REACT Disabilty Group.
Charity. REACT provides advocacy, guidance and information on rights and benefit entitlement for disabled people. It also works to reduce discrimination with disability awareness training and access audits. The withdrawn funding was for running costs and a wheelchair accessible minibus.Local authority funding cut: £1,890. Details: Received a total of £4,390 in 2010/11; cut by £1,890 in 2011/12.The charity’s grant has been withdrawn, but council rent in kind payments will continue. The council’s EIA says: ‘Because this organisation has used the grant for its running costs, if no alternative funding can be found a service closure could result and have an impact on people with disabilities in Stevenage.’
- Source: falseeconomy.org.uk/blog/exclusive-more-than-2000-charities-and-co…
- Posted by: False Economy at 9:24pm on 23 October 2011
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