The Next Steps programme is BBC Children in Need’s response programme designed to deliver support for children and young people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible organisations will be able to apply for up to £80,000 for projects commencing in September 2020. These grants can last up to 18 months. It is designed for established organisations who are already delivering work in their communities and further afield.
One Manchester recognises that the summer holidays will present a challenge to many families who are struggling to feed their children healthy meals. This is especially the case for those who may benefit from free school meals or vouchers during term time.
Small grants from £50 to £1,000 are available for voluntary and community groups and social enterprises to encourage people who are usually less active to get out and start walking, or increase the amount they walk.
Applications that encourage people who are usually less active or inactive to start or increase the amount they walk whilst following social distancing guidelines.
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.
The Prince’s Trust are launching a new grants programme for Greater Manchester, that seeks to support young people to cope with today and prepare for tomorrow. In partnership with GMCA, grants of up to £25,000 are available for organisations who support young people to remove barriers to engagement with employment, education or training.
The Government has introduced additional grant funding aimed at small businesses with ongoing, fixed property-related costs who didn’t qualify for the Small Business Grant or the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant due to either not having a rates liability or not meeting the Government-set criteria.
The National Lottery Community Fund have launched a £200m fund aimed primarily at small to medium organisations in England. The fund is part of the Government’s £750m financial support package for charities and social enterprises announced by Government on April 8.
Coronavirus has changed the lives of everyone in the UK, but this is particularly true for our older generation who remain amongst the most affected. Before coronavirus struck the nation, Independent Age was exploring how to strengthen collaboration with older people and local organisations with the aim of shaping a more active role in supporting communities. But right now, their focus is directed towards the current crisis.
If you run a front-line food aid charity in England, you can apply for a grant of up to £100,000 to help you continue to provide food to the vulnerable.
Eligibility to apply
You’re eligible to apply if you:
The purpose of the Resourcing Racial Justice fund is to provide financial support to individuals and organisations that are working to redress the impact of COVID-19 and beyond on those who identify as People of Colour (POC).
POC includes other terms such as BAME, black, indigenous, people of colour (BIPOC).