Oldham

Oldham

GC Gibson Charitable Trust

Aims/priorities: Last year the Funder supported capital equipment purchases and building refurbishment projects which provide benefit to the aged or the disadvantaged young or to the disabled.  They want to encourage projects that increase engagement for the benefit of both individuals and society.

Who can apply? Charities must be UK registered but can operate anywhere in the world.

Grant amount: Applications given out last  year did not exceed £4,000

The Charity Service Grant Fund

Aims/priorities: The Grant Fund is provided and administered by the Charity Service, a registered charity supporting third sector organisations in Greater Manchester. The funding is intended for local organisations working with people who are disadvantaged, sick, infirm, or living in poverty in the area.

Who can apply? Registered charities, community interest companies (CICs) and voluntary organisations are welcome to apply. Multiple applications from one organisation will be considered although these must not be for the same purpose.

Places of Worship (POW): protective security funding scheme

Aims/priorities: This scheme provides funding for protective security measures to places of worship and associated faith community centres that are vulnerable to hate crime. Any crime that is motivated by hostility on the grounds of race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or transgender identity can be classed as a hate crime. For this scheme, they are focusing on religion.

The Austin & Hope Pilkington Trust

Aims/priorities: Aware that the COVID-19 crisis is having an extreme and significant effect on the whole charitable sector, The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust has reviewed its criteria for its next round of grants. In order to spread the Trust’s available funding as far as possible, grants will be for £1,000 rather than the usual £5,000 for grant round 3, which is for projects to deal with people aged 60 and over. You can apply for a grant from the Trust if you have an operating income and expenditure of between £100,000 and £1m.

The 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.

The Lawrence Atwell's Charity (for individuals)

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:

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