Published date: 15 November 2019

Last edited date: 15 November 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 29 November 2019

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£1 to £20,000

Procurement reference

Cross Sector Partnerships

Published date

15 November 2019

Closing date

29 November 2019

Contract start date

15 January 2020

Contract end date

30 September 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements below the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



This programme is open to all schools (state-funded or independent), higher education, and further education providers in England. In order to bid, partnerships must involve a minimum of two schools/higher education providers.

To bid, partnerships must nominate a lead school/institution or entity that will receive the grant award on behalf of the partnership.

Please see Part 3 of the Bidding guidance for further information on the types of institutions who can act in this role For successful bids, the lead school/institution becomes the Grant Holder.

As this grant programme is designed to promote engagement across sectors, partnerships must also involve a minimum of one school/institution from an educational sector different to the Grant Holder's sector.

More information


Additional text

Please see attached grant bidding documents, competitively lead under the Education Act 2002.

About the buyer

Contact name


Sanctuary Buildings,