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Funding and support

Nourish the Nation

NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS We are delighted to announce that Sainsbury’s Nourish the Nation Fund in partnership with Comic Relief is now open for applications from Community Groups across Greater Manchester.

Supporting Information

For help and guidance on your groups supporting documents and what Forever Manchester requires you submit alongside your...

Funding FAQ’s

Our Frequently asked questions (FAQs) provide further information about our funding programmes, who can apply and the application process.

CDL Fund

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for local community and voluntary groups based in the borough...

Auto Trader Community Fund

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester. Closes midday...

NOMA Fund

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for grassroots community groups working with young people aged 11-...

Zuto Make A Difference Fund

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester. Deadline: midday on...

Bright Futures Fund

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS We are delighted to announce that the Bright Futures Fund in partnership with Forever Manchester is...

Together Energy Fund

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £2,500 is available for community centres and hubs based in Greater Manchester. Deadline:...

Voicescape Community Fund

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS We are delighted to announce that the Voicescape Community Fund in partnership with Forever Manchester is...

One GM Community Fund

CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester.

Alternative Funding 2024

Details of alternative funding sources from the National Lottery Community Fund, 10GM and NCVO can be found on this...

Community Toolkit

NOW AVAILABLE. Forever Manchester's Community Toolkit is a collection of some techniques we've learnt that can help increase participation,...

Awards Process

All applications submitted to any of our open Forever Manchester funding programmes follow the same core process.
Other Funds Available
  • Forever Manchester Awards 2024

    Forever Manchester Awards 2024

    OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS. Funding up to £1,000 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester.
  • Supporting Information

    Supporting Information

    For help and guidance on your groups supporting documents and what Forever Manchester requires you submit alongside your application.
  • Funding FAQ’s

    Funding FAQ’s

    Our Frequently asked questions (FAQs) provide further information about our funding programmes, who can apply and the application process.
  • CDL Fund

    CDL Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for local community and voluntary groups based in the borough of Stockport.
  • Full Circle Funerals Partners Altrincham Fund

    Full Circle Funerals Partners Altrincham Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for community groups in South Trafford and its adjacent areas. Deadline 6th April 2023.
  • Auto Trader Community Fund

    Auto Trader Community Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester. Closes midday on Thursday the 25th April 2024.
  • NOMA Fund

    NOMA Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for grassroots community groups working with young people aged 11- 25 years within the boundary of the M60 motorway.
  • Stagecoach Greater Manchester Fund

    Stagecoach Greater Manchester Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for local community and voluntary groups based in the boroughs of Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside.
  • Zuto Make A Difference Fund

    Zuto Make A Difference Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester. Deadline: midday on Thursday 22nd February 2024.
  • Bright Futures Fund

    Bright Futures Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS We are delighted to announce that the Bright Futures Fund in partnership with Forever Manchester is now open for applications from Community Groups in Greater Manchester.
  • Together Energy Fund

    Together Energy Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £2,500 is available for community centres and hubs based in Greater Manchester. Deadline: midday on Thursday 21st September 2023.
  • Voicescape Community Fund

    Voicescape Community Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS We are delighted to announce that the Voicescape Community Fund in partnership with Forever Manchester is now open for applications from Community Groups in Greater Manchester.
  • Cellnex Digital Inclusion Fund (£500)

    Cellnex Digital Inclusion Fund (£500)

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £500 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester who want to get a new project up and running.
  • Cellnex Digital Inclusion Fund (£5,000)

    Cellnex Digital Inclusion Fund (£5,000)

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £5,000 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester.
  • Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme

    Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Kellogg's, together with Forever Manchester, are providing grants of up to £1,000 to school Breakfast Clubs.
  • Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Christmas Boost – Salford and Trafford

    Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Christmas Boost – Salford and Trafford

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Kellogg’s has been supporting Breakfast Clubs for 25 Years and have teamed up with Forever Manchester to award grants of £500 to school breakfast clubs based in …
  • Forever Manchester’s Approach To Working With Local Communities.

    Forever Manchester’s Approach To Working With Local Communities.

    Forever Manchester cares about those people who care enough to act. We champion local people doing extraordinary things to make our communities thrive.
  • Neighbourhood Health and Wellbeing Fund – Manchester Local Care Organisation (City Centre, Miles Platting, Moston and Newton Heath)

    Neighbourhood Health and Wellbeing Fund – Manchester Local Care Organisation (City Centre, Miles Platting, Moston and Newton Heath)

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS We are delighted to announce that the Neighbourhood Health and Wellbeing Fund is now open for applications from VCSE organisations based in Manchester.
  • Connecting Communities in Summer 2023

    Connecting Communities in Summer 2023

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding of £100 is available for community groups across Greater Manchester wishing to get together and connect with their communities over summer.
  • Connecting Communities at Christmas 2023

    Connecting Communities at Christmas 2023

    NOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding of £100 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester wishing to celebrate Christmas together. Application Deadline: Friday 17th November.
  • Breathe Better Air Community Fund

    Breathe Better Air Community Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £5,000 is available for community groups in Greater Manchester whose projects aim to make a positive impact on the clean air movement.
  • NHS Charities Together Community Partnership Grants Programme Greater Manchester

    NHS Charities Together Community Partnership Grants Programme Greater Manchester

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Grants of £100,000 or more are available to projects which support the health and well-being of communities disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • One GM Community Fund

    One GM Community Fund

    CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Funding up to £1,000 is available for community groups based in Greater Manchester.
  • Alternative Funding 2024

    Alternative Funding 2024

    Details of alternative funding sources from the National Lottery Community Fund, 10GM and NCVO can be found on this page.
  • Community Toolkit

    Community Toolkit

    NOW AVAILABLE. Forever Manchester's Community Toolkit is a collection of some techniques we've learnt that can help increase participation, discover new project ideas and forge more community connections.