A digital consultancy with offices in Glasgow has announced a long-term engagement with the UK Cabinet Office to design and build a ‘grants applicant portal’.

AND Digital will develop a single online access point for all available UK Government grant opportunities with the aim of improving accessibility, transparency and uptake across civil sector organisations and small to medium-sized organisations.

Peter Dale, club executive at AND Digital’s Glasgow club, said: “We are delighted to have been selected as the delivery partner for this high-profile programme of work. In engaging with the Cabinet Office throughout the initial process and understanding their vision, it’s very clear that this project has the potential to fundamentally transform the user experience of citizens, businesses and charitable organisations alike.

“At AND Digital we have a wealth of experience in building applications with a focus on improved customer experience, ease of use for the user and optimisation of the administration functionality. Our agile approach of working with a team of developers, programme managers and coaches, provides a great way to collaborate with the Government Grants Management Function. This shared endeavour will drive a step change in effective and efficient grantmaking by harnessing the full potential of digital technology.

“With our local presence in Glasgow, we managed to establish a blended teams approach for this project. AND’s club model has been set up with local commercial and public sector clients in mind and our ANDis can’t wait to get started on this exciting project.” 

The project contract will run until March 2023.