Rochdale

Rochdale

Giving World

We are here to provide free of charge clothing, food Items, toiletries, cleaning and household products so the most vulnerable people in our communities can stay safe and well.

COVID-19 presents us with one of the greatest challenges we have seen during our lifetimes. However, during this difficult time we, at Giving World remain committed to supporting people in crisis by providing our service in the time of their greatest need.

The Clothworkers' Foundation

Aims/priorities: The Clothworkers' Foundation is the independent charitable arm of The Clothworkers' Company, and is one of the top 50 charitable grant makers in the UK.

The Clothworkers' Foundation aims to use its funding to improve the quality of life for people and communities that face disadvantage. Grants are available to UK charities under its Open Grants Programme to fund capital projects, such as buildings, equipment and vehicles, that fit within one its nine areas of interest:

Morrison's Foundation - COVID-19 Homeless Support Fund

Aims/priorities: The Morrisons Foundation recognises that homeless people are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19 because they are more likely to have underlying health conditions and are less able to access basic sanitation.

Homelessness charities are raising concerns that if someone is sleeping rough or in a crowded night shelter, it’s impossible to self-isolate and maintain social distance so help is needed more than ever before.

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:

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:

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.

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.

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