Live Grants and Schedule

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

NHS Salford CCG

Covid-19 Recovery Fund

Through the Covid-19 Recovery Fund Salford CVS will awarding grants of up to £20,000 for Salford-based VCSE organisations who are supporting beneficiaries most affected by Covid-19.

Funding priorities:

  • Meeting increased demand from communities affected by Covid-19
  • Supporting the financial stability of VCSE organisations (liquidity)
  • Making premises and services Covid-secure

These grants are funded by NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group.

Download the Guidance Notes in PDF Format or WORD Format

Download the Application Form

View the Terms and Conditions of Grant

Closing Date: 12:00 noon on Monday 14th September 2020

Decision-by Date: Friday 16th October 2020

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Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health - Living Well

Single awards of up to £70k for 18-month projects supporting those in the Living Well cohort:
Programme priorities:

  • Support for Families / Parents / Carers
  • Substance Misuse
  • Loss

The three priorities are aligned with the Living Well model and funded projects will work as an integral part of the Living Well system. It is expected that referrals to the proposed services will only come via the Living Well Team, although this will be reviewed over time depending on demand.

This grant is supported through integrated commissioning by Salford City Council and NHS Salford CCG. 

Download the Guidance Notes

NEW: Additional information - July 2020

Download the Application Form

View the Terms and Conditions of Grant

Closing Date: 12:00 noon on Wednesday 2nd September

Decision-by Date: Friday 11th September

NEW - Meet the Funder - Friday 7th August 1pm - 2pm

BOOK NOW by emailing your name and organsiation to:

Download the EWMH Fund - Meet the Funder Presentation

Watch: Video of the Meet the Funder ZOOM session of 14.07.20


Healthy Schools Transition Fund

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Grants of 25k - £40k to support pupil transition from Primary to Secondary School in Salford with VCSE sector organisation support

This fund has been established to provide support for vulnerable pupils who are due to transition from Primary School (last term of the 2020/21 academic year) to Secondary School (first two terms of the 2021/22 academic year). It can also support pupils for whom need emerges after transition.

As such it will need to be led by the Secondary School with involvement of at least one feeder Primary School, up to maximum of four feeder Primary Schools. All successful partnerships will include the involvement of a Salford-based voluntary, community or social enterprise (VCSE) organisation.

This grant is funded by Salford City Council annd NHS Salford CCG.

Meet the Funder sessions

Applicants are welcome to join one of three 60-90 minute ‘Meet the Funder’ sessions via ZOOM:

  • Tues 22nd Sept 10.30am - 12.00pm
  • Mon 28nd Sept 1.30pm - 3.00pm

To book please email your preferred session to:

Guidance and Form

Download the Guidance Notes

Download Salford Council's Schools Transition Policy 2020

Download the Expression of Interest Form

View the Terms and Conditions of Grant

Closing Date for Expressions of Interest: 12:00noon, Friday 30th October 2020

See guidance notes for details of progression to full application stage.



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
Registered address 
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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