DCMS Youth Investment Fund

Aims/priorities: Phase 2 is intended to deliver up to 300 youth facilities that:

  • Represent positive value for money.
  • Are environmentally sustainable.
  • Enable positive activities for young people.

Projects must be focused on the delivery of new and renewed youth facilities within a short timescale. Grants could cover:

Media Literacy Programme Fund

Aims/priorities: The Media Literacy Programme Fund is a multi-year grant scheme offering funding to organisations undertaking media literacy activity that tackles the challenges set out in the Online Media Literacy Strategy. In year one of the fund, bids are being invited for projects that meet one or more of the following strategic priorities:

The Arts Society Grants

Aims/priorities: This fund aims to support UK-based registered charities to deliver projects and activities that make a positive contribution to people’s lives through the arts. Funding will support projects and activities that engage young people in the arts, skills development in the arts and heritage sector, and projects that support local and regional arts organisations and museums.   

Funding is for projects that fall under one or more of the following priorities:

Bite Size Briefing - Exploitation in the form of Predatory Marriage

Published date: 
Monday, 1st August 2022
Joan Blass and Daphne Franks at  Joan’s 90th Birthday Party, April 2014

Salford Safeguarding Adults Board presents: Bite Size Briefing - Exploitation in the form of Predatory Marriage, with guest speaker Daphne Franks 

“Your mother and her man friend – did you know they were married?”

So, with a phone call from Joan Blass’s doctor, began a horrific series of events which have highlighted the gaps in safeguarding for the elderly and the vulnerable, both at the time of marriage and in the Law.

Home Fire Safety Assessments from Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service

Published date: 
Friday, 29th July 2022
Greater Manchester Fire Service conducting in-home safety check

You can get personalised advice to keep your home safe from fire by using an Online Home Fire Safety Check tool. This can be accessed on the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) website, and you can complete an Online Home Fire Safety Check to help identify fire hazards in your home and get advice on simple changes that can reduce the risk of a fire. The free online check takes up to 15 minute to complete.

Displacement Education Fund

Aims/priorities: Grants are available to support charities, community groups and educational establishments with projects working with displaced children and young people both internationally and in the UK.

Who can apply? Applications are accepted from UK registered charities, not-for-profit community-based organisations, schools, academies, colleges and other educational establishments.

Grant amount

UK projects

Climate Action Fund

Aims/priorities: Funding is intended to support projects which focus on the link between nature and climate and use nature to encourage more community-led climate action.

Who can apply?  Applications will be considered from community-led partnerships that are made up of a mix of organisations from different sectors, either locally or UK-wide partnerships delivered across at least two UK countries.

Both new partnerships and ones that have already been set up are eligible.

Veterans' Health Innovation Fund

Aims/priorities: Funding is intended to develop techniques and pathways for meeting veterans’ physical and mental health needs, enabling treatment to be informed by the very latest research and developments in clinical care.

Who can apply? A range of organisations undertaking innovative work can apply. This includes:

Media Literacy Taskforce Fund

Aims/priorities: The Media Literacy Taskforce Fund is providing funding to organisations piloting new methods of engaging ‘hard to reach’ citizens with media literacy initiatives. Media literacy is described as the ability to apply critical thinking skills to the messages transmitted through mass media, from print, video and the internet.

The scheme will fund pilot projects that will work through communities to engage citizens in ways that are tailored to their needs and relevant to their daily lives, delivering media literacy interventions at a local level.