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Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre

Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk

Cheshire Community Foundation - future grants programme

4 July 2012

Cheshire Community Foundation was established in 2011 as an independent registered charity. The foundation aims to inspire local philanthropy, build endowment and get money to grassroots organisations. They cover the local authority areas of Cheshire East, Cheshire West, and Chester and Warrington. 

Grants made by the Foundation generally fall under the broad heading of wellbeing and social welfare and, of particular interest, are local voluntary and community organisations that can meet immediate and emerging needs and that have the commitment of their local community. 

The Foundation encourages applications which:

  • Suppport new or existing social and community activity
  • Demonstrate that funding will make a real difference 
  • Encourage community involvement and self-help
  • Are, in the main, from community based organisations

To find out more about the Foundation and how to apply for a grant, visit the Cheshire Community Foundation website. Application forms are not currently available to download but will be added soon. You can contact the Foundation for an application form in the meantime. 

Featured News

31 March 2015

Guidance for Providers on Displaying CQC Ratings

Following consultation CQC has now produced guideance for providers on meeting the new requirement to display CQC ratings in their premises and online.  These ratings tell the public whether a service is outstanding, good, requires improvement or inadequate.

They have also published the final and complete guidance on regulations (the Fundamental Standards).

 

17 February 2015

Extension to Big Assist Programme

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Big Lottery Fund have announced that the Big Assist programme to support infrastructure organisations has been extended

4 February 2015

Defra confirms further funding for ACRE

Defra (the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) has confirmed that it will maintain its investment of £2.3m in the ACRE Network for 2015/16

2 February 2015

DoH, NHS, Public Health England VCSE Sector Review Launched

The Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England have launched a review of their funding of  the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector which helps to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation’s population

2 February 2015

Launch of the report of the Independent Commission on the future of local infrastructure

VSNW welcomes the final report of The Independent Commission on the Future of Local Infrastructure, of which we were proud to be a member

Contact Us

Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre
Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk