local agenda for services for children and young people from conception to 19 years old. They are overarching partnerships for a range of groups leading on children’s and young people’s issues, including Sure Start, Teenage Pregnancy, Youth Offending Teams, and Early Years Development and Childcare Partnerships. CYPSPs have their origin in the 2001 Department of Health publication, ‘Coordinated Service Planning for Vulnerable Children and Young People in England’, the ‘Every Child Matters’ Green Paper in 2003 and The Children Act 2004.
Collaborative biddingThe joint working and partnership between agencies to bid for funding from Government.
CommunityA community is a set of people (or agents in a more abstract sense) with some shared element — in particular a group of people who live in the same area is a community. The substance of shared element varies widely, from a situation to interest to lives and values. The term is widely used to evoke sense of collectivism.
Community ChestA fund aimed at providing small grants of up to £5000 to community groups in deprived areas.
Community CohesionCommunity Cohesion – To appreciate and celebrate diversity between people in local communities, promote understanding and reduce hostilities.