The new Equalities Funding Programme provides grants of up to £40,000 per year to voluntary and community sector groups to deliver projects which address inequalities faced by sections of the community in Manchester.
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The East Manchester Ending Youth Violence Small Grants Programme will provide funding for voluntary, community and faith organisations working with young people in the East Manchester SRF area.
The grants will support work with young people who are involved in youth violence or are at risk of becoming involved.
Grants of up to £3,000 are available for activities and support for 13-25 year olds from the East Manchester SRF area to be delivered before 31 March 2013.
To mark Trustee Week 2012, which is 5 – 11 November, we have updated and added new links to our Trustees Toolkit: www.manchestercommunitycentral.org/trustees-toolkit
We are especially keen this year to support the facilitation of matching volunteers with specific skill sets to trustee opportunities through the promotion of the NCVO Trusteebank.
The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and BIG Lottery Fund (Big) are to provide £100 million in grants for public parks over the next three years.
The Parks for People programme is designed to encourage more people to get involved in the management of their local part. The new funding will, for the first time, include projects that conserve historic cemeteries.
Parks for People is for projects related to historic parks and cemeteries in the UK. You can apply for a grant from £100,000 to £5million.
The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has set up the Advice Services Transition Fund to enable local not-for-profit providers of advice services in England to continue to give vital help to people and communities.
Trustees are the people in charge of a charity. They play a vital role, volunteering their time and working together to make important decisions about the charity's work. Trustees' Week is an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do and highlight opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference.
Trustees’ Week 2012 is 5 –11 November and their website: http://trusteesweek.blogspot.co.uk/ will be regularly updated with news and information in the run up to the week.
The Santander Foundation has announced the launch of a new grants fund worth £1.23 million.
Designed to be quick and easy to use, nominations can be made by charities as well as Santander customers and staff.
Just visit any Santander branch and complete a nomination form. The completed form should be dropped into the box provided in your local branch. There are no closing dates and entries will be regularly considered by a panel of staff drawn from across the region. Successful charities will be notified within 2 months of submitting their nomination.
This years international Women's Day grants provide an opportunity for not for profit groups to apply for small grants of £250 to £500 to host events that tackle the under representation of women in the arts, business, sport, science and the environment and promote work with different groups of women in Manchester.
Not-for-profit, voluntary and community groups can apply for grants of £250 to £500 to host International Women's Day events across the city during March 2013.
The aim of the Future Ready Fund is ‘To protect and enhance essential and strategically critical services for single homeless people and support them in the transition to becoming sustainable’
This means the fund is there to help organisations get ready for the future.
A new pilot fund has been launched by Sport England with funding from the National Lottery. Awards of between £30,001 and £500,000 are available to fund sports projects that can best contribute to improving health while also growing weekly sports participation.
Sport England is focusing this funding on those who are least active and in this way plan to make a significant contribution to reducing health inequalities and producing the greatest potential health benefit in England.