Bury Specific Funding
Bury Standing Together – Youth Led Grants
The deadline for applications is 12:00pm 6 December 2023
Standing Together up to £500 for youth-led projects – come and pitch your idea to us in person or online!
The grant is for Bury-based youth led groups to deliver activities during GM Hate Crime Awareness Week (6th – 12th February 2024) which aim to raise awareness of community safety and things young people can do to be safe? Understand what is meant by hate crime? How to report ‘hate crime’
Ideas of what we could fund.
- Using creative arts such as dance, drama, films, poetry, or sports to understand ‘hate crime.
- Activities which bring communities together to promote understanding of one another.
Who can apply? If you are aged 13 – 25, you can apply for up to £500 to work with others You must have a mentor/worker aged 18 or over and be connected to a youth or community group. If you are not involved in a community group, contact Bury VCFA, and we link you up with one.
How to apply: Complete the short ideas form below. Don’t forget to provide an outline of what you will spend the money on. Submit the form to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 NOON 6th December 2023.
If you need help or guidance with your idea or how to apply, please visit www.buryvcfa.org.uk/grants/ or email/phone email@example.com 0161 518 5550
Hate Crime Awareness: If you would like to know more about what Hate Crime is, please click on one of the links below.
LET's Get Bury East Moving Grants Programme
Closing date for applications is 14th November 2023 and the Panel Meeting is 14th December 2023.
The fund is available for constituted and non-constituted groups including schools who are undertaking projects that will contribute to encouraging people to move more to improve the health and wellbeing of people.
Projects must be delivered for the benefit of people living in the Bury East area. Activities should be community led and demonstrate that they help people to help themselves to be more active.
- Single group applications – max grant value £1,000.
- Partnership bids – max grant value £2,500.
Deadline: Closing date – 14th November 2023
Panel Meeting – 14th December 2023
Bury Council - Let's Do It! Community fund
The closing date for applications is Monday 11th December at 10am
Bury’s LET’S Do It! strategy sets out the ambition of a strong, resilient Borough, where inequalities are reduced through building on the strengths in our local communities. To realise this ambition there are seven outcomes which we collectively seek to achieve.
- Improved quality of life in terms of length of life and good health
- Improved early years development
- Improved educational attainment
- Increased adult skill levels and employability
- Higher wage rates and business growth that benefits everyone
- Improvements to our environment by being carbon neutral by 2038
- Improved digital connectivity
Funding has been made available by Bury Council to that every neighbourhood in the Borough is supported to meet this ambition, particularly as we continue to respond to the impact of the Covid pandemic and economic pressures. This application form invites community groups to think about how they can contribute to these outcomes within the places they are based and with the communities who they represent.
Applications are welcome from any community group, social enterprise local network or voluntary organisations based in or working with communities within the five neighbourhoods of the borough of Bury.
In keeping with the LET’S Do It principles, collaborative bids bringing community organisations and networks together is strongly encouraged.
How much can be applied for?
- Each project can apply for up-to a maximum of £2,000.
- A maximum of £2,000 is available to any individual organisation and organisations can only apply for funding in one neighbourhood.
Further details and the application portal can be found on the Bury Council website below
Asset Recovery Incentivisation Scheme (ARIS) Fund
Closing date for applications is Monday 22nd January 2024 and the Pitch is Wednesday 7th February 2024 (From 4:00pm)
Greater Manchester Police have a fantastic opportunity to invest cash back into the community. The money can be applied for to a maximum of £5,000 and is there to invest in your group or neighbourhood activity across the Borough of Bury.
The funding is for groups who are looking to assist:
- Tackling crime and Anti-Social Behaviour,
- Protecting Vulnerable People and Building
- Strengthening partnerships.
The goal of this funding is to support local groups to deliver community projects. With the ultimate goal of bringing down Crime and Anti-social behaviour in your community by working together to fight, prevent and reduce crime. Keeping people safe and caring for victims.
There will be an online Meet the Funder briefing session on Monday 18th December 2023. Details and event booking will be available shortly.
Deadline: Closing date – Monday 22nd January 2024
Pitch Presentation – Wednesday 7th February 2024 (from 4:00 pm)
To apply, view the attached guidance form, complete the attached application form and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bury Culture Grants
The closing date for applications is 5pm Wednesday 31st January 2024
Bury Council have secured monies from the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund via Greater Manchester Combined Authority, to support arts, culture and heritage projects in the city via this grants programme delivered by Bury VCFA.
Grants of up to £10,000 for Bury-based VCSE organisations to celebrate the city’s arts, culture and heritage, responding to the Bury cultural strategy “Different Cultures, Same Horizons”.
To support applicants we’ll be hosting two “Meet the Funder” Events –
Standing Together - Hate Crime Awareness
The closing date for applications is Monday 25th September 12 noon
Bury VCFA is pleased to be working with Bury Council and Bury Community Safety Partnership to deliver the Standing Together and Hate Crime Awareness community grants programmes.
These grants aim to enable Bury-based voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector groups to deliver grassroots activities and projects that tackle community safety issues across the borough and raise awareness of hate crime and how to report it.
Grants available include:
- Micro Grants for activity delivered during GM Hate Crime Awareness Week (Feb 2024) or for small, targeted activities which meet the priorities of Standing Together – £500
- Grants for individual group applications – £5000
- Grants for partnership applications – £10,000
Further details and application forms can be downloaded below but for help and information please contact – email@example.com
Looking for funding?
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