Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - Peace and Security Programme

Aims/priorities: The Fund aims to support a transition towards:

  • The use of 'soft', rather than 'hard' power as a first line of response to conflict within society and around the world.
  • The de-legitimisation of violence as a tool for responding to conflict, securing interests or projecting power.
  • A culture of human rights and non-violent problem-solving, promoted at all levels of society.

Funding is available for charitable work in the following areas:

PRS Foundation - Open Fund for Organisations

Aims/priorities: The Open Fund for Organisations supports high-quality new music projects and not programmes. Projects must involve the creation, performance and promotion of new music and enable songwriters, composers, artists, bands and performers of all backgrounds to develop creatively and professionally. The Foundation will prioritise expenditure that will have a direct and obvious impact on music creator development.

Projects must fit with all three of the Foundation's funding priorities:

One GM Community Fund

Aims/priorities: The One GM Community Fund welcomes applications from grassroots community groups based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester. The Fund will support projects working in one of the following thematic areas:

  • Families and individuals experiencing food poverty
  • Support for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • Community based mental health and well-being support

Should the Fund be oversubscribed the first two themes will be prioritised.

Made By Sport Fund

Aims/priorities: The Made By Sport Fund welcomes applications from grassroots community sports groups based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester who are working with children and young people. The Fund aims to support organisations which are able to demonstrate that the Covid-19 pandemic has affected their ability to deliver their usual activities. 

Specifically, we will fund clubs and organisations which can demonstrate that they are using sport to work towards one or more of the following outcomes: