Strong Foundations Grant now closed for judging


Thank you so much to all the community projects in the area of Manchester and Salford that have applied for the fund. We appreciate you taking the time to describe your amazing project and your interest in this campaign.

Applications are now closed. It has been a very exciting process as more than 70 projects have applied to the Strong Foundations Grant!

This funding opportunity is especially focused on groups that work on increasing community cohesion and boosting community wellbeing in the area. We will be reviewing each application over the next few weeks according to the following criteria:

How it works: 

  • £30,000 worth of grants are available. We will consider projects that applied for funding of up to £3,000 each.
  • We will consider new and existing projects. These can be: Informal and formal community groups, local charities and local branches of national charities, schools and educational organisations,­ not-for-profit organisations, and social enterprises.
  • By location – which projects qualify? The target area includes the following Manchester and Salford postcodes: M1, M15, M2, M3, M4, M5, M50 and M6. Applications received within this area will be given priority, HOWEVER applications close to this location will also be considered. 

Please seat tight until we announce the winners at the beginning of April!

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