Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline

Published date: 
Monday, 1st November 2021

The Greater Manchester Domestic Abuse Helpline is launching a brand new freephone telephone number. This will allow more victims of Domestic Abuse and violence to contact them for free and in confidence. Victims of Domestic Abuse, professionals, and worried friends and family can call for free Monday–Friday 10:00-16:00 on 0800 254 0909.  

On-Line Empowerment Programme for GM Women

Published date: 
Monday, 1st November 2021

This Autumn programme brings two women together, Sally Bonnie and Marie Burns who share their wisdom and experience of taking a different approach to life. Walking their talk, they provide an opportunity for you to create a renewed sense of wellbeing and focus, ensuring you move forward in creating a life you love. The programme is delivered on-line using Zoom and is aimed at women who live in Greater Manchester, are not working and me be struggling with their mental health, or who are just stuck in a rut!

W.G. Edwards Charitable Foundation

Aims/priorities: The grant scheme aims to fund the provision of care for older people, to improve their quality of life.

Who can apply? UK registered charities that are based and working in the UK may apply as long as the aim of their charity is to help people over the age of 65 years.

Grant amount: There are no maximum or minimum grant levels specified. The average grant is £1,700.

Application process: There is no formal application form

Historic Houses Foundation

Aims/priorities: Grants are available to organisations and individuals for repairs and restoration work required to prevent loss of or damage to historic buildings, their gardens, and any outbuildings, located in England or Wales. The objectives of the Foundation are:

Douglas Arter Foundation

Aims/priorities: Grants are available to UK registered charities for projects for the benefit of people of all ages with physical and mental disabilities within the UK.

Who can apply? UK registered charities are eligible to apply.

Grant amount: Funding is provided at the discretion of the Trustees. Previous grants have been for between £500 and £2,000, with the majority being given in the £250 to £500 range.

CONTACT Speech and Language Virtual Workshops for Secondary School Aged Children

Published date: 
Monday, 25th October 2021

CONTACT in partnership with ICAN have a Speech and Language workshops for parents of children at secondary school on the following date:

  • 8th December 10am - 12 noon

If your child has speech issues related to autism, language impairment, hearing impairment or another disability, make sure to book your place for free.  You'll learn about the communication chain, how you can support them, key strategies and developing a common approach.

These workshops are delivered in partnership with ICAN and an expert Speech and Language Therapist.

Magic Little Grants

With only a week left to submit an application, Localgiving is urging charities and community groups that are either in their first year of operation or have an annual income under £250,000 to apply for a grant of £500. There is particular interest in applications from Scotland and Wales.

The funding will support projects that address this year’s themes:

The Linnean Society – Our Local Nature Grants

Aims/priorities: The scheme provides grants to support innovative projects, designed and led by young people in the UK, which aim to increase access to local natural spaces and encourage a deeper appreciation and understanding of nature.

Funding is intended for projects which affect change or empower local young people and the surrounding communities to increase access to natural spaces and improve understanding of the local biodiversity.

Examples of eligible projects are as follows:

Ansvar Donations Programme

Aims/priorities: Funding must be used for the promotion of healthy lifestyles to children and young people. This may include activities which:

  • Educate on the effects on drugs and alcohol.
  • Promote responsible and safe choices.
  • Promote exercise, mental wellbeing or healthy eating.

Grants should cover a specific project. This can either be a new project or to take an existing project to a new level, or to bring a creative new idea into fruition.

The funding is for projects that run from January 2022 to December 2024.