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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
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BOOST Physical Activity Fund

Salford CVS is inviting expressions of interest for Covid-safe physical activty projects for families, children and young people.

All projects must demonstrate that they actively include girls and young women in proposed physical activities. It is also expected that families / children / young people will have helped shape the project design.

Grants of up to £5,000 for Salford-based VCSE organisations are availble.

Expression of Interest forms and guidance are available only on request from: claire.benson@salfordcvs.co.uk

These grants are funded by Sport England as part of Salford's Local Delivery Pilot.

 


Wellbeing Fund 2020/21 - Round 2

Wellbeing Fund Round 2

Grants of up to £1,000 for voluntary, community or social enterprise organisations undertaking Covid-safe health and wellbeing projects for the benefit of Salford residents

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 Friday 27th November 2020

Decision-by Date: Friday 18th December 2020

Learn more about wellbeing with this 6-minute video:

Wellbeing Conversation video

 


Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021 (1st - 7th February 2021)

Hate Crime Awareness Week

Grants of up £500 available for running Covid-safe activities or events to raise awareness of hate crime in February 2021.
Organisations must engage local people beyond existing membership networks to promote:

  • prevention of Hate Crime,
  • the reporting of Hate Crime,
  • support to victims,
  • help reduce its impact on victims and the wider community

These grants are funded by Salford City Council and Greater Manchester Police.

Download the Guidance Notes in PDF Format

Download the Application Form

View the Terms and Conditions of Grant

Closing Date: 12:00 noon on Friday 27th November 2020

Decision-by Date: Friday 18th December 2020

 


Youth Wellbeing Fund 2020/21

Through the Youth Wellbeing Fund Salford CVS is inviting applications:

  • of up to £2,500 for youth-led activities to support youth wellbeing
  • of up to £7,500 for co-led activities to support youth emotional wellbeing and mental health

These grants are funded by NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group and Salford City Council

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 Friday 27th November 2020

Decision-by Date: Friday 18th December 2020



Covid-19 Digital Response Fund

Through the Covid-19 Digital Response Fund Salford CVS will awarding grants of up to £2,500 for Salford-based VCSE organisations who are supporting beneficiaries most affected by Covid-19.

Funding priorities:

  • Organisational IT hardware, software, training and connectivity
  • Can include IT hardware for beneficiaries

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 2nd November 2020

Decision-by Date: Monday 7th December 2020


Emotional Wellbeing & Mental Health Fund - Suicide Prevention

Small Grants of up to £10k for projects addressing:

  • Suicide Prevention and Economic Adversity
  • Suicide Prevention and Isolation

The Emotional Wellbeing & Mental Health Fund is a specialist grants fund open to Salford-based VCSE organisations .

These grants are funded by NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group and Salford City Council

Download the Guidance Notes in PDF Format

Download the Application Form

View the Terms and Conditions of Grant

Closing Date: 12:00 noon on Friday 30th October 2020

Decision-by Date: Monday 23rd November 2020

 


Covid-19 BAME Response Fund

BAME Response Fund Grants

Through the Covid-19 BAME Response Fund Salford CVS will awarding grants of up to £10,000 for Salford-based BAME-led VCSE organisations.

Funding priorities:

  • Reducing exposure to Covid-19
  • Mental Health / Bereavement Support
  • Physical Health and Wellbeing
  • Tackling Obesity and Diabetes
  • Practical Support for BAME communities

These grants are funded by NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group and the Salford4Good Emergency Response Fundraiser.

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 19th October 2020

Decision-by Date: Monday 9th November 2020


Covid-19 Disability Response Fund

Disability Response Fund Flyer

Through the Covid-19 Disability Response Fund Salford CVS will awarding grants of up to £10,000 for Salford-based disabled-people-led or disability-focused VCSE organisations.

Funding priorities:

  • Digital accessibility
  • Advocacy and signposting
  • Provision of accessible information
  • Provision of general support
  • Enabling participation in decision making

These grants are funded by NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group and the Salford4Good Emergency Response Fundraiser.

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 5th October 2020

Decision-by Date: Monday 2nd November 2020

 


 

Healthy Schools Transition Fund

Logos of Salford Council and NHS Salford CCG

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: anna.horton@salfordcvs.co.uk

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 Extended to 12:00 noon Friday 6th November

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


 

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