Initial Costs information gathering and feasibility study

 

 

Item

Cost

Meeting venues

25 meetings @ 15 = 375

 

Flip charts - easels

- pads

3 @ 70 = 210

12 @ 3 = 36

 

Travel/accommodation expenses

o        Travel to other Trusts/attending mainland meetings

o        Speakers at Lismore community meetings

5 visits, 5 people per Visit

Travel:

Average 300 miles@ 0.40 = 120

120 X 5 = 600

Accommodation:

5 people @ 60 = 300 per Visit

5 visits X 300 = 1500

 

2 external speakers, 1 meeting

Average 300 miles@ 0.40 = 120

Accommodation 40 X 2 people = 80

Legal/financial advice (estimate)

1000

Administration phone calls, stationary, postage, paper, photocopying/printing

400

Community consultation/brainstorming sessions

o        Facilitators

o        Refreshments

o        Accommodation

o        Travel

 

 

150 per day X 2 = 300

50

40 X 2 = 80

Av. 300 miles @ 0.40 = 120

 

 

Total estimated cost = 4,871

 

 

 

Potential funders:

 

Information gathering/feasibility

o       Rural Development Small Awards Fund (500 - 5,000), or

o       Seeing is Believing (100 - 5,000)

o       HIE Community Grants

 

 

Training/skills development

o       Volunteer Development Scotland - Go4 Volunteering Grants Scheme (500 - 2,000)

o       Voluntary Action Fund Volunteering Scotland Grants Scheme (committed to 2008)

o       Scottish Community Foundation Community Grants, up to 5K, large grants, up to 1K

Small grants (closed at present)

o       HIE Community Grants

 

 

Note: Cost estimates have been updated since Working Group meeting held on 20.08.2007