Ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction are two groups mainstream employers are least likely to recruit. Yet having a job can bring independence and self-respect, and is the single most effective factor in reducing the risk of re-offending. The Forward Enterprise Fund wants to support charities and enterprises that prioritise creating employment opportunities for these groups.
Small Charity Week 2019 is taking place on 17 June - 22 June. Small Charity Week celebrates and raises awareness of the essential work of the UK’s small charity sector who make an invaluable contribution to the lives of millions of individuals, communities and causes across the UK and the rest of the world.
The main purpose of Barnes, Cotton Districts is to provide a regular income (currently £45 per month) for people in financial need whilst suffering from permanent of temporary illness, disease or disability. Barnes, Cotton Districts also give one-off grants, usually to assist with the purchase of specific items of equipment related to their illness (e.g. new bed/fridge etc.)
Through the Movement for Good awards, Ecclesiastical are giving £1m to charities. Ecclesiastical want to put their giving directly into the hands of remarkable organisations (like yours perhaps) that are changing people’s lives for the better.
Comic Relief are seeking proposals from those working on providing mental health support to children and young people at an early stage so that they are aware of their mental health and can build resilience as they grow and develop.
Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.
This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.
Are you a women’s organisation wanting to make your voice heard? Rosa’s Voices from the Frontline offers grants of up to £5,000 to women's organisations of all sizes for advocacy, campaigning and activism.
Voices from the Frontline supports women’s organisations to shine a light on their fight for gender equality in the UK.
The Auto Trader Community Fund aims to encourage small, community-based and locally controlled groups that manage themselves, encourage people to get involved as volunteers and who just need a bit of financial help to be able to work with their community in the way they’d like.
The Community Business Fund, which has previously given away £22 million, is set to reopen on Wednesday 24 April offering grants between £50,000 and £300,000 for community businesses to become more sustainable.
Manchester City Council recognises the important role Work Clubs play in providing flexible and informal employment support to workless Manchester residents. In recognition of the valuable role they play in delivering employment support services, Manchester City Council has made available grant funding for Manchester Work Clubs to apply for.