A new £350,000 grants programme to support UK based LGBT+ non-profit groups, organisations and projects most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Organisations applying must have Objects in their constitution specifically outlining their support of LGBT+ communities and/or be clear in their public facing materials (e.g.
All Capacity Building
The LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Fund is funded by Comic Relief, and METRO is the lead intermediary partner distributing these funds to the sector.
The Fund will operate in every nation of the UK, and its delivery will be supported by delivery partners in each nation.
These delivery partners are:
The Foundation’s Grants Programme supports innovative project ideas and approaches that seek to strengthen the ability of civic voices to engage with governments to improve governance and development outcomes through their active participation.
Has your company or organisation been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and been unable to access suitable or sufficient investment from existing support schemes such as the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) or SIB’s Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund?
Whether you address social needs, strengthen communities, improve people’s life chances, enhance culture or protect the environment – this opportunity is for you.
Are you feeling digitally excluded? You can sign up to a free laptop/computer project covering Greater Manchester today and see how MyOutsourcedIT can help you and your family.
A free computer in every home that needs it, help in the community and supporting education with workshops and training.
Fifteen £1,000 grants are available to voluntary, community and social enterprise emergency food providers in the city of Manchester, for purchasing fixtures and fittings that support preparations for the winter period aimed at: improving the health and safety of service users and workers, particularly regarding Covid-19; helping sustain and improve efficiency of existing food services; supporting increased food service provision.
Getting on Board exists to change the face of trusteeship. We want to help people from all walks of life become trustees. Getting on Board do this by working with charities to change their attitudes towards diversity and by working with aspiring trustees to better equip them to secure and thrive in a trustee role.
Do you want to strengthen governance, better manage risk, deliver better services for users, improve operating practices and better demonstrate outcomes in your charity?
The Trusted Charity quality standards will help you achieve all of this and more. Find out more about the standards at our free introductory workshop.
Your case for support is a core document that sums up why your organisation deserves to be funded.
With all organisations affected by coronavirus in some way, now is a great time to review your case for support. This interactive workshop will help you articulate your purpose and the (possibly new or exacerbated) social issues that you’re tackling. If you find yourself reinventing the wheel and writing similar but different information for funding proposals over and over again, this is the workshop for you.
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.