Community Housing Fund Revenue Programme 2021/22

Aims/priorities: The programme is designed to give community led housing groups better access to high quality, affordable housing that meets the needs of local communities. The fund will help community groups meet a range of costs incurred in trying to develop housing, including those such as paying for searches, administration costs or legal advice, design work and planning applications. 

The grant will fund pre-development work so that schemes can complete the work required to progress the scheme towards:

eCargo Bike Grant Fund

Aims/priorities: Cargo bikes are cycles specifically designed to carry cargo. They come in a variety of configurations and can be custom-built. A cargo bike with the addition of an electric motor, which assists the rider whilst pedalling, is known as an ecargo bike.

The Government believes that replacing diesel vans with ecargo bikes or electric vans can be a good business decision, as it can help reduce costs, boost the environmental credentials of the organisation and improve the efficiency of deliveries in congested areas.

Asda Foundation - Bringing Communities Back Together

Aims/priorities: Registered charities, community groups, voluntary organisations and other not-for-profit organisations in the UK can apply for support with initiatives that will make a real long-term difference, benefiting the wider community.

In light of easing of coronavirus restrictions, the new scheme Bringing Communities Back Together aims to support local groups by providing two tranches of funding (Phase 1 and Phase 2), aimed at supporting a celebration event or enabling activities and services to get back on track after the disruption of the pandemic.

GM COVID-19 Community Champions Targeted Communications Grants

Aims/priorities: Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is seeking grant applications from GM Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations to support GM residents who are at higher risk of lasting health, social and financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic and are less likely to engage with mainstream communications approaches. This grants programme is administered by GMCVO.

Healthy Young Minds renamed to Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)

Published date: 
Friday, 10th September 2021

From October 2021: Healthy Young Minds to be renamed CAMHS (children and adolescent mental health services).

In 2016 they introduced the name Healthy Young Minds for all our children and young people mental health services in Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.  

Over the past five years they are aware that their name, Healthy Young Minds, has caused some confusion for families, children and young people who use of their services - as well as professionals.  

Black & Minoritised Women's Fund

Aims/priorities: Women’s Resource Centre (WRC) is a national charity committed to working towards human-rights by supporting and understanding small specialist women’s groups and charities. Through delivering programmes, creating networking opportunities and by campaigning and influencing decision-makers, the work that WRC does is essential to ensure a diverse and thriving sector that achieves the best outcomes for women.

Access brand new life essentials for free

Published date: 
Monday, 6th September 2021

Giving World are here to help charities get the goods they need to the people that need them. Giving World redirect business end-of-line, surplus and discontinued stock to the most deprived communities in the UK. There are a wide range of products available including clothing, toiletries, baby products, toys, bedding, kitchen equipment and other household items, books, crafts and ambient foods. The website is regularly updated with new stock, you can register for free to receive stock updates and access goods as and when you need them.

Thomas Wall Trust

Aims/priorities: Thomas Wall II created his Trust in 1920 for the “encouragement and assistance of educational work and social service”. Today, the Trust views communication skills as critical capabilities for people who want to improve their employment prospects, self-confidence, resilience, and life chances.

The funding is for projects that are working to develop communication skills for people from disadvantaged groups who want to improve their employment prospects.

Instagram Small Business Mentorship Programme

Aims/priorities: Small Business Britain has partnered with Instagram to offer businesses an opportunity to benefit from their new UK Mentorship Programme.

Participants will learn about content creation, marketing and social commerce from renowned creators, successful founders and Instagram experts.

Those who apply but are not picked for this mentorship programme will still receive a specially curated digital toolkit of best practice guides for social commerce for Instagram.