Grants and Fundraising

The Space Centre‘s gala ball takes place on Friday 13th June at The Villa, Wrea Green. Places are limited for this popular annual fundraising so book now to avoid disappointment. For more information, take a look at this poster, or call Hilary on 01772 769391.

Creative Support staff can donate to the Disasters Emergency Committee Philippines Typhoon Appeal via Payroll Giving. For more information take a look at this poster, call David Seale on 0161 236 0829, or email To make a donation please complete a Payroll Giving Authoriastion Form and return it to our payroll team at head […]

Hi! My name is Lizz and I’ve recently started working for Creative Support. I work in the marketing department at Head Office, though I get to travel around to different projects’ events as part of my job. So far I’ve been to a barbecue in Tameside and to the National Media Museum in Bradford for […]

The Dorman’s Disco from strength to strength The Dorman’s Disco, a weekly disco hosted by Creative Support at the Dorman’s Club in Middlesbrough, has had a lot to cheer about lately. It has celebrated its second birthday, raised money for charity and is now expanding with the opening of a new night. The event began […]

Gardening is a great way to get active and to get outdoors. I personally find gardening therapeutic as it’s a great way to enjoy your hard work and you also benefit from being outdoors. If you choose to plant vegetables then you are able to enjoy the taste of all your work that has gone […]

Since February, our Get Active Grant has provided £2,500 of funding to projects encouraging our service users to become more fit and healthy. The closing date for applications has now passed. We are pleased to announce that we are relaunching our Gardening Grant which has already provided over £12,000 to enable our service users to […]

In January, Creative Support’s Breakthrough service won £37.73 from the Manchester Evening News’ Wish Campaign. Our dedicated service users and staff collected a fantastic 1,564 tokens to raise funds and buy some new supplies for the service. After careful consideration, the money has been put towards running new DJ skills sessions. Support worker Matthew – […]

Spring Online Week is taking place from the 22nd to 26th of April 2013. The award winning campaign helps thousands of people learn about and use computers, the internet and technology. This year, the Digital Unite Trust is offering grants of £100 for people and organisations to hold digital taster events for their local communities. […]

We’re providing our projects with grants of up to £80 to encourage service users to improve their wellbeing and fitness. Why not take this opportunity to join the gym, organise a day trip outdoors, attend Zumba, yoga or chair exercise classes, or buy equipment to set up a gardening group? Innovative grant requests will be […]

Creative Support’s Health Grant will be closing on Wednesday 9th January. The grant ran throughout Autumn and we have been really impressed by the number of our service users who have requested grants for a variety of items, classes and events that will help them to become fit and healthy. Over £3000 has been spent […]

Creative Support is taking part in the Manchester Evening News’ Wish initiative. We’re aiming to win a share of £25,000 to spend on art materials for our Breakthrough service. You can help by collecting tokens from the paper from now until Saturday 17th November and sending them to our Head Office. For more information, call […]

The health grant is now available from October to the end of December 2012. Please note that this grant is only available to Creative Support projects. Send application forms to Suzy Kennedy at Creative Support, Fifth Floor Dale House, 35 Dale Street, Manchester, M1 2HF. Tel. 0161 236 0829     Fax. 0161 228 0569 […]

Creative Support’s Community Grant closes on the 3rd October. The grant has been running for nearly two years and gives up to £200 to projects, events and ideas that encourage people to get involved in their community. This could include supporting volunteering opportunities, open days to raise awareness of projects and parties with people from […]

The Creative Support Community Grant scheme is coming to a close on 3rd October 2012. If you’d like to apply then this is your last chance, so click complete this form and return it to Head Office as soon as possible! Look out for details of our new Health Grant scheme coming soon. For more […]

This month we awarded two Community Involvement Grants and 17 Gardening Grants. We also provided a total of £8525 to help 48 projects to organise parties in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. For all of the news and pictures from these royal celebrations, click here. And read on for a report and photos from […]