young peopleThe Council For Social Aid, Greater Together Manchester and the Diocesan Anti-Poverty Task Group have join forces to make funding, expertise and support available to groups wanting to tackle poverty in their locality.

As well as grants, there is a wide range of support available to groups and by applying to the Council for Social Aid for funding, you will also get the opportunity to receive advice and guidance from the members of the Anti-Poverty Task Group, as well as support in establishing your own project from Greater Together Manchester.

Plus, even if you application for funding is not successful, you may still qualify for help and support from Greater Together Manchester and the Anti Poverty Task Group.

Stay Well At Home Service, Evesham, Britain Maisie Palmer was referred to the Stay Well At Home Service by a Health Visitor when she broke her coccyx in a fall. Jonathan Banks 01/01/2005The main criteria for applying for support are:
– The project must be focused on tackling poverty (causes and/or effects).
– The project must be based upon working in partnership with other service providers, groups or organisations.
– The project must be community based and address problems facing people in your locality.
– The beneficiaries of your project must reside primarily within the Diocese of Manchester.

If you are interested in setting up one of the projects, download our booklet here. For more information about support and funding available, please contact Lily or Colin via the Department of Mission and Ministry at the Diocese of Manchester.