Tameside 4 Good

Tameside4Good

Money collected by Tameside 4 Good is distributed to good causes in Tameside to help improve the quality of life for family, friends and neighbours that live in the borough. It is distributed via the Tameside 4 Good grant scheme that is committed to distributing grants of up to £3,000 available to Tameside good causes and up to £500 to individuals in Tameside under 25. 

Since April 2013, we've awarded £169,215.82 to 90 good causes & 15 young people in Tameside.  Last year we awarded over £20,000 to the following local organisations:

 

Bloco Mente Samba

Community Samba Band who would like to purchase equipment to ensure health, posture and safety of their members, includes carry straps, legs on three new drums and non slip rubber matting.

£900.00

Forget me not buddies (Tameside)

Provide support, activities and social inclusion opportunities for people living with dementia and their carers.  Provide a platform to publicise and further the aims and objectives of the group and promote the group in order to grow and assist as many targeted people as possible

£3,000.00

Hattersley Baptist Church

Rewiring of Existing Building including community/worship room and kitchens essential to ensure the continuing provision of all the services listed in our aims, foodbank distribution centre and cafe, meeting room for children's club, etc.

£3,000.00

Mossley Makes....

To create the Marvellous Mossley Missive a regular physical newsletter with details of free and low cost activities and events for all ages and interests run by community groups throughout Mossley. This will be distributed through schools, libraries and health care providers.

£3,000.00

Pennine Mencap

Tackling social isolation for adults with learning disabilities by offering a Friday night Club.

Grant would pay for a contribution to room hire and various resources

£1,500.00

Probin Mela Luncheon Club

Match funding towards event celebrating 30 years of the group being together.  Other funding sourced from Manchester Guardian Charitable Trust

£325.00

Saint Martins Church

Take over the running of three existing toddler groups who are struggling.  The grant would pay for contributions towards rent and for refreshments and activities.

£2,955.00

St James the Apostle

Replace a well-used, now broken instant hot water boiler so we have a   safe and convenient way to serve hot drinks for refreshments for all users of the church community room.

£840.00

Tameside Action for Social Communication and Autism

Helping families with Autistic children alleviate stress, anxiety and sometimes the confrontation that being in a busy public place can bring by organising a trip during the six-week summer holiday of 2018. 
Funding would pay for coach and admission fees to The Crocky Trail in Chester and contributions from the families would go towards insurance.

£2,500.00

Time to Talk

Continue a pilot project targeting lonely and isolated people in the community.  Funding would pay for room hire, arts and crafts materials, advertising and refreshments

£2,240.00

 

Tameside 4 Good Grants 

The Tameside 4 Good grant scheme can award up to £3,000 to local community groups that meet one or more of the following priorities:

  • Developing skills, education and employment
  • Alleviating poverty, hardship and social exclusion
  • Improving the lives of people with long term illness / disability
  • Activities for disadvantaged children and young people
  • Improving health and wellbeing of older people

The Tameside 4 Good Fund ‘Grants for Individuals’ programme will also consider requests to fund opportunities that will enable a young person to learn and/or develop new skills or take part in a character building experience or activity.

To find out when the next round of Tameside 4 Good opens and to check your eligibility please contact a member of the Development team on 0161 339 2345 email: development@actiontogether.org.uk