Safeguarding

Safeguarding guidance for applicants.

Funders are aware that safeguarding issues are changing quickly as organisations adapt their services – for example when you are moving to digital support or when volunteers are no longer supervised in a centre but going out to peoples’ homes. Useful guidance is available from BBC Children in Need and NCVO

If you need to buy additional training for staff and volunteers, there is a list of useful sources below. Note that you can include costs for training in your application:  

There are also links below to some additional websites and useful resources:

Disclosure checks for England, Wales the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man at:  https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service/about