During these uncertain times, we know that grassroots community groups are responding to the impact of Covid-19 through kindness, coming
together to help those most affected however they can. To support these local
responses, Forever Manchester is offering awards of up to £5,000.
The Community Support Fund will accept applications from
community groups based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester. We
want to fund organisations who are supporting their communities however they
Who Can Apply?
To apply you need to be a constituted community group with
your own bank account and relevant safeguarding policies in place. We expect
you to be based in the area where you are offering help. Priority will be given to groups with an annual income of
less than £200,000.
How much can you apply for?
You can apply for up to £5,000 but as we expect a lot of
applications and we may not be able to fund them all, we ask that you only apply
for what you know you need.
What can you apply for?
Local groups understand how they can best help their
communities at this time, so we don’t want to limit the type of request you can
make, you just need to let us know what you want to do and how it supports your
How long will a decision take?
We aim to assess your application and give you a decision
within two weeks but please note we can only do this if you provide us with the
supporting documents requested. Please see here For Supporting Information. for further information.
At present there is no deadline for applications, however if
we receive a high volume of requests for support, we may have to close the fund
at short notice.
If you have any questions or have trouble filling this in,
please contact us at email@example.com or phone 0161 214
PLEASE READ BEFORE STARTING YOUR APPLICATION
We recommend that you save your application by clicking on the "Save my progress and resume later" box at the top of the page. You will be prompted to enter a valid email address and choose a password. You can then come back to it and resume it at a later date if you need to.
You can navigate to different pages on this form by clicking on a page number on the top right hand corner or using the "Next" or "Previous" buttons at the end of each page.
After completing the form you will be given an opportunity at the end of the form to review your answers before submitting the application. You can also print a copy to retain for your records.
Once you've submitted your application you will receive a confirmation email containing the information you submitted on your application.