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Building Better Opportunities


What is Building Better Opportunities?

Big Lottery Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 to invest in local projects tackling the root causes of poverty, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.

TCHC with our partners has won funding to local communities with two programmes: Community Connections North and Enterprising People.

Community Connections

Tailored for individual needs, it offers a wide range of support from a network of community organisations to help people into employment.

The programme runs across Wisbech, March, Whittlesey, Chatteris, Kings Lynn, West Norfolk, Rutland, Huntingdonshire, Ely and East Cambridgehire, The area of the Greater Cambridge and Greater Peterborough LEP Fenland area (GCGP LEP).

Enterprising People

Aims to help individuals develop the tools they need to become self-employed or start a business.

It runs in the South East Midland Local Enterprise Partnership which includes areas in and around Kettering, Daventry, South Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes, Bedford and Central Beds, Luton and Banbury.

Opportunity Suffolk

Supports people aged over 24 and living in Suffolk who need additional help to become work or training ready.

The partnership of community support organisations can offer a wide range of flexible help to meet your needs.