Apply for a Multiply fund

About fund

Multiply funding offers easy access to free numeracy courses where residents of Lincolnshire can build their confidence in using numeracy skills in everyday life.

The Multiply Programme is designed to improve functional numeracy skills. It must complement and not duplicate courses funded via the Adult Education Budget.

View the national Multiply Programme Prospectus.

We are inviting bids from interested organisations. This opportunity closes 9am, Friday 10 November.

Funding priorities

Lincolnshire County Council is the Lead Body for the county area of Lincolnshire and is inviting bids for Multiply funding, in accordance with the ‘Invitation to Bid’ provided.  

Interested organisations are asked to submit applications to deliver Multiply Projects, both in the community and in the workplace, in the period 1 April 2024 to 31 March 2025, to adults aged 19+ against the Interventions listed below:

  • Intervention 1: Courses designed to increase confidence with numbers for those needing the first steps towards formal numeracy qualifications
  • Intervention 2: Courses designed to help people use numeracy to manage their money
  • Intervention 3:  Courses designed to help people manage their money
  • Intervention 4: Courses aimed at people who cannot apply for certain jobs because of lack of numeracy skills and/or to encourage people to upskill in numeracy in order to access a certain job/career
  • Intervention 5: New intensive and flexible numeracy courses targeted at people without Level 2 maths, leading to a Functional Skills Qualification
  • Intervention 6: Courses for parents wanting to increase their numeracy skills in order to help their children, and help with their own progression
  • Intervention 7: Numeracy courses aimed at prisoners, those recently released from prison or on temporary licence
  • Intervention 8: Numeracy courses aimed at those 19 or over that are leaving, or have just left, the care system
  • Intervention 9: Numeracy activities, courses or provision developed in partnership with community organisations and other partners aimed at engaging the hardest to reach learners
  • Intervention 10: Additional relevant maths modules embedded into other vocational courses
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