Free summer camp opportunity for young people

Published date: 
Wednesday, 6th April 2022
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Applications are now open for Action for Conservation's free Summer Camps.

Action for Conservation are trying to reach as many young people as possible who might be interested in this adventure of a lifetime.

Action for Conservation are looking for young people, aged 12-16, who are based in England and Wales, to join them on their residential Summer Camps in three of the UK's most amazing national parks this July and August 2022.

Kooth Service Update

Published date: 
Wednesday, 6th April 2022
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Kooth is commissioned by the NHS, Local Authorities, charities and businesses to provide anonymous and personalised mental health support for Children and Young People. They provide end to end support whatever the need.

Kooth service is being expanded to support the ages of 10-25 across Greater Manchester, and their counterpart adult service Qwell is going live for ages 26+.

Kooth Website

Qwell Website

Youth Music Trailblazer Fund

Aims/priorities: The purpose of the Youth Music Trailblazer Fund is to provide support for organisations delivering projects that help children and young people facing barriers to make, learn or earn in music. The fund is designed to support organisations who want to trial work for the first time, test a new way of working, or disrupt the status quo.

Who can apply? Constituted community organisations based in England may apply.

The fund has a particular focus on supporting:

R4GM Community Fund

Aims/priorities: The Community Fund is a joint R4GM and SUEZ initiative to support Greater Manchester community and voluntary sector groups to deliver projects that help to reduce household waste in Greater Manchester. 

Who can apply? Any charity, community, voluntary and faith groups, schools, colleges, universities or not for profit organisations can apply

Stop Loan Sharks Community Fund

Aims/priorities: The England Illegal Money Lending Team has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of the issues of illegal money lending. The aim of this funding is to give groups the opportunity to raise awareness of the issue, in their community in a different way.

Delivered by England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT), the funding has come from the proceeds of crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders.

Grants of £5,000 are on offer for project which:

Active Tameside Sport & Physical Activity Awards 2022 - Nominations Now Live

Published date: 
Monday, 4th April 2022
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Active Tameside Sport & Physical Activity Awards 2022, gives clubs and groups the chance to showcase the great work carried out by many volunteers within the Tameside sport and physical activity community.

There are hundreds of Tameside sportspeople and volunteers who have given their time and commitment to sport; the event will recognise and celebrate the success of these stars across Tameside.

Nomination categories include:

The Skelton Charity 2022

Aims/priorities: Grants are available for registered charities in the North West of England working to provide greater opportunities for and improve the lives of children, the elderly and the disabled and their carers.  The Trustees are also willing to consider particular needs caused by the Covid19 pandemic and by adapting to new ways of working. Grants are not made to individuals. Grants are not generally made for salaries or other recurring costs. Applications from charities in successive years are not viewed favourably.

Technology for our Ageing Population: Panel for Innovation (TAPPI)

Aims/priorities: The programme views enabling technology as a vital element of supporting older people to remain as independent as possible in their own homes and communities. The fund is looking for practical, holistic solutions and supporting services that can enable people to achieve better, personalised outcomes effectively and efficiently within local communities

Who can apply? UK-based organisations are eligible to apply. Applicants might include:

Triangle Trust 1949 Fund

Aims/priorities: The first round of 2022 provides grants to young carers/young adult carers. In recognition of the huge impact the pandemic has had on children and young people across the UK, especially that those with caring responsibilities are disproportionately affected, the Trust has focused its funding on providing support to young carers and young adult carers to address learning gaps linked to the pandemic.