The Manchester Pride Community Grant programme supports two goals: ‘to celebrate LGBT+ life’ and ‘to engage LGBT+ people through culture,’ specifically in Greater Manchester.
Your application should detail how your community group, organisation, project, event or initiative can:
Several 'funding windows' throughout the year - check website for details
Charitable trust or foundation
You must be a community/voluntary group or organisation who is making a positive lasting contribution to LGBT+ life in Greater Manchester and/or you are working towards an event/initiative/project that engages LGBT+ people through culture.
They will fund formally constituted not-for-profit organisations, groups and statutory bodies. This might include sports groups, voluntary organisations, local charities and community interest groups.
Individuals, sole traders or partnerships.
They will provide funding towards specific costs for the ongoing running of a community group for example, equipment, kit, printing costs, venue hire*, etc.
They will provide funding to cover the costs of specific elements in the delivery of a project/initiative or event specifically for LGBT+ people.
Grants from Under £500 – £2,000.
Apply via their online form after reading all of their guidance, and ensuring you have answered all of the questions they ask in the guidance notes.
Smaller grants (up to £500) will be fast tracked and you should hear the outcome within 14 days