GM Mental Wellbeing grants

funding update

Aims/priorities: GMCVO have launched the second year of a grants programme to support people from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester, that may struggle to achieve high levels of mental wellbeing.

Following the success of year 1, a second year of the GM Mental Wellbeing grants programme has been agreed which will build on the lessons learned and successful projects delivered.

The communities identified are:

  • Carers
  • People from BAME communities*
  • People living with long term physical or mental health conditions
  • People who identify as LGBTQ+
  • Disabled people
  • Military veterans
  • People who are unemployed
  • ​Socially isolated older people

Who can apply? You must be a constituted Voluntary, Community or Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisation operating in Greater Manchester for the benefit of Greater Manchester residents (also includes Glossop).

Applications from CIC’s will be accepted if they have a minimum of three directors, a membership and an asset lock with a specified organisation named.

Applications from Companies limited by guarantee will need a minimum of three directors, and within their Articles of Association a statement about their purpose and social impact, a not for profit clause, a director remuneration clause as well as a clause stating that assets will be distributed to another not-for-profit organisation fulfilling similar objects if they dissolve.

Your organisation`s income must not have exceeded £50,000 in its most recent full financial year.

Grant amount: Micro grants round of £100 - £750.  The second stage, a small grants round of £750 - £3,000, will launch in September 2021.

Application process: Online application available from funder’s website

Deadline:  Micro grants - Friday 29 October 2021 at 16:00

Contact Information:

Website address:


up to £1000
Constituted Group
Registered Charity
Social Enterprise
Funding Theme: 
Health and Wellbeing
Unpublish Date: 
Friday, 29 October, 2021