Onward Community Fund

Aims/priorities: The Onward Community Fund aims to support local groups and projects.

Underpinned by our mission ‘To make a positive difference in the communities we serve’ groups can bid for up to £2,500 for their neighbourhood. Examples could include: IT training, youth projects or community events.

Projects should aim to address one or more of the following:

Recycle for Greater Manchester Community Fund (2022-2023)

Aims/prorities: The Recycle for Greater Manchester Community Fund (2022 – 2023) is a joint Recycle for Greater Manchester and SUEZ initiative, accessed through the Greater Manchester Environment Fund to support the Greater Manchester Community and Voluntary Sector to deliver projects which prevent, reuse or recycle household waste, promote sustainable use of waste and resources and generate wider social benefits for the community of Greater Manchester.

Anti Racism Programme- Expression of Interest deadline extension

Published date: 
Thursday, 5th May 2022

Anti Racism Programme- Expression of Interest deadline extension

Action Together are currently doing some internal learning around the anti-racism agenda, we hope this will improve our understanding, highlight biases and help us improve our processes and practices across the organisation.  This work has already shaped the recruitment process for the new Strategic Locality Lead and we have made the following improvements to our processes. We will:

Co-op Local Community Fund

Aims/priorities: The funding is for projects that:

  • Enable people to access food and co-operate together to feed everyone.
  • Help improve people’s mental wellbeing.
  • Offer young people opportunities to develop new skills and make a difference in their community.
  • Help people protect local biodiversity or tackle climate change by reducing carbon emissions.

Who can apply? Applications will be accepted from:

Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust - Force for Change Programme

Aims/priorities: The programme offers grants to registered charities and community interest companies with substantial recent experience of supporting Armed Forces communities. The funding aims to support community projects that reduce isolation and promote integration, supporting post-COVID recovery in local Armed Forces communities.

This year (2022), the programme will support ideas that need small amounts of funding to deliver changes or improvements for Armed Forces communities.

Strategic Legal Fund

Aims/priorities: The Strategic Legal Fund (SLF) for migrant groups in the UK is a fund to support legal work in the UK that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants more generally.

The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against asylum seekers, refugees and migrants as a result of their migration status.

Vegan Society Grants

Aims/priorities: Funding is intended to:

  • Raise awareness of veganism in a positive way.
  • Promote veganism in a unique or exciting way to non-vegans.
  • Support people from marginalised backgrounds to access veganism.

Who can apply? 

Small to medium non-profit organisations or individuals with non-profit projects may apply.

Applicants must be vegan.

Projects can be based around the globe, with a focus on countries which are economically developing.

Aries UK relaunch LGBT+ Group in Tameside

Published date: 
Tuesday, 3rd May 2022
Aries UK LGBT+ Charity logo white text on purple background

Aries UK (Tameside based LGBT+ Charity) are relaunching their LGBT+ Safe Space Group. The group was established in 2019 and moved online during the pandemic. Aries UK has their new space on Market Avenue is looking forward to inviting people back in person.

Launching from Thursday 26 May 5pm - 7pm, the Tameside LGBT+ Safe Space Social Peer Support Group will be meeting at 1B, Market Avenue, Ashton Under Lyne OL6 6AR.

The first session is free (a donation of £1 after that), and will be an opportunity to socialise with other local people in the area.