The issues that will be prioritised for grants in 2022
In 2021 we conducted an in-depth consultation
, part of this consultation was to understand the issues and types or organisations that our communities wanted us to support in order to review our grant making strategy.
The issues that will be prioritised in 2022/23 are:
- HIV Stigma
- LGBTQ+ Events
- LGBTQ+ Mental Health
- LGBTQ+ Sexual Health
- LGBTQ+ Wellbeing
Communities that will be prioritised in 2022/23:
- Disabled LGBTQ+
- Wider trans communities
Types of organisations that will be prioritised in 2022/23:
- Grassroot community groups and networks
- Local LGBTQ+ charities
- Local HIV charities
- Small, independent LGBTQ+ organisations
In addition to this, Hate Crime is our iconic issue for 2022/23, we will campaign against hate crimes against LGBTQ+ people.
How does Manchester Pride raise money to distribute as Grants?
The Manchester Pride Community Fund raises essential funds to support LGBTQ+ communities. Every penny donated to the Manchester Pride Community Fund goes directly to LGBTQ+ causes and projects in Greater Manchester. This means none of the money you donate goes to the day to day operations of The Manchester Pride Charity.
Who can apply for a Manchester Pride Grant?
Grants from the Manchester Pride Community Fund are available to LGBTQ+ community and voluntary groups, organisations and registered charities in Greater Manchester.
Grant applications are close just now, but we'll let you know as soon as they open via our website, social media and email newsletter so make sure you're connected.
How do I apply for a Manchester Pride Grant?
Organisation will be required to apply for a grant from the Manchester Pride Community Fund. The new, streamlined grant application process will be published by the end of May. Grant applications will be reviewed and rewarded by the Manchester Pride board of Trustees and the Community Grants Panel which will be established by the end of May.
How do I join the Manchester Pride Community Grants Panel?
The Community Grants Panel will be made up of a cross section of independent stakeholders to represent Greater Manchester's intersectional LGBTQ+ communities. Applications along with the criteria will be published at the end of May.