More than £300,000 of funding is available for Online Centres and organisations not currently funded through the Future Digital Inclusion programme. The Future Digital Inclusion programme is funded by the Department for Education and delivered by the Online Centres Network via the Good Things Foundation in communities across the country. The Online Centres Network has already supported more than 1 million people through Future Digital Inclusion. The aim is to help digitally and socially excluded people to improve their digital skills.
Successful applicants will have a proven track record of engaging with and supporting hard to reach learners to gain basic digital skills through a blended learning approach.
Sessions can be delivered in flexible ways that may include, for example, drop-in classes or structured weekend classes.
Eight different sizes of contracts are available with specialist grants available for Centres delivering programmes to learners who have disabilities or learning difficulties or those based in rural areas.
Applications are open until 5pm on Friday 8th March 2019.