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ESF Community Grants Launch Re-Connect Priority Grants – Apply by 3rd June 2020

Re-Connect Priority Grants Round
The ESF Community Grant Programme is launching a targeted Grant Programme in response to COVID 19.
This round is called Re-Connect and seeks applications from a wide range of voluntary organisations who are ready to reach out by using approaches which tackle the new and emerging barriers arising from the impact of COVID 19.

Small grants of up to £20,000 are available across Greater Manchester to eligible organisations in the VCSE sector

Projects should look to develop and maintain participant connections to learning experiences. Project activity should support, maintain and improve participant employability and resilience.
All project activity must be within the current government COVID restrictions, but should include flexibility to adapt as and when those restrictions change in future months
The funding can help ALL who are out of work or economically inactive
This programme covers the 10 Greater Manchester boroughs, and all eligible participants must live in Greater Manchester .
For more details around eligibility for this grant please Click Here.
To apply visit:

ZOOM Workshops will be running in week commencing 18th May. Please e mail to receive an invite

DEADLINE for applications – Wednesday 3rd June 2020
For further information, please e mail

For other funding sources available locally, regionally and nationally please Click Here  

May 11, 2020