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About the Fund
Datasystems Limited (CDL) is a leading insurance software house based in
Stockport. As part of their commitment
to corporate social responsibility they work with Forever Manchester to deliver
support to grassroots community groups in the Stockport area.
CDL Fund aims to support the activities of local community or voluntary groups
and, projects that contribute positively to the quality of life, wellbeing and
improved health of people and communities primarily in the borough of
Fund supports voluntary and community organisations to run projects/activities
which address any or all of the priorities listed below:
• Older people
• Children and young people
• Stronger communities
• Health and wellbeing
Funding is primarily awarded
to groups based in Stockport although applications from adjoining
neighbourhoods in Denton and Hyde in Tameside and Wythenshawe, Didsbury,
Withington and Fallowfield in Manchester will also be considered.
The CDL Fund’s current
priority is to encourage and support grass-root community activity. This means
small, community-based and locally controlled groups that manage themselves,
encourage active participation from volunteers and have minimal cash reserves
and limited access to funding support.
The fund is currently
supporting applications from all community and voluntary groups who have a
turnover of up to a limit of £150,000.
How much can you apply for?
The maximum award request that will be considered is £1,000
Here at Forever Manchester, we recognise that great things happen in and around Greater Manchester on a daily basis and we want to shout about it! The idea behind this application is to provide a positive, friendly and accessible approach to gaining much needed financial support for your group.
Is there anything we can’t apply for?
Unfortunately, there are a few things that can’t be funded, such as activities that have already taken place or been paid for, contributions to major appeals, activities promoting political or religious beliefs and activity which should be provided by statutory services. If you’re not sure if we could consider you application for funding, please contact a member of the Forever Manchester Communities Team and we’ll be happy to help, 0161 214 0940 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that due to administrative processes that we must undertake, once submitted it may take up to three months to hear an outcome for your application. As such, please make sure the project is due to start no earlier than three months after the time of applying.