Purpose of Grant
A resource which community groups can apply to for help in funding projects, programs or community events within the city that supports Dundee City Council’s General Equality Duty to pay due regard to the need to:
Advance equality of opportunity
Promote good relations across the range of protected characteristics
The general equality duty covers the following protected characteristics: age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation. The equality duty also covers marriage and civil partnerships, with regard to eliminating unlawful discrimination in employment.
Who can apply
Voluntary and community organisations, charities, social enterprises, co-operatives, community mutual, faith organisations , community interest companies, and companies limited by guarantee established for public and community benefit that are active in the City of Dundee.
Who cannot apply
state the protected characteristics of those individuals or communities who will benefit from the planned project or program
relevant barriers faced by people because of their protected characteristics
describe the outcomes that you expect your project to achieve and
how these relate to meeting the General Equality Duty
Protected characteristics: Young people in Dundee who are profoundly deaf.
Relevant barriers: Social isolation, lack of awareness of and communication barriers preventing their participation in mainstream youth opportunities.
Outcomes: Young people who are profoundly deaf are enabled to participate fully in mainstream youth opportunities through appropriate supports.
Equality Duty: Supporting young deaf people’s access to mainstream services will challenge discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and promote good relations across the young people from deaf and hearing communities.
If you need any more information about this grant before you complete an application form, please contact:
Name of Lead Officer: Scott Mands
Email of the Lead Officer: email@example.com (link sends e-mail)
Phone number: 01382 307482
Text number: 07960914607
Fax: 01382 307487
Postal address: Equality and Diversity Co-ordinator,
Communities and Policy Division,
Chief Executives Department,
Central Library, The Wellgate,
Dundee, DD1 1DB