This prize draw will support 422, a community project in Manchester. 422 has a long history of being a space where people come together. Once a library, youth centre, and now after years of standing empty, the plan is for 422 to become a Community Hub in an area that experiences some of the highest levels of deprivation in the UK.
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To join you need to be a resident of Levenshulme, Longsight or Gorton and be an expectant Mum, Dad or Carer or have a child under 2. Siblings are welcome to accompany you.
The Magic Little Grants Fund provides charities and community groups that are either in their first year of operation or have an annual income under £250,000 the opportunity to apply for a £500 grant.
This year the fund has expanded to support the following funding themes:
Building and civil engineering company, Sir Robert McAlpine, is proud to have launched the Strong Foundations Grant, supporting small charities and community organisations in and around Manchester. For their 2021 fund, Sir Robert McAlpine has set up grants in a total of 7 locations across England and Scotland to engage local residents and boost community wellbeing in areas around their construction projects.
Through our partnership with funding website easyfundraising, 43 groups, voluntary organisations and charities are now benefitting from extra funding. If you are looking for ways to diversify your income, this is something your organisation can also get involved in.
Flourish Together are seeking to find 20 diverse women’s support organisations across Greater Manchester who want to develop their Enterprise, Learning, Leadership, Innovation and Influencing skills to build the capacity and sustainability of the Women’s Support Sector.
Great Spaces Northmoor retail spaces are part of an iconic, Grade II listed building in the heart of Northmoor. The building has three retail units, 19 residential apartments, and the much-loved Northmoor Community Centre.
Excelerate Women is a fully funded online scale up programme offering coaching for Greater Manchester women business leaders and their teams to springboard business growth.
The programme is delivered over 6 weeks through a combination of group mentoring, 1:1 coaching and advice, with access to additional free training between sessions choosing modules that suit individual business needs.
PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a HIV prevention gamechanger in supporting to get to zero new HIV transmissions by 2030 – a global ambition set out by UNAIDS. Alongside other prevention methods including condoms, regular testing, PEP and U=U, PrEP equips communities with the tools to achieve the global target.
Make a difference to your community by using creativity to explore local issues that matter to you. Over 5 weeks you will meet with professionals to play creative games, learn skills in devising, film making and drama and create your very own film that looks at real life issues today. For ages 9 – 12 years. The workshops take place at Newton Heath Library, 2 Old Church St, Manchester M40 2JF.