Coronavirus weekly funding updates - 15-19 February

Thursday 18 February

GM BAME Communities – Small Grants Scheme

Just a reminder that the Emergency Grants for Greater Manchester BAME Communities Small Grants Scheme that we included in an update a few weeks ago closes for applications next Friday (26 February) 2021 at 16.00. As a quick reminder GMCVO are offering grants of between £1,000 to £5,000 for small BAME led VCSE organisations to respond to the needs of their communities during the Covid – 19 pandemic. Organisations must be operating in Greater Manchester or benefit Greater Manchester residents. Find out more.

Wednesday 17 February

Salford CVS Community Response Fund

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for Salford-based VCSE organisations who are supporting communities most affected by Covid – 19 including: Black, Asian and minority ethnic people; people with disabilities; economically most disadvantaged. Applicant members must be full member of Salford CVS and have a turnover of less than £2 million. The application closing date is 12 noon on Monday 15 March. Find out more.

Monday 15 February

The Women Thrive Fund

Grants of up to £40,000 are available to UK organisations working to enable women and girls to improve their mental health and wellbeing and/or improve their financial resilience. These are issues that have been concerns for women and girls throughout the pandemic. The deadline for applications is Thursday 25 March 2021. Find out more.

For information on 8,000 sources of funding giving a total of £8 billion, take a look at Funds Online.