Aims/priorities: GMCVO have launched the second year of a grants programme to support people from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester, that may struggle to achieve high levels of mental wellbeing.
Following the success of year 1, a second year of the GM Mental Wellbeing grants programme has been agreed which will build on the lessons learned and successful projects delivered.
The communities identified are:
Aims/priorities: At Longleigh, they are running a programme that seeks to support social housing residents to improve their economic, emotional and physical health and wellbeing. This has presented an opportunity for suitable organisations to apply for funding to deliver the physical health and wellbeing part of the programme.
Aims/priorities: The Smiles Fund is the result of a partnership between Comic Relief and Walkers to improve wellbeing and tackle disadvantage in the UK.
Funding is intended to support early intervention and community-based approaches which use participation in the arts and comedy to:
Aims/priorities: The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) exists to support thriving rural communities with farming at their heart. The Fund is supported by the People's Postcode Lottery and the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust. The funding is intended to support innovative projects across the UK that will provide a lasting legacy to the individuals and communities they seek to benefit.
The funding is for projects that address either of the following programmes:
Aims/priorities: Together for Our Planet will offer eligible groups funding awards of between £1,000 and £10,000 for activities and equipment that meet at least two of the following criteria:
**The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is running two events on 10 and 11 August to talk about the grant schemes in more detail. Register here**
Aims/priorities: The funding is intended to support British National (Overseas) status holders and their eligible family members with the opportunity to come to the UK to live, study and work, on a pathway to citizenship.
The Welcome Programme aims to:
Aims/priorities: The Soil Association is the UK’s leading membership charity campaigning for healthy, humane and sustainable food, farming and land use.
The Food for Life Get Togethers Small Grants scheme is provided with funding by the National Lottery Community Fund and administered by the Soil Association.
The funding is intended for gatherings and events that connect different age groups together and are representative of diverse communities.
Aims/priorities: GMCVO are delivering a grants programme to support people from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester, that may struggle to achieve higher levels of mental wellbeing. Following the success of year 1 of the programme, a second year has been agreed which will build on the lessons learned and successful projects from the first year. You can find a full list of grants awarded in year 1 here.
The communities we want to reach in year 2 are:
Aims/priorities: The Ragdoll Foundation is a small foundation which is dedicated to supporting the creation, appreciation and awareness of imaginative and innovative content that reflects the world from a child’s point of view.
The Foundation's primary purpose is to make grants for charitable purposes that: