HealthSustain (Tameside, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham)

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HealthSustain (Tameside, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham)

Small community groups can apply for grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 to address local health inequalities in Tameside, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham. The funding is available for projects that cover small areas such as:

  • A few streets, a housing estate or a small village
  • Communities of interest (people who have shared experiences, characteristics or common interests and wish to come together to address specific issues that are important to them).

Projects can last between 12 months and two years.

Previous projects supported include:

  • Farnworth Baptist Church which received a grant of £45,790 for a two-year project aiming to empower adult refugees, asylum seekers and migrants living in Farnworth in Bolton through the provision of English as a Second Language (ESOL) classes and group activities.
  • Operation Farm in Hyde which received a grant of £40,047 for a new two-year project will bring together a group of regular volunteers aged 55 and over who will assist with running an allotment and orchard.

Projects can last between 12 months and two years. and The closing date for applications is the 19th July 2017.

http://www.healthsustaincic.org.uk/

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