The CDL Fund

funding update

Aims/priorities: The Fund aims to support the activities of local community or voluntary groups and projects that contribute positively to the quality of life, wellbeing and improved health of people and communities which address any or all of the priorities listed below:

  • Older people
  • Children and young people
  • Stronger communities
  • Environment
  • Health and Wellbeing

Who can apply? The CDL Fund aims to encourage and support grassroots community organisations. This means small, community-based and locally controlled groups that manage themselves, encourage people to get involved as volunteers and who just need a bit of financial help to be able to work with their community in the way they’d like.

Applicants must be based in Greater Manchester and have an annual income of less than £150,000.

Grant amount: The maximum award request that will be considered is £1,000.

Application process: Application form available from Forever Manchester

Deadline:  Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis and as such there is no deadline, however, please note that the Fund may close at short notice if oversubscribed.

Contact Information:  Tel: 0161 214 0940 email:

Website address:

£1000.01 to £10,000
Constituted Group
Funding Theme: 
Children and Young People
Health and Wellbeing
Older People
Unpublish Date: 
Thursday, 29 October, 2020