The assessment process

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Key guidelines for assessors
To maintain the integrity of the assessment process, all assessment committees must follow these three key guidelines: Apply the Scheme’s funding criteria i.e. all projects must meet one of the funding criteria. Use the Assessors ...
Stages of the assessment process
When an application for funding under the Creative Communities Scheme has been received and acknowledged by the local CCS administrator, the application passes through the following stages: 1.   Checking eligibility requirements (A...
Funding criteria
Funding criteria and examples are given on page 13 - 14 of this guide
Applying the Assessment Scale
Number of assessors per application Each application should be assessed by all the assessors. However, if this isn’t possible because there are a large number of applications, each application must be marked by at least three member...
How the Assessment Scale works
On the basis of the information provided in each application for Creative Communities Scheme funding, the members of the assessment committee give a mark from 1 to 4 for each of the five assessment areas set out below. The individual marks for ...
Prioritising applications and allocating funding
The assessment committee meets to decide which applications should have priority for funding. The committee focuses its discussion on: what level of support there is among committee members for those applications that scored highly on t...