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Latest News

  • Pennington Bequest Grant Fund


    Applications for funding are invited from charities and community and voluntary organisations. Grants are provided for the provision of nursing or other charitable services for residents of Manchester, Salford and District who are in need of such help by reason of age, sickness or infirmity.

    Download an application form here PENNINGTON APPLN FORM 2015
    or contact Ashlie Tottle on Email: Ashlie.tottle@charityservice.org.uk to request an application form by post.

    Letters of thanks from grant recipients

    “I am most grateful to the Pennington Bequest for their kind donation which towards helping to fund one of our Telephone Action Coordinators. This funding will ensure that at least 14,500 people annually are able to speak to someone about their worries and fears and ultimately receive the information and support to make a positive difference to their lives. Our services would not be possible without voluntary contributions from people like yourselves.”
    RNIB and Action for Blind People

    “Thank you so much for the grant which has gone towards the “Toilet Refurbishment Appeal” at the Little Sisters of the Poor.”
    Little Sisters of the Poor.

    “Thank you for your cheque for £1,000 in favour of Trinity Methodist Church which will be used towards Christmas Day Celebrations, providing 85 dinners and teas and for entertainment throughout the day. Hot meals are also taken to the elderly that cannot leave their homes. We also a christmas care package to people in the community that are suffering some form of hardship.”
    Trinity Methodist Church

    No Comments | Posted on June 11th
  • Cinderella Charitable Fund

    Applications for funding are invited from groups and individuals for grants to support the costs of a holiday for sick and convalescent children whose family are unable to afford to take them on holiday. Grants are only available to residents within the cities of Manchester or Salford, East Lancashire, North East Cheshire, North West Derbyshire.

    Please note individual applications must be supported by a sponsor, such as a recommending social worker, GP or other professional person e.g. police officer, minister of religion, person with professional qualifications like teachers, accountants, engineers and solicitors, who have known the applicant for at least two years, live in the UK and hold a British or Irish passport.

    Download a group application here CINDERELLA GROUP APPLN FORM 2015
    Download an individual application form here CINDERELLA INDIVIDUAL APPLN FORM 2015
    or contact Ashlie Tottle on Email: Ashlie.tottle@charityservice.org.uk to request an application form by post

    Letters of thanks from grant recipients

    “This kind of holiday is a once in a lifetime experience for the most needy of our young people. The holiday was a great success and the young people really enjoyed the experience of a boat trip. It was a very comfortable boat, well equipped for the young people who cooked, crewed and cleaned. Many thanks ”
    The Addy Young People’s Centre
    Narrowboating, Cheshire Ring

    “An excellent weekend away made financially viable thanks to the Cinderella Fund”
    St Augustine’s CE Primary School
    Activity weekend including walking, swimming & a visit to slate mines, Betws-y-Coed, North Wales

    “On behalf of the children who went on the holiday we would like to thank the Cinderella Fund for their generous donation and making this fantastic opportunity possible. Many thanks!”
    Charlestown CP School

    No Comments | Posted on June 1st

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