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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:

GM Walking Grants - Medium

Published date: 
Tuesday, 10th November 2020

Aims/priorities:  GMCVO are managing the grants process which is funded by Greater Manchester Moving (with money from Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership).  The grants will be awarded to ideas to get more people in Greater Manchester walking while adhering to government social distancing restrictions.  

All activities must encourage people who are usually less active to start or increase the amount they walk regularly whilst adhering to government social distancing guidelines​.

They must also address one or more of the following:

BlueSpark Foundation

Published date: 
Sunday, 28th June 2020
Blue Spark Foundation logo

Aims/priorities: The BlueSpark Foundation’s objective is to fund or part-fund projects that aim to improve the education and development of children and young people by means of educational, cultural, sporting or other activities.  The funding is intended to support projects that have the following objectives:

The Lawrence Atwell's Charity (for individuals)

Published date: 
Sunday, 28th June 2020

Aims/priorities: The Lawrence Atwell's Charity aims to help young people free themselves from poverty and disadvantage by heading into the job they want.  Through tailored grant-making to those people who are most in need, the Charity will invest in their talents and aspirations to help them find their way – either straightaway or through a series of steps - into satisfying work.

Who can apply? To be eligible, applicants must be:

The Community Justice Fund

Published date: 
Sunday, 28th June 2020
Community Justice Fund

Aims/priorities: The Community Justice Fund has been formed by a partnership of key representative umbrella bodies & a group of independent funders to help specialist social welfare legal advice organisations to cope with the immediate impact of COVID-19 epidemic & lay the foundations for longer term renewal. The Fund is made up of contributions from a range of sources, including the government, and it’s envisaged that funding will be awarded in 2 waves. The first wave, which is now open and will run for 6 months.

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Published date: 
Sunday, 28th June 2020

Aims/priorities: The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people living throughout the UK and takes pride in supporting work that might otherwise be considered difficult to fund.  The Foundation offers grants across the following range of priority areas:

  • The arts
  • Children and young people
  • The environment
  • Food
  • Social change

Funding can be used for core or project costs, including staff salaries and overheads.

BBC Children in Need - COVID-19 Next Step Grants Programme

Published date: 
Wednesday, 17th June 2020
funding update

Aims/priorities: In addition to its regular grant-making programmes, BBC Children in Need is providing the COVID-19 Next Step Grant Programme which is designed to fund sustained responses to the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation.

The funding is intended to help organisations with more complex service adaption, including additional staffing requirements. It is designed to be as flexible as possible, covering a wide range of activities.

For groups that are unable to apply to this first round, a second Next Steps programme is expected to open in October 2020.

Historic England - COVID-19 Emergency Heritage at Risk Response Fund

Published date: 
Monday, 15th June 2020

Aims/priorities: The COVID-19 Emergency Heritage at Risk Response Fund is a £3 million temporary funding stream, which is provided and administered by Historic England.

The funding is intended to help fund urgent maintenance, repairs and surveys at some of England’s locally cherished historic buildings and sites.

Asda Foundation - COVID-19 Healthy Holiday Grants

Published date: 
Sunday, 14th June 2020

Aims/priorities: The ASDA Foundation's grants programmes aim to support grassroots charitable organisations working at the heart of its stores' communities with initiatives that will make a real long-term difference, benefiting the wider community. Healthy Holiday Grants are designed to support charitable groups that typically would be holding summer holiday activities to ensure children are provided with a hot meal.

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