Stop Loan Sharks Community Fund

Aims/priorities: The England Illegal Money Lending Team has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of the issues of illegal money lending. The aim of this funding is to give groups the opportunity to raise awareness of the issue, in their community in a different way.

Delivered by England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT), the funding has come from the proceeds of crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders.

Grants of £5,000 are on offer for project which:

Active Tameside Sport & Physical Activity Awards 2022 - Nominations Now Live

Published date: 
Monday, 4th April 2022
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Active Tameside Sport & Physical Activity Awards 2022, gives clubs and groups the chance to showcase the great work carried out by many volunteers within the Tameside sport and physical activity community.

There are hundreds of Tameside sportspeople and volunteers who have given their time and commitment to sport; the event will recognise and celebrate the success of these stars across Tameside.

Nomination categories include:

The Skelton Charity 2022

Aims/priorities: Grants are available for registered charities in the North West of England working to provide greater opportunities for and improve the lives of children, the elderly and the disabled and their carers.  The Trustees are also willing to consider particular needs caused by the Covid19 pandemic and by adapting to new ways of working. Grants are not made to individuals. Grants are not generally made for salaries or other recurring costs. Applications from charities in successive years are not viewed favourably.

Technology for our Ageing Population: Panel for Innovation (TAPPI)

Aims/priorities: The programme views enabling technology as a vital element of supporting older people to remain as independent as possible in their own homes and communities. The fund is looking for practical, holistic solutions and supporting services that can enable people to achieve better, personalised outcomes effectively and efficiently within local communities

Who can apply? UK-based organisations are eligible to apply. Applicants might include:

Triangle Trust 1949 Fund

Aims/priorities: The first round of 2022 provides grants to young carers/young adult carers. In recognition of the huge impact the pandemic has had on children and young people across the UK, especially that those with caring responsibilities are disproportionately affected, the Trust has focused its funding on providing support to young carers and young adult carers to address learning gaps linked to the pandemic.

Youth Music Incubator Fund

Aims/priorities: The fund is designed to help open up access to sustainable careers in music for people aged 18-25, particularly those who are underrepresented; and to support creative employers to innovate and incubate new and diverse talent.

Who can apply? Applications will be accepted from organisations that:

Tender opportunity with Greater Manchester Youth Network

Published date: 
Saturday, 25th June 2022
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Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) wants to hire an individual or organisation to work with them over the next six months. They want an external evaluation of our youth programmes and delivery models and support with identifying new monitoring frameworks to better measure their impact.

You’ll work with their delivery teams as well as their managers to get a real feel of how GMYN delivers its work and help focus on what makes their USP.

Wolfson Foundation – Sustainability Fund

Aims/priorities: Grants for previous Wolfson grant holders to undertake basic refurbishment and maintenance works that have a clear emphasis on enhancing the sustainability of buildings, improving energy efficiency and reducing ongoing cost.

Who can apply? 

All applicants must have been awarded a capital grant from the Wolfson Foundation before January 2020.

Applications will be accepted from

Funding for Churches and Christian Charities to Support Mental Health Across UK and Ireland

Aims/priorities: Benefact Trust (formerly known as Allchurches Trust) is offering grants to Christian charities and organisations throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland to provide increased mental health support for people and communities in need regardless of faith.

The Brighter Lives Mental Health Programme will enable Christian churches, cathedrals, denominational bodies, and charities to respond to the mental health crisis exacerbated by COVID-19 through greater training, resources, and support.

Funding is for projects that: