Small and Medium grants to support mental wellbeing launched

GMCVO, working in partnership with 10GM, have launched small and medium grants programmes to support adults from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester, that may struggle to achieve high levels of mental wellbeing. 

The communities identified are:

  • Adults from BAME communities

  • Adults living with long term physical and mental health conditions

  • Disabled adults

  • Social isolated older people

  • Military veterans

  • People who are newly or long term unemployed

  •  Adults who identify as LGBTQI

  • Adult carers 

Funded by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership a total of £175,000 will be given out between May and December 2020. 

The grants will be awarded, in stages, to voluntary and community groups and social enterprises that will support people to develop high levels of mental wellbeing. 

Both the small and medium grants will be launched on Monday 12th October

Small grants - £500-£3,000 for organisations with an income under £100,000
Medium grants – 5 grants of £10,000 each to be awarded (no income cap).

There will be an online briefing on Tuesday 20th October 11.00 -12.30pm. 

Closing date for both small and medium grants Friday 20th November.

To find out more about the grants programme and to apply for a grant please visit our website here.

To register for the briefing click here.

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