Adult Services Winter Pressures Fund 2021/2022

Aims/priorities: Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council has again been allocated an amount of funding from Central Government to support the wellbeing of the local population during the winter months. They are looking to fund groups who can support vulnerable adults in Tameside and projects that will improve people’s experiences and welfare during the winter months. Groups of adults they are looking to help are those that are most vulnerable, such as older people, isolated people, people living in poverty; people who are homeless, people with disabilities and anybody who can be deemed as vulnerable and who may struggle with daily living during the winter months. Along with all the usual innovative ideas that they normally fund, this year they are also specifically looking for organisations that can help to provide services such as Befriending and support to the Hospital in relation to discharge and home support. All applications will be asked to confirm that they have the appropriate insurances, governance and risk assessments in place and that they will adhere to the relevant most up to date government guidance regarding the Covid pandemic.

Who can apply? Applications are open to those in the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise sector who provide activities which help people in Tameside. This can include voluntary organisations, community groups, community interest companies, social enterprises, development trusts and charities.

Grant amount: This year they are splitting the funding between small, medium and large grants:

Small Grants

The maximum you can apply for is £1000. These are for small projects such as a small event, project, the purchase of equipment, goods or services for community members etc. Applications should be completed and sent direct to Janine Byron.

Please note:

  • Ongoing running costs will not be funded.
  • Continuation funds for existing projects will not be funded.
  • Salaries will not be funded.
  • Purchases of equipment should be for the benefit of the community. Equipment solely for an organisation will not be funded.

Medium Grant

The maximum you can apply for is £10,000. These are for projects that will impact on more than one town/ward and will support the wider community of Tameside and not just in one specific area or members of one organisation. Applications should be completed and sent direct to Janine Byron.

Please note:

  • Ongoing running costs will not be funded
  • Continuation funds for existing projects will not be funded.
  • Salaries will not be funded.
  • Purchases of equipment should be for the benefit of the community. Equipment solely for an organisation will not be funded.

Large Grants

These are for larger scale projects which will support and have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of a larger number of people across the borough. They are open to a range of new and innovative ideas and within this if you have an idea/offer around befriending or hospital discharge to home support they would welcome a conversation. If you have an idea that fits the above criteria, please contact Janine Byron for an initial discussion. It is important that there is evidence of need for these projects and the proposal will require a more in-depth discussion and application. Once the proposals have been discussed and the need has been agreed with Adults Services, you will be encouraged to submit an application. This is so they can ensure a more targeted allocation of funding where the support is most needed. Please do not complete application until discussed with Janine Byron.

Please note:

  • Ongoing running costs will not be funded.
  • Continuation funds for existing projects will not be funded.
  • Salaries may be funded but this will need approval before submitting the application (see notes above). 
  • Purchases of equipment should be for the benefit of the community. Equipment solely for an organisation will not be funded.

Application process: Complete the small grants application form or the medium grants application form and return it to janine.byron@tameside.gov.uk. Click here for the guidance notes.

Deadline: Monday 22 November 2021, 12 noon.

Contact information: Janine Byron Assistant Team Manager - Tel 07792 496858 or Email janine.byron@tameside.gov.uk 

 

Place: 
Applicants: 
Organisations
Amount: 
£10,000.01 to £25,000
Status: 
Live
Structure: 
Charitable Company
CIC
CIO
Constituted Group
Partnerships and Consortiums
Registered Charity
Social Enterprise
Funding Theme: 
Local
Community
Unpublish Date: 
Monday, 22 November, 2021