Arnold Clark, the UK’s largest independently owned, family-run car retailer, has created the Arnold Clark Community Fund to support communities across the UK in which it operates. The fund currently aims to help UK charities and local community groups continue their important work which may be at risk due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Women’s Sector Resilience Fund Phase 2, is a £2.1m fund to support local networks of organisations working with and for women to make change to systems that cause women’s poverty in their area.
GMCVO are delivering a grants programme to support people from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester that may struggle to achieve higher levels of mental wellbeing.
The communities the programme wants to reach in year 2 are:
The focus of this year's Dream Fund will be projects that are looking to deliver systemic change in the following funding categories:
- Social inequality
- Pandemic recovery
The Dream Fund will offer a total award fund of £3,500,000 for charitable organisations to deliver projects within Great Britain from 2022-2025.
Three charities based in Manchester have shared a £30,000 windfall as part of Ecclesiastical Insurance Group’s annual Movement for Good awards.
Sharks Community Trust, Humans MCR and The Maggie Oliver Foundation are three of 30 charities chosen by a panel of judges that will benefit from the money.
Funding is intended to support community-led organisations to deliver change by drawing on the 'lived experiences' of people who have experienced the issues being tackled. These issues should align with one of Comic Relief's four strategic themes:
Lloyds Bank Foundation’s Racial Equity funding strand is aimed at charities where more than half of their Trustee Board self-identify as belonging to a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic community. The charity must have a focus on supporting people from specific Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic communities to overcome any of the following 11 Complex Social Issues:
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.
Greater Sport and GM Moving have now launched phase 3 of their Tackling Inequalities Fund. The fund is to help reduce the negative impact of Covid-19 and the widening of the inequalities in sport and physical activity, and on active lives.
Applications are now open and organisations across Greater Manchester can apply.
Do you have an idea that will bring long-term benefits to the north Manchester community?
Hobin’s Community Fund provides grant funding to groups and organisations to help them make a sustainable positive impact across north Manchester.
Applications for Monsall (including Moston, Harpurhey, Collyhurst and Newton Heath) are now open.