GM COVID-19 Community Champions Targeted Communications Grants Launched

GMCVO, with funding from GMCA, have launched a grants programme to support GM residents who are at higher risk of lasting health, social and financial impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic and are less likely to engage with mainstream communications approaches.

GM Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations can apply for grants to tailor and target a forthcoming Greater Manchester-wide “safely living with COVID-19” campaign, to ensure effective reach of appropriate messaging and support to some specific priority audiences of higher risk/lower engagement. 

A total of £51,000 is available. To enable organisations of all sizes and capacities to apply, it is proposed that this will be awarded as:

•    7 micro grants of between £50 and £1,000
•    4 small grants of between £1,000 and £5,000
•    2 large grants of between £5,000 and £12,000

The exact allocations of the overall funding will be determined by the range of applications received.

The deadline for applications is Thursday 30th September 2021 at 17:00.

To find out more about the grants programme, and to apply for a grant, please click here.

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