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How to apply: Simply send a short proposal (not more than two pages) explaining how you will benefit from an eco audit and how you can help to spread good practice; by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Eco Audits, The City Bridge Trust, City of London, PO Box 270, Guildhall, London EC2P 2EJ.
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By Kaye Wiggins and John Plummer, Third Sector Online, 29 July 2010
Ministers Francis Maude and Nick Hurd also write to sector asking for cost-saving ideas
The Office for Civil Society will cut £11m from its 2010/11 budget by reducing its funding for Capacitybuilders, the Commission for the Compact and the youth volunteering charity v.
The reduction brings the budget down from £147.9m to £136.9m, a drop of 7.4 per cent.
In a statement released today, the OCS confirmed it will cut £5m from v’s match funding budget and £1.95m from its annual grant, which had been set at £39m for the current financial year.
The OCS will also cut its funding to Capacitybuilder by £1.3m and to the Commission for the Compact by £400,000.
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