Adint Charitable Trust

Aims/priorities: The Trust offers funding to UK registered charities for a range of general charitable work.

Who can apply? UK registered charities may apply. Only national bodies can apply. (This funding is not available to local branches of national bodies). To be eligible, applicants must have a registered charity number and a bank account in the group's name.

Grant amount: Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. Grants tend to be in the range of £5,000 to £10,000.

Better Community Business Network Grant Initiative

Aims/priorities: Funding is intended to improve the quality of life and expectations of people and their communities, especially those who come from disadvantaged or socially deprived backgrounds. 

Applicants must be:

  • Addressing a community issue or supporting a local community initiative.
  • Providing benefits to the local population.
  • Able to demonstrate that money awarded will be used for project-specific costs.

Who can apply? The following types of organisation may apply:

Have your say on Greater Manchester’s Police and Crime Plan priorities

Published date: 
Tuesday, 9th November 2021

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has launched a public consultation on the next Greater Manchester Police and Crime Plan, which will set the direction for policing and community safety across the city-region for the next three years.

The public consultation began (Monday 1 November) and will run for four weeks until Tuesday 30 November. Responses to the consultation will be collated and feed into the final version of the next Plan, which will be published in January 2022.

Annual Health Check Focus Group Recruitment

Published date: 
Tuesday, 9th November 2021

The Council for Disabled Children are working with NHS England to gather the views of young people with learning disabilities around annual health checks. 

They are looking to recruit focus groups of up to 6 young people, aged 14 – 19 years old, with learning disabilities. They are keen to hear from particularly seldom heard young people. From the focus groups, they will co-produce information, materials, and resources with young people to promote the importance of annual health checks. 

Award winning music and dementia charity Playlist for Life is bringing the power of personal playlists to Greater Manchester

Published date: 
Monday, 8th November 2021
Play list for life logo green shape with octave in white

Music and dementia charity Playlist for Life is inviting community groups and organisations across the UK to join their free Help Point network to share the power of personal music for people living with dementia, their families, and carers.  

Thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, the charity is running a 12-month project building a network of ‘Help Points’ in Tameside, Oldham and Rochdale. The charity is also looking for volunteers to help spread the word and get involved. 

Recovery Loan Fund

Aims/priorities: Loan funding is available to support registered charities and social enterprises impacted by the pandemic and which are working to improve people's lives, or the environment they live in, across the UK. The scheme supports access to finance for charities and social enterprises working to improve lives or the environment in the UK as they recover and grow following the COVID-19 pandemic. Loans can be used for business purposes, including, managing cashflow, investment and growth.

Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods: Opening up during COVID-19 & managing risks

Published date: 
Monday, 1st November 2021

Their next online event as part of our Age-Friendly Neighborhoods work will be on opening up and delivering activities during Covid-19. 

This event is open to anybody but particularly those who run community activities for older people, who want to hear more about delivering activities in a Covid safe way and supporting older people to return to pre-pandemic activity levels.