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Pre-Occupation photos of L'Ancresse Bay released
Thursday 22 June 2017

Pre-Occupation aerial photos of L'Ancresse Bay, when the dune landscape behind the sandy beach at acted as a natural coastal defence, have been made available by the Committee for the Environment & Infrastructure.

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Policy & Resources Committee opposes moves to further raise taxes
Thursday 22 June 2017

The Policy & Resources Committee is to strongly oppose moves to increase taxes by around £750 for each taxpayer.

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Findings of the Guernsey Child Measurement Programme 2017
Thursday 22 June 2017

The School Nursing staff team recently completed their fifth round of in-school measurements for the Guernsey Child Measurement Programme, working in partnership with colleagues from Education Services and local schools, including Alderney.

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The Overseas Aid & Development Commission distributes money provided by the States of Guernsey to charities undertaking development and humanitarian work in the world's least developed countries.

  • About the Overseas Aid & Development Commission

    • On behalf of the States of Guernsey, the Commission is responsible for distributing funds voted by the States for aid and development overseas by making contributions to ongoing programmes and to emergency and disaster relief; developing programmes relating to the collection and distribution of funds involving the private sector and carrying out the duties and powers above in accordance with policies set out by the Policy Council.
    • The Commission is a non-statutory, non-governmental body. The Commission's President is Deputy Emilie Yerby and the Commissioners are: Mr. Tim Peet MBE, Mr. Steve Mauger, Mr. Philip Bodman, Ms. Teresa de Nobrega, Miss Judy Moore and Dr Nick Paluch.  The Commission publishes an annual report setting out details of the awards made and providing an update on the various projects its has supported.  Copies of past annual reports can be download from this site.
    • Each year the Commission invites any charity registered in the British Isles to apply for funding of up to £40,000 for a specific and sustainable project in one of the world's least developed countries.
    • If you wish to be added to  the Commission's email list to receive any updates on the Grant Aid scheme please click here.
  • Applications for Grant Aid Funding

    • Application for Grant Aid Funding for projects which will commence in 2018 will open on Monday 5 June 2017 and close on Friday 28 July 2017 at 12:00 noon.
    • Applications for funding for for 2018 are now open, please use the following link to access the online application form https://eforms.gov.gg/showForm.asp?nc=9ZPE&fm_fid=76
    • Applications can only be made using the online application process and a link to the application form will be available on this page from 5 June 2017.
    • Charities applying for funding for 2018 will be notified of the Commission's decision between October 2017 and the end of January 2018.
    • Applications are considered in the date order they are received, i.e. those applications received last will be considered last and so the charity is unlike to be notified of the outcome until January 2018.
    • Where an award is made, the funding cannot be released until early 2018 and the award will only be confirmed once the Commission has completed its compliance checks have been completed.
    • The Commission's decisions to support a particular project will be made in principle but will be subject to the recipient charity satisfactorily completing detailed compliance checks to ensure that charities it supports are not ones either being or at risk of being misused by terrorist organisations: to pose as legitimate entities;to exploit legitimate entities as conduits for terrorist financing, including for the purpose of escaping asset freezing measures; or to conceal or obscure the clandestine diversion of funds intended for legitimate purposes, but diverted for terrorist purposes.
  • Disaster and Emergency Relief Awards

    • The Commission's general policy in respect of Emergency and Disaster Relief awards is to support appeals launched by the UK Disasters Emergency Committee (the DEC) following a natural disaster or humanitarian crisis. The Commission will exceptionally consider applications from individual charities for awards in response to non-DEC led disasters following a catastrophic natural disaster where the day-to-day patterns of life are suddenly disrupted and the population requires supplies of basic food, shelter and medical supplies to protect them in the immediate aftermath of the disaster.  Charities applying for an exceptional award are strongly advised to read the Commission's guidance notes and to contact the Commission at overseasaid@gov.gg before submitting an application
    • Disaster emergency aid funding will normally be used to provide water, sanitation, emergency shelter, medical services and emergency feeding programmes to disaster affected areas in the immediate aftermath of the disaster and to assist in getting emergency supplies within the areas affected by the disaster.  Awards will be to a maximum of £50,000 per disaster or emergency. The application must set out how the charity proposes to use the funding requested and the budget must show what items will be purchased and in what quantity.

 

Downloads

OA&DC Grant Aid policy (2017) Grant Aid Guidance Notes (2017) Disaster Emergency Relief Policy (May 2016) Disaster Emergency Relief Guidance Notes (May 2016) Compliance procedure (May 2016) GOAC 2014 Annual Report GOAC 2013 Annual Report GOAC 2012 Annual Report Overseas Aid & Development Commission Annual Report 2015

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