Moss Side Community Fund
*The fund is now closed*
We are extremely proud to have launched the Moss Side Community Fund
After recent tragic events in Moss Side, MSV Housing, One Manchester, Arawak and Jigsaw have come together to offer grant funding to local groups and organisations providing vital services.
This new and exciting partnership will pool our resources and allow us to develop new initiatives in Moss Side to help strengthen the local community and allow groups and organisations to grow and bring their own project ideas to life.
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Join us in our efforts to help your community.
Awards of between £500 and £10,000 will be granted to support projects that:
Promote community cohesion. We want ideas that bring the community together, reduce tensions and build on Moss Side's community spirit.
Provide positive activities and opportunities for young people. We want ideas that empower young people to fulfil their ambitions, particularly in new and exciting ways
Who can apply?
Existing constituted organisations working in Moss Side and Hulme
Informal groups and individuals are also welcome to apply, but they will need to do so with the support of an existing organisation.
Applications over £5000 should be from partnerships.
What are the timescales?
The application deadline is 14 December 2020
We will respond to you with the outcome of your application by 8 January 2021
What can be funded?
Costs of activities
Equipment and materials
Training / education costs
Development funding, specialist support
Hire of space / equipment
Other costs that relate directly to your project idea
What can't be funded?
Activities that have already taken place
Activities without the necessary health and safety and government regulations
Activities that are outside of Moss Side
Activities that do not comply with government regulations regarding COVID19
Is there other help available?
Yes, alongside this charity fund in Moss Side, we are working closely with a range of organisations and we will be in contact with all successful projects to keep in touch and support where we can.
If you would like help completing an application, to discuss your idea before submitting, or you want help to be put in touch with other organisations that may be able to support your idea, please get in touch.
Are there any conditions?
Provide identification and proof of bank details
Sign a funding agreement to accept our terms
Adhere to any current government guidelines in relation to COVID19
Agree to keep in touch and report back on any activities that you are seeking funding for