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Action Together’s team of development officers have a wealth of experience that could help you find and secure funding.  This includes:

  • 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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Forever Manchester Community Support Fund

Published date: 
Friday, 27th March 2020
forever manchester

During these uncertain times, we know that grassroot community groups are responding to the impact of Covid-19 through kindness, coming together to help those most affected however they can.
To support these local responses, Forever Manchester is offering awards of up to £1,000.

Community Support Fund Criteria

The Community Support Fund will accept applications from community groups based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester. We want to fund organisations who are supporting their communities however they can.

Greggs Foundation Local Community Projects Fund

Published date: 
Monday, 16th March 2020
funding update organisations can apply for grants of up to £2,000 for projects working to reduce disadvantage experienced by the most deprived people in the community such as the disabled, those living in poverty, voluntary carers and isolated older people.

The funds objectives are:

The Peter Cruddas Foundation - Funding for Projects that Support Disadvantaged and Disengaged Young People

Published date: 
Monday, 16th March 2020
funding update

Registered charities in England and Wales can apply for funding for projects that help disadvantaged and disengaged young people in England and Wales.

Priority is given to projects designed to help disadvantaged and disengaged young people in the age range of 14 to 30, to pursue pathways to Education, Training and Employment with the ultimate aim of helping them to become financially independent.

There is no minimum or maximum amount and projects can be funded for more than one year.

Awards for Volunteers

Published date: 
Tuesday, 10th March 2020
funding update

Recognise volunteers in the charity sector.

Room to Reward is a unique volunteer-recognition charity created to say ‘thank you’ to the Hidden Heroes – inspirational volunteers who give up their time to make a difference to those who need it most.

Partner hotels donate their unsold rooms, charities and community groups nominate their Hidden Heroes for a break – Room to Reward make it happen!

The charity launched in 2015 and since then some 220 hotels have joined the scheme. It aims to reallocate unsold rooms to "hidden heroes" who work to help others.

Grow the Game Opens for Applications

Published date: 
Friday, 6th March 2020
funding update

Now in its tenth year, the scheme, which is funded by the FA and Sport England and delivered by the Football Foundation, has committed £1.5 million to boost grassroots football in England in 2020.

The scheme aims to support the involvement of traditionally under-represented groups in community football with a focus on creating new women and girls teams (from age 7 years on) and disability football teams. All teams within the project must be affiliated for the 2020/21 season.

Big Local Treasure - Deadline postponed

Published date: 
Thursday, 5th March 2020
Big Local Treasure

Due to the Covid 19 outbreak, we have decided to postpone the deadline for applications. 

Big Local Treasure aims to support community activity delivered by and for the community of the Clarksfield, Greenacres and Littlemoor areas of Big Local Oldham.

The most important and valuable thing for our community is the people.

Our vision is for our streets and our neighbourhood to be cleaner, feel safer and be more inviting for everyone.  We want to fund at least five projects / ideas / activities that help the people of our communities: