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  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 11:03

    1st June 2011 in Manchester

    This half-day introductory course is aimed at workers or volunteers who are not working in a specific mental health setting, but who would like to have a better understanding of mental health. Run by Back on Track.

  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 11:01

    The Department of Health's Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund second local grant scheme is open to applications. This provides a combination of grant funding and support to local voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations, with up to £50,000 available for two- or three-year projects.

    The Fund aims to enhance capacity in the health, public health and social care volunteering field and help organisations grow and develop.

    The deadline for applications is 25th May 2011.

  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 11:00

    Small grants for voluntary organisations and community groups in Greater Manchester are available from the Police Property Act Fund.

    The main aim of the Fund is to support local projects carried out by groups that benefit the communities of Greater Manchester, especially those which have a positive impact in reducing crime and disorder at a local level.

    There is a maximum award of £500 per organisation.

    The deadline for applications is 8th July 2011.

  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:48

    ProHelp provides free professional advice and support to local community groups and voluntary organisations and operates through 33 ProHelp groups in city, urban and rural locations across the country. They aim to ensure that local community groups can access free professional help and advice with issues that might otherwise hinder their work and projects.

  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:35

    The Trust are prioritising music and the arts during 2011. In 2012 priority will be community and for 2013 it will children, youth, elderly and medical charities.

  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:24

    The fund has three strands available within their Open Programme:

    • Early Years
    • Challenging Circumstances
    • Encouraging Talent &Potential

    Some changes have been made to their processes so please check website if you have started an application already.

  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:21

    The fund prioritises projects which benefit survivors of domestic abuse or projects which benefit older people.

    Who for? Registered charities with income below £750,000.
    Grant amount: Up to £5,000.
    Application process: Application form available online.
    Deadline: Ongoing.

  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:19

    The Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust funds:

  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:15

    There are a number of grant schemes available to scouting groups for a number of different projects and activities.

    To find out more call 020 8433 7100. Alternatively, for specific area of information, contact:

  • Mon, 16/05/2011 - 10:10

    The Peter Cruddas Foundation gives priority to programmes designed to help disadvantaged young people to pursue their education (including vocational) and more generally develop their potential whether through sport or recreation, voluntary programmes or otherwise.

    Current funding streams are: