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  • Identifying and applying for appropriate funding
  • Developing a fundraising strategy
  • Planning and costing projects
  • Fundraising events and ideas
  • Monitoring and evaluating your project and reporting to funders
  • Developing the knowledge and skills of your management committee, trustee board, staff and volunteers
  • Ensuring you have appropriate systems and structures in place to manage your grants and organisation effectively

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Action Together COVID-19 Community Response Fund

Published date: 
Thursday, 2nd April 2020

At Action Together we recognise community action is taking place across the boroughs of Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside & Glossop, and we want to encourage and support this action. 

We are delighted to let you know that we are launching a Community Response Fund that is available for Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside & Glossop groups from the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) sector working on a COVID-19 Community Response and meet either of these priorities:


Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

Published date: 
Thursday, 9th April 2020

Tesco Bags of Help is responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis by setting up a new short-term fund to support local communities. The programme is set up to support organisational need in this time of crisis rather than fund specific projects. Successfuls applications will receive a single payment award of £500 to organisations who are supporting vulnerable groups. Due to the need to respond quickly to the emergency we have created a streamlined application process and payment process to make it easier to get funds distributed quickly.  

Alpkit - Go Nice Places, Do Good Things Grant

Published date: 
Wednesday, 1st April 2020
funding update

Alpkit are the charity that helps people Go Nice Places, Do Good Things. However, recent global events call for a shift of focus over the coming months. Alpkit are now prioritising funds to support projects that demonstrate an immediate impact on those affected by the Covid-19 virus crisis.

As a community, Alpkit believe they are a resourceful and adventurous bunch and welcome any applications from individuals or organisations serving those affected by coronavirus, across the country.

Examples include:

We love MCR charity – Covid-19 Community Response Grant

Published date: 
Wednesday, 1st April 2020

Constituted groups and organisations can apply to this fund for £500 - £3000 for the items, equipment or supplies they need to support their communities in this difficult time. The We love MCR charity have simplified the process to apply and are able to get the money out to groups quickly. 

Email: for an application form.

Completed application forms should be a emailed to:

Sport England Community Emergency Fund

Published date: 
Wednesday, 1st April 2020
funding update

Sport England has set up the new £20 million Community Emergency Fund as part of a £195 million package to help the sport and physical activity sector through the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The scheme aims to deliver immediate funding to those most in need and builds on the success of similar previous funds such as Sport England’s Flood Relief Fund.

The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust

Published date: 
Wednesday, 1st April 2020

The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust is offering grants of up to £5,000 (unrestricted) to organisations who provide early years support and will experience an increase in demand due to Covid-19.The Trust will make grants to organisations working to  improve the life chances for some of the most disadvantaged children in England and Wales by investing in early intervention and preventative work.

The National Emergencies Trust (NET)

Published date: 
Tuesday, 31st March 2020

The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has launched a coronavirus fundraising appeal to raise funds for local charities. The British Red Cross will be managing donations.  NET will award grants and distribute money raised through a number of charitable organisations, for example local community foundations. Partners will work within parameters agreed with NET “to help identify the greatest need and distribute funds with both care and speed wherever possible”.

Free Supplies through Giving World

Published date: 
Tuesday, 31st March 2020
funding update

We are here to provide free of charge clothing, food Items, toiletries, cleaning and household products so the most vulnerable people in our communities can stay safe and well.

COVID-19 presents us with one of the greatest challenges we have seen during our lifetimes. However, during this difficult time we, at Giving World remain committed to supporting people in crisis by providing our service in the time of their greatest need.