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Adult and Community Learning
Delivered by Hampshire Futures

Provider Funding

Hampshire County Council’s, Children’s Services dept. through Hampshire Futures allocates Adult and Community Learning (ACL) funding from the Skills Funding Agency on an annual basis. Funding is apportioned to approved providers for each academic year, 1 August to 31 July, to support adult and community learning activities.

Funding 2017 - 2018

We currently operate a Framework Agreement with a range of non-Hampshire County Council providers and Service Level Agreements with a number of Hampshire County Council providers. The Adult and Community Learning Strategic Commissioning Plan Microsoft Word 527kB outlines the requirements and approach of Hampshire County Council to achieve its strategic and organisational objectives and targets for 2017–2018. It details the type and extent of ACL activities that Hampshire County Council, in conjunction with its key partners, is seeking to secure for 2017-2018.

Hampshire Futures will provide successful targeted and universal learning opportunities in 2017-2018 funding year, with the following outcomes:

The total expected outcomes in terms of learner numbers for the ACL Service are as follows:

There will be a dual approach to funding:

To explain and outline the approach and timescales, a Funding and Commissioning Briefing Session was held on Friday 21 April 2017.

For further information about funding for adult and community learning provision in Hampshire, please contact:

Rob Nash
Development Manager, (Projects & Commissioning)

Paul Whitehead
Team Manager (Planning, Funding & Performance)


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