MadLab are launching a new inclusive Greater Manchester community fund which will award micro-bursaries of £200 to applicants with imaginative training and workshop ideas that will help enrich their community.
Pilotlight and the Garfield Weston Foundation would like to announce that the Weston Charity Awards are now open for applications.
The Government has announced the launch of a new funding pot for projects that will celebrate and commemorate the Windrush Generation and their contribution to the country. Windrush Day, which will take place on 22 June 2019, will be the focal point of these projects.
Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.
This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.
Localgiving have announced that this year's Grow Your Tenner campaign will launch at 10am on Tuesday 11 December 2018. The campaign will run until the match funding is fully allocated or 12am on Thursday 10 January – whichever comes first.
This year Localgiving are putting a particular emphasis on encouraging people to become long term supporters of their local charities. With this in mind, Localgiving will match monthly donations for a full 6 months for donors who set up a direct debit to a Localgiving member for a year.
The Centre for Social Action has partnered with the Centre for Ageing Better to launch the Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering fund. The fund has been set up to develop and document models of good practice in supporting older people’s voluntary and community activity.
The Inter Faith Youth Trust is launching a new grant programme for young people’s organisations to hold inter faith events or activities in the Greater Manchester area. May 2019 will mark two years since the bombing at the Manchester Arena. The focus of the project is to highlight the good that can come from different communities working together in friendship. Grants are for between £200 to £1,000.
The Nationwide Building Society Community Grants programme is now open for applications. Charities, Community Land Trusts and housing co-operatives can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 to make a change in your local area. The applications will be reviewed and voted on by a regional Community Board, made up of Nationwide members, colleagues and local housing charities. And it’s more than just money, the funded projects will also get community and volunteering support.
The Office for Civil Society has launched a Digital Leadership Fund, with the goal of improving skills among charity Chief Executives, trustees and senior teams, by scaling a number of existing digital leadership training programmes that already support leaders in the social sector.
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