Useful information for partnership grant holders

If you’re a grant holder for an employer led partnership responsible for the disbursal of the Workforce Development Fund (WDF) you’ll find some useful information and resources on this page.

Making a claim for WDF

How to put together a Workforce Development Fund (WDF) claim 2016/17 will support you to make a claim.

Grant holders can access the funds in their grant agreement by making a claim to Skills for Care.

You must complete a claims submission form for every claim made.

Grant milestones for 2016-17

Funding claims need to be submitted to Skills for Care by the grant holder in line with the grant milestones:

  • 30 June 2016 - 10% of grant claimed
  • 30 September 2016 - 30% of grant claimed
  • 28 November 2016 - 50% of grant claimed
  • 30 January 2017 - 70% of grant claimed
  • 31 March 2017 - 100% of grant claimed

Guidance and important documents for members

The Access WDF via a partnership web page has all the information that partnership members need. 

Promoting WDF and your partnership

You can add in your own contact details to the information for employers leaflet we have produced.

National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC) offer of support

Some successful grant holders invest a significant amount of time in supporting their members to comply with the NMDS-SC requirements for WDF, whilst others refer members to the Skills for Care NMDS-SC Support Service.

The NMDS-SC offers of support for partnerships has been developed to outline how Skills for Care can support you to help your members complete the NMDS-SC as required. 

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