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The Sunderland Participatory Grant-making Fund
Max Grant Size: £5000
Closing Date: 22/12/2023
Location(s): SunderlandApply online
‘Mackem Money’ will award £130,000 in grants, agreed by a panel of residents from across Sunderland who have lived experience of the challenges faced by local communities. The panel has prioritised funding for local groups that are:
• supporting inclusive communities
bringing people together, building social connections
• creating opportunities for healthier and happier people
play, physical activity, healthy food
• raising aspirations
building confidence and ambition, developing skills, encouraging achievement
Who can apply?
The fund supports organisations, based and working in Sunderland, that have an income under £250,000, with priority for those under £100,000.
You can get help so your group can apply (see Guidance Notes below).
How much can we apply for?
• For projects in 2024
£2,000 to £5,000: deadline for applications – 22 December 2023
What can we apply for?
Please read through the Guidance Notes below for full details.
How can we apply?
You can apply online using the link above or send us a short video telling us about your project. Please read through the Guidance Notes below for full details.
To make an application, please click here