Tameside

Tameside

Social Infrastructure Fund - Action Together Tameside

Aims/priorities: Action Together Tameside have launched The ‘Social Infrastructure Fund’ which aims to support Voluntary, Community, Faith,and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) sector organisations to deliver services to meet changing needs within Tameside communities as the longer-term impact of the COVID-19 crisis becomes clearer. Working with local partners we have identified some of the issues and gaps within local communities and have only increased owing to the current pandemic. Projects that address one of the following priorities will be eligible:

Action Together COVID-19 Community Response Fund

Published date: 
Thursday, 2nd April 2020

At Action Together we recognise community action is taking place across the boroughs of Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside & Glossop, and we want to encourage and support this action. 

We are delighted to let you know that we are launching a Community Response Fund that is available for Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside & Glossop groups from the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) sector working on a COVID-19 Community Response and meet either of these priorities:

KFC Foundation Community Grants Programme

Aims/priorities: Grants are available to support grassroots organisations providing safe social spaces, mentoring, work, or social skills for young people aged 11 to 25 years old in the UK. Grants are intended for organisations who are empowering young people in the UK to fulfil their potential by providing safe social spaces, mentoring or work, and social skills. The Foundation aims to fund work that helps young people create firm foundations, by addressing their needs through early intervention. 

The funding is intended for projects and activities which:

Disabled People's Organisations - COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Aims/priorities: The funding is intended to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK to respond to the COVID-19 needs of disabled people.

The term disabled people is used to mean all groups of people with impairments including: people with learning difficulties, people who experience mental distress, people with a visual impairment, deaf people, people who are neuro diverse, people with long term health conditions and people with physical impairments. 

Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants

Aims/priorities: The Fund supports legal work to promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young adults. The grants are for strategic legal work where the impact is likely to go beyond an individual case, and result in changes to law, policy and practice that benefit a wider group of people.

The SLF funds strategic legal work in any area of law where vulnerable young migrants experience disadvantage or discrimination as a result of migration status.

The SLF defines vulnerable young migrants as follows:

The ScottishPower Foundation

Aims/priorities: Grants are available to registered charities in the UK for projects that support education, environmental protection, arts, culture, heritage, science, poverty and disability relief, citizenship and community development. Applications must address at least one of the ScottishPower Foundation's strategic aims:

Youth Music Programme

Aims/priorities: Grants are available to a range of organisations for music projects in England that increase the number of children and young people across England who have the opportunity to take part in high-quality musical activities, particularly those who are experiencing challenging cirumstances and who face barriers to music making. The Foundation currently offers two levels of funding:

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust - Round 4

Aims/priorities: The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust offers funding to UK registered charities whose work takes place in the UK and directly supports the theme selected by the Trustees for that year. The field of interest this year is 'Music and the arts; people aged 60 and over'. In particular, it will support projects that focus on the many complex issues that have arisen from the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic that address the specific needs of people aged 60 and over.

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