Other funding opportunities

At Action Together we know that grant funding is the lifeblood of many of our members and we continue identify and promote grants that are available.

If you need training, support or advice to find and secure funding, contact our development team on Tel: 0161 339 2345 or Email: development@actiontogether.org.uk.

Funding

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ESF Grants for Greater Manchester - Round 2

Published date: 
Wednesday, 21st August 2019
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A £4.9 million programme to tackle unemployment has been launched in April 2019 with backing from the European Social Fund.

Round 2 of ESF Community Grants for Greater Manchester will open on 4 September and close on 16 October. WEA are running a workshop for those of you that may be considering submitting a funding application but have some questions such as the eligibility criteria, activities you can apply for, eligible costs and how you can avoid the common mistakes people make in application forms, etc. 

Answer Cancer Fund - deadline 30 September

Published date: 
Tuesday, 13th August 2019
funding update

Would your organisation like to help play a part in boosting cancer screening rates in Greater Manchester?

Answer Cancer will be working with voluntary sector organisations, including faith groups, resident associations and community groups, to raise awareness of screening and possible symptoms and causes of cancer.  Answer Cancer will support these organisations through training, information sessions and investments.

The focus is on three types of cancer:

Healthy Heart Grants - deadline 9 September

Published date: 
Monday, 12th August 2019
funding update

Apply for funding of up to £10,000 for community projects in the Granada region that promotes heart health.

Funding is awarded for original, innovative projects that promote a healthy heart and help reduce the risk of developing heart disease.
      
Projects should aim to promote activities such as cooking skills, healthy eating, improving physical activity levels and mental wellbeing, all with a focus on a healthy heart.
 
Grants are only available to not-for-profit organisations, including:

#IWILL Fund 2019 - deadline 20 September

Published date: 
Monday, 12th August 2019
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Community organisations across England can now apply for grants of up to £35,000 to help young people have a say in how community spaces are managed. The Fund is expected to make up to eight grants, available for one year. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to re-apply for up to two years' further funding, to build on their learning and focus on sustaining their impact. 

Tackling violence against women and girls - deadline 4 September

Published date: 
Monday, 12th August 2019
funding update

Comic Relief are continuing their partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the UK’s devolved administrations to open this £1.2 million fund to support organisations across the UK tackling violence against women and girls (VAWG).

The fund has been made available through a grant from the Tampon Tax Fund.

Funding will be provided to support those facing multiple disadvantage across one or more strands of Violence against Women & Girls (VAWG). These stands are defined as:

NHS England - Celebrating Involvement in Healthcare Community Grants

Published date: 
Monday, 12th August 2019
funding update

One-off grants are available for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England that want to share examples of good practice where involving patients and the public in the work of the NHS have improved services.

The funding is for groups that would like to share with the NHS their good practice in a creative way. This can be in a wide variety of ways, such as with videos, photo or audio books, leaflets and posters, graphics or other formats.

To be eligible, applications must meet the following criteria:

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Grants

Published date: 
Monday, 5th August 2019

FASD Peer Support Small Grant Fund

We want to work with voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) groups and organisations in the local authority areas of Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside to provide peer support opportunities for parents, carers and families of children with suspected or diagnosed Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

Standing Together Community Grant - available NOW

Published date: 
Tuesday, 23rd July 2019

Oldham Community Safety and Cohesion Partnership (CSCP) is keen to invest in inspiring ideas from community groups and organisations who will work with us to promote healthy relationships, and to support young people and families affected by domestic violence and abuse and prevent them from becoming involved in violence themselves.  

Do you have a brilliant idea that will build resilience and capacity in communities by:

United Way UK launch 2019 ‘Give Local’ grants!

Published date: 
Monday, 22nd July 2019
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United Way UK are very pleased to announce the launch of our 2019 ‘Give Local’ grants! Applications are now open and charities are encouraged to apply.

The ‘Give Local’ program commenced in 2016 with United Way and Costco supporting 29 organisations across the UK that were working to help those in their local communities. to date, ‘Give Local’ grants programme has helped more than fifty thousand people across the UK. In 2019 there will be 30 grants of £1,000 each available.

Grants are available in the following regions:

Government Opens Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme with £1.6m

Published date: 
Wednesday, 17th July 2019
funding update

The Home Office is providing a further £1.6 million in funding to support places of worship in England and Wales that have been subjected to or could be vulnerable to hate crime attacks.

The Home Office is once again providing funding to help places of worship tackle hate crimes against them through the installation of additional security equipment. Hate crimes, for the purposes of this fund, are defined as any crimes committed against a person because of their real or perceived religion.