The Tameside 4 Good grant scheme that is committed distributing £100,000 to local good causes in different grant rounds. Grants of up to £500 are available to individuals under 25 who want to undertake an activity that benefits them and their community, with grants of up to £4,000 available to local community groups.
The money for the Tameside 4 Good grants has been made possible due to the fantastic fundraising efforts by local people and businesses along with the release of a number of dormant Charitable Trust funds that Tameside Council, as a big supporter of Tameside 4 Good, has made available to local good causes.
Two recent grants awarded were given to Denton Girls Football Club and the Grafton Centre in hyde.
The aims of Denton Girls Football Club are to engage with children in the Tameside area on sport and wellbeing and to develop and teach football to girls across Tameside.The football club will engages girls aged between 9 and 14 years old to get them active in sport and using the club as a social activity and club, they were awarded a grant of £999 by Tameside 4 Good.
The Grafton Centre aims to improve the health and well-being of older people in Tameside by providing a range of social, educational and healthy activities and opportunities. To reduce isolation of older people in Tameside by bringing people together to help them form new friendships and feel part of a community. The grant helped subsidise accessible transport for vulnerable community members who have limited resources to get out and about on outings and reduce social isolation, they were awarded £800.
If you would like to apply for a Tameside 4 Good grant please contact Lisa Hannibal, Tel: 0161 339 4985