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Burngreave Community Action Trust (BCAT)
are ready and waiting to support community groups in Burngreave.
New Deal will be funding BCAT for the next three years and with
a full staff team in place they will be able to manage more projects
for smaller organisations.
BCAT are managing projects including BitPart,
Listen to Us, and Objective One money for Firshill and Firvale.
They are also looking to manage the Language support agency project
and are hoping to manage more New Deal projects in the future. BCAT
are working closely with New Deal to encourage residents to get
involved with the regeneration of their area.
New Staff members
Lynne Hoy, new BCAT Director, previous worked helping schools to
introduce multicultural teaching, managing and raising £200,000
for the Sheffield Women’s Education and managing Bridge Employment.
Paul Haine has joined the staff as Finance Manager
having come from an NHS finance background.
Mia Mustaphanin is now back with the BCAT team
after leaving to work with the Area Panel team in Darnall. She will
be working as a development worker helping projects to get started
BCAT also welcomes Val Jones, Resource Officer
who starts 2nd June.
BCAF working groups
Children and Young People • 7.30pm, first
Monday of the month, The Furnival, Verdon Street
Buildings • first Tuesday of the month
Adult Learning • second Thursday of the month
Health • starts 6.30pm, 19th June, Verdon
Community Chest –
Groups or individuals can now apply to BCAT for up to £250
for ideas that will help regenerate the area, for example an arts
project or self-defense course or community meetings. Please apply
before 18th June for this round, but there will be other rounds
in the future so get in touch if you have an idea.