Community Planning and Community Development

The overall purpose of the Service is to support long lasting projects that make a difference to the lives of those in Argyll and Bute. This is done by working in partnership with communities and organisations focussing on a range of outcomes within the Argyll and Bute’s Outcome Improvement Plan (ABOIP). The Service provides the overall management, development and delivery of Community Planning in Argyll and Bute. The focus of the Community Planning Partnership is on strategic and local partnership working to add value and address gaps and inequalities. Advice and support is provided to community groups across Argyll and Bute to help develop strong and sustainable local community led impact. This work is adaptable to local need and includes advice, signposting and support with funding, training, confidence building, engagement and local action plans. Managing and distributing the Supporting Communities Fund is also a key function of the Service. To further improve working synergies and opportunities for communities Social Enterprise will become a part of the Service from April 2020.

Community Planning and Community Development Team Service Plan 2020-2023

Key Information - Community Planning and Community Development

The annual 2020-21 budget for Community Planning and Community Development is £595,825

Community Planning and Community Development has a staffing figure for 7.5 FTE (Full Time Equivalent)

Key Documents

Further information and documents that support the key aims of service delivery for Community Planning can be found on the dedicated section of the website, here.

Annual Performance Reviews

The Annual Performance Review is the mechanism used by the service to review the previous year’s key successes and challenges, the key improvements to meet the challenges are also identified here.

You can view the Annual Performance Review for Community Planning and Community Development here.