Social investment is the use of different forms of finance to help community groups, charities and social enterprises (including new organisations) achieve a social purpose.
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The Hedley Foundation award grants to those charities that are able to demonstrate quantifiable outcomes to beneficiaries. Typically, grants of up to £5,000 are regularly made and occasional larger sums are given to charities where high impact can be achieved. Similarly, smaller charities often benefit from smaller grants of £250 upwards.
You should meet the following criteria:
The second round of the Green Recovery Challenge Fund supports nature projects across England with funding worth up to £40m.
The Green Recovery Challenge Fund is open for applications at two grant levels:
The Foundation provides grants to officially recognised charitable organisations within the United Kingdom only in respect of:
The Prince’s Trust are seeking to procure partners for a new fund in Greater Manchester. They are holding an information session on the 18 March, 11am-12pm, for interested parties to find out more.
Skills for Growth – SME Support is a fully funded, tailored service to help up-skill your employees and improve productivity. Available to any voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in Greater Manchester with between 1-250 (FTE) employees, the service is designed to help your organisation grow through re-shaping, developing your talent and enhancing team performance.
The Rebuilding Heritage programme is providing free one to one and group support for individuals and organisations in the heritage sector. This support is open to organisations (including voluntary organisations) and to individuals, for example: sole traders/freelancers and those running a limited business.
Groundwork are offering frontline workers across the Northwest free training through the Big Energy Saving Network on how to support your customers/beneficiaries on saving energy and money and keeping cosy in their home.
Manchester’s Community Safety Partnership (CSP) have a funding opportunity to award £80,000 to be used to support delivery of the Greater Manchester Police and Crime Plan which focuses on keeping people safe, reducing harm and strengthen communities.
As part of our aim to provide funding support to voluntary groups and charities in these difficult times, we are now working in collaboration with fundraising website easyfundraising to help organisations in our area generate additional income.