Thrive Trafford is keen to help support Voluntary and Community groups in accessing funding support across Trafford. Below are details of funding opportunities, information and support taking place in Trafford.
To access funding sources in Greater Manchester visit the Greater Manchester Funding Portal www.gmvss.net/gmfunding.
To view the latest funding opportunities across Greater Manchester and Nationally please click here.
Funding Support Drop-In Sessions
Trafford Housing Trust every month run funding support drop-in sessions for third sector groups. The next drop-in session is on Friday 3rd March 2017 at 1:30pm to 4pm.
During the session funding specialists will be on hand to advise groups on:
- Funding and income generation
- Demonstrating your impact
- Getting help and expertise from local businesses
- Developing your business plan
InfoTrafford will be joining them with the ability to signpost groups to a vast array of information on local needs to support grant applications. This information can be accessed online at http://www.infotrafford.org.uk/. Trafford Housing Trust’s Social Investment Advisor will also be available to assist with getting help and expertise from Local Businesses.
The drop in is held on the first Friday of the month including:
- Friday 7th April 2017
- Friday 5th May 2017
There is no need to book in advance but if you would like to get in touch and let them know more about your group’s challenges and goals please contact Jonathan.firstname.lastname@example.org or one of the funding team on 0300 777 7777.
(map and directions at: www.traffordhousingtrust.co.uk/your-trust/contact-us/ )
There is limited street parking nearby, or we are 10 minutes walk from Sale or Brooklands Metrolink, or directly on busroutes including 245 and 263.
For further information about the Big Lottery ‘Awards for All’ Fund please click here.
For further tips on applying for funding please click here to view j4b Grants ’10 Steps To Successful Grant Applications’
For tips for fundraising for community groups please visit http://www.resourcecentre.org.uk/information-category/raising-money/