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Greater Manchester – Breathe Better Air Community Fund

15 Jun 2023 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

The Fund aims to raise awareness of the health effects of air pollution, encouraging and enabling communities to become effective community air quality campaigners.

a blue bag with a yellow ribbon around the top and white pound sign on the frontThe Breathe Better Air Community Fund is offering awards of up to £5,000.

The Breathe Better Air Community Fund welcomes applications from grassroots community groups based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester.

Projects should aim to make a positive impact on the clean air movement by delivering one or more of the following:        

  • Raising public awareness about health outcomes related to air pollution
  • Undertaking activities that promote better air quality in communities. This could include educational, research-based or practical activities.
  • Engaging and collaborating with public bodies, networks and/or communities to promote better air quality
  • Skills building for grassroots organisations to support future campaigning activities that promote better air quality
  • Campaigning from communities most adversely effected by air pollution
  • Projects targeting underrepresented communities

Who can apply?
The Breathe Better Air Community Fund aims to encourage and support grassroots community organisations. This means small, community-based and locally controlled groups that manage themselves.

Applicants with an annual income of less than £150,000 will be prioritised.

Apply here

Deadline: 30 June 2023, 12pm

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