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See our latest Funding Bulletin for details of grants from other funders

Please note:

Only organisations which are members of Salford CVS are eligible to apply for funding. To apply for membership you'll need to complete a simple online form here.

IMPORTANT MESSAGE - for existing grant recipients (COVID-19)

Updated: 07.05.20

If you're one of the 400+ recipients of a grant from us in the last year we're in the process of making direct contact to find how you're coping.

We want to reassure you that Salford CVS is here to support your work in these exceptional times.

Thank you for your patience
Salford CVS

Healthy Schools Fund

NHS Salford CCG

Grants of up to £5,000 available for Primary Schools in Salford to improve child health and wellbeing during the 2020/21 academic year. Schools can also apply as a cluster of up to 4 schools for a maximum of £20,000.

Previous projects have included: food growing, sensory gardens and rooms, cooking and healthy eating sessions, forest school, counselling, art therapy, sports sessions, sports equipment, woodwork and art activities and active travel equipment.

This grant is funded by NHS Salford CCG.

Download the Guidance Notes

Download the Application Form

Download the Cluster Bid Applicant Form (for additional schools in a cluster bid)

View the Terms and Conditions of Grant

Closing Date: 12:00noon, Friday 26th June 2020

Decision Date: w/c 13th July 2020


Salford Crisis Fund (COVID-19)

NHS Salford CCG

The Salford Crisis Fund is a responsive fund offering VCSE organisations grants of up to £500 to help address immediate need arising from the coronavirus crisis. All applications must explain how you will support the health and wellbeing of local people affected by this crisis. This fund is not for general health and wellbeing projects

Examples of what can be funded:

  • Provision of food and household items to vulnerable groups (communities of interest / particular geographical areas)
  • Phone-based and other practical support to vulnerable groups / self-isolated households
  • Emotional wellbeing and mental health support to those in need

This grant is funded by NHS Salford CCG.

Download the Guidance Notes

Download the Application Form

View the Terms and Conditions of Grant

Closing Date: Apply anytime - THIS FUND WILL CLOSE TO NEW APPLICANTS AT 12:00 noon on Monday 1st June 2020.

Decision Date: within 10 working days

See the list of the Crisis Funds awards we've made to date.


NHS Salford CCG

Volunteers Expenses Fund

Volunteers Expenses Fund - Eccles Old Town Hall

The Volunteers Expenses Fund is an initiative that Salford small voluntary and community groups can apply for grants of up to £750 to in order to meet the cost of paying out of pocket expenses volunteers to cover items such as travel costs, childcare, protective clothing, DBS checks.  The aim of the fund is to increase volunteer participation and retention and promote positive volunteering to improve the health outcomes for volunteers.

These grants are funded by NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group.

Download the Guidance Notes

Download the Application Form

View the Terms and Conditions of Grant

Organisation can apply at any time. Bids will be assessed on a bi-monthly basis



For other sources of funding visit our funding and tendering pages.

Or sign up to our funding e-bulletin to keep up to date on the latest funding opportunities.

Our development team provides funding support and advice on writing successful bids, developing new ideas or creating a partnership, these can be found on our training section of the website or please contact the team on 0161 787 7795.

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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
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The Old Town Hall 
5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795 


Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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