Any grant application that delivers improved wellbeing and health outcomes for the local population will be considered. However, all applicants will be expected to demonstrate and provide evidence of a minimum of 25% match funding or match funding in kind in relation to the service/activity/project that they are applying for funding for. Exceptional circumstances may be considered if an appropriate business case is presented and is considered acceptable by the Strategic Members with responsibility for Neighbourhoods.
There are many ways in which organisations can raise funds, for example:
Further details can be found on the Salford Community and Voluntary Service website.
Crowd funding is another way organisations can generate additional income (match funding). It works by providing a platform for community groups, start-up businesses, charities, social enterprises and individuals to raise the funds they need themselves in return for 'rewards'. The public can back an idea with pledges of money and project owners can 'thank' their backers with rewards that reflect the money contributed (this can be product, service or experience produced by the project).
Organisations requiring advice and support regarding match funding or match funding in kind and or support to develop a crowd funding platform, should contact Salford CVS:
As part of the assessment process it is also expected that all applicants will provide the following documentation:
In particular, we want to encourage activity which achieves at least one of the following three objectives, however in the main financial support for room hire or food will not be supported, although exceptional circumstances may be considered if an appropriate business case is presented and is considered acceptable by the Strategic Members with responsibility for Neighbourhoods.
Builds community resilience, where this means 'one which is able to develop and engage community resources to respond to, endure and recover from adverse situations and long term challenges. Community resilience includes activities such as:
Meets local wellbeing and health needs. Further details can be found on the Partnerships In Salford website.
The Neighbourhood assets profiles provide an overview of the needs and priorities within each of the city's eight neighbourhood areas, together with an assessment of the availability of community assets that residents and service providers could potentially use to help address those priorities. The profiles are intended for use by members of the public, community groups, organisations and anyone who wants to know about resources that exist within their community.
Supports the priority objectives and outcomes of Salford City Council's Locality Plan - A Vision For A Healthier Salford. The Locality Plan develops from and replaces The Joint Health and Wellbeing strategy 2013 to 2016.
The vision for The Locality Plan is as below:
Priority outcomes of the Locality Plan include:
Examples of grant applications which may be considered include those where the proposed activity has a beneficial effect on:
Macros must be enabled in Microsoft Word to use the community committee grant application form.
If you are unable to view documents of these types, our downloads page provides links to viewing software.
This page was last updated on 15 October 2019