Grant Funding

The Charity Service has been supporting registered charities, community groups and voluntary organisations in Greater Manchester since 1924.

Details of our current grant programmes are provided below.

The Charity Service Grant Fund

Applications for grant funding are invited from registered charities, community groups and voluntary organisations working to assist individuals who are disadvantaged, sick, have a disability and/or living in poverty within Greater Manchester.

Our priorities are:

  • Preventing homelessness
  • Reducing social isolation
  • Support for vulnerable families & children

Further details about our Grant Fund and a copy of our application form are available here.

Please note:


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Cinderella Fund

Funding from the Chronicle Cinderella Home Fund is available for Individuals or Groups/Organisations to support the costs of respite care and support (including but not limited to the provision of holidays) for the benefit of children and young people under the age of 25 who are sick, convalescent, have special educational needs or are disadvantaged for any other reason. The respite care and support should provide a positive experience for the young person and/or provide a beneficial short period of rest for the young person’s carers and family.

Further details about our Cinderella Fund and a copy of our application form are available here.

Grants are only available to residents within the geographical areas of:

Need Assistance?

If you would like to speak to someone prior to making an application or need assistance/support to complete the application form please call Pete Yarwood on 0793 691 7679 or use the form opposite.

Who we’ve Supported

Testimonials from some of the charities we have supported previously:

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