Asda Foundation - COVID-19 Healthy Holiday Grants

Published date: 
Sunday, 14th June 2020

Aims/priorities: The ASDA Foundation's grants programmes aim to support grassroots charitable organisations working at the heart of its stores' communities with initiatives that will make a real long-term difference, benefiting the wider community. Healthy Holiday Grants are designed to support charitable groups that typically would be holding summer holiday activities to ensure children are provided with a hot meal.

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. They welcome applications for all charitable purposes however they wish to focus our support on  4 priorities – emergency support for vulnerable families & children, reducing social isolation, preventing homelessness and improving access to employment. 

Government Opens Second Round of Emergency Funding for Domestic Abuse Charities

Aims/priorities: The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has secured £10 million as part of a £76 million Government package of support for the most vulnerable in society.

The fund will support domestic abuse safe accommodation charities from 1 April to 31 October 2020 and will help ensure that:

GM Walking Grants - Medium

Published date: 
Tuesday, 10th November 2020

Aims/priorities:  GMCVO are managing the grants process which is funded by Greater Manchester Moving (with money from Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership).  The grants will be awarded to ideas to get more people in Greater Manchester walking while adhering to government social distancing restrictions.  

All activities must encourage people who are usually less active to start or increase the amount they walk regularly whilst adhering to government social distancing guidelines​.

They must also address one or more of the following:

The Albert Hunt Trust

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020

Aims/priorities: The trust supports organisations that:

  • Provide hospice care
  • Provide support for the homeless
  • Promote health and wellbeing – areas of support under this heading have included physical and learning disability, physical and mental health and social challenge and deprivation. They look to support organisations in this category with an annual income of below £250,000.

During this unprecedented crisis until further notice they will not be considering grants for capital projects of any nature. 

Clinks Covid-19 Response Grants

Published date: 
Tuesday, 12th May 2020

Aims/priorities: The COVID-19 Response Grants scheme is administered by Clinks on behalf of Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) and the Ministry of Justice. The funding is intended to support voluntary organisations who have had to reduce service provision or are adapting their services to deliver vital support to people in the criminal justice system due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is to be used for activities and resources which help organisations deliver support to people in the criminal justice system during the crisis.


Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020

Aims/priorities: We support organisations who help people who are lonely and isolated, by giving free free TVs, tablets, and radios for clients. This technology is often used in communal spaces or as part of specific projects. For people who are lonely, a simple radio, television, or tablet can feel like a lifeline and we help people who have become lonely through lots of different circumstances. Some of these include: