Grant maker

MACC

http://www.macc.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1145921)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 17 significant donations totalling £396,648

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When Amount Grantee To be used for
30/11/2016 £10,000 MANCHESTER MIND Short term GP-based intervention to people in who present at their GP with low level anxiety. 60 minute ‘check up’ to assess mental wellbeing, existing risk factors and their coping strategie, and identify additional strategies, suggest self-help tools, and identify community assets.
30/11/2016 £10,000 TRINITY HOUSE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE Develop Community Navigator role to support clients aged over-50 who are experiencing mental health issues to access services. Role includes consulting existing clients and identifying potential clients, help clients access IAPT through in-house drop-in; develop peer support groups and activities; work with community mental health teams to receive more referrals for LINK's ongoing services
30/11/2016 £10,000 CARITAS DIOCESE OF SALFORD Befriending service for older people to improve independnce, confidence etc., as well as supporting family, neighbours and carers with advice, information and respite. Grant will a Volunteer Development Worker, extend the reach of the current service, increase the number of volunteers, and up-skill volutneers with greater awareness of a variety of health issues including mental illness and distress
30/11/2016 £10,000 THE MANCHESTER DEAF CENTRE LIMITED Open drop-in for deaf people 3 times a week to provide support for wellbeing and mental health issues and connect with existing services. Service will also include social activities and learning/information activities, e.g. walking, quizzes, presentations and discussions
30/11/2016 £10,000 THE PROUD TRUST LTD Funding for 7.5hrs/week Peer Support Coordinator to increase staffing for Peer Support Project for isolated and distressed LGBT young people. Increased capacity to recruit and train LGBT young in befriending/mentoring, and match to young people for support
30/11/2016 £10,000 42ND STREET - COMMUNITY BASED RESOURCE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE UNDER STRESS The project will employ an Engagement Practitioner to tackle identified barrier-issues directly; a qualified, experienced mental health practitioner, based at 42nd Street, will review the cases of young adults waiting for support a 42nd Street, both between referral and assessment and between assessment and treatment start. They will engage with young adults directly and discuss options in terms of accessing wider services across Manchester. The practitioner will also visit community groups to promote the suite of IAPT services available to young adults across Manchester
30/11/2016 £10,000 LMCP CARE LINK Expand the service to improve access to IAPT among South Asian communities through a variety of outputs: awareness events, develop outreach service, increase drop-in services to include a focus on IAPT, and working with local services to improve cultural awareness, publicitiy and provide guidance on engaging with communities
30/11/2014 £32,378 LGBT FOUNDATION LTD gay and bisexual people
30/11/2014 £49,581 COVERDALE AND NEWBANK COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION We want to provide older people in our community with a range of services that will be delivered either on a 121 basis, social group setting or through wider community engagement and empowerment activities. We will do this delivering our 'Cup of Sugar' Project, which offers a combination of community navigation, befriending and mentoring, social group activities, and community engagement and empowerment activities.
30/11/2014 £50,000 LMCP CARE LINK Enabling older people who are at risk or experiencing social isolation to take part in a range of activites that will minimise their loneliness and social isolation. Also, enabling older people from BME communities to become proactive in managing their health and wellbeing.
30/11/2014 £10,000 My Community UK A drop-in for over 50s BME women (particularly from Pakistani origin but not exclusively)
30/11/2014 £10,000 WARM HUT UK To run the “Tumayini Project” to break isolation of Refugee older people from Non English Speaking background living in Manchester.
30/11/2014 £10,000 AFRICAN CARIBBEAN CARE GROUP This project seeks to demonstrate how reducing social isolation in older African Caribbean people will significantly improve their health and well-being.
30/11/2014 £46,444 STROKE ASSOCIATION The Stroke Association plans to deliver the Community Stroke Support project by developing three planned ‘Hubs’ in North, South and Central Manchester. Each hub will provide a monthly group session environment which will also act as a gateway to the development of different social interest ‘spoke’ groups informed by the needs and wishes of service users and led predominantly by volunteers.
30/11/2014 £29,450 Birch Community Association Social and Security’ includes social activities, training for community organising and enterprise, and an innovative community ‘anti-café’. The project builds connections, improves for self-help and social organising, and importantly reduces stigma around loneliness and attending social provision.
30/11/2014 £44,528 TRINITY HOUSE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE The LINK TWO project will enable Trinity House to employ an outreach worker and deliver additional activities to deliver the elements of the project identified as client needs and gaps in existing provision - LINK TWO will have four strands: engaging new clients, expanding our geographical reach, improving monitoring of effectiveness and improved training of increased numbers of volunteers.
30/11/2014 £44,267 HENSHAWS SOCIETY FOR BLIND PEOPLE Henshaws will be working in formal partnership with Manchester City Council’s Sensory Team to deliver a project engage with all people beyond their initial intervention, meaning that over time many become socially isolated. Henshaws and the Sensory Team will deliver the below activities in partnership, extending our collective reach and reducing social isolation amongst VI older people.
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MACC SWAN BUILDINGS 20 SWAN STREET MANCHESTER M4 5JW

Objectives

TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, PRINCIPALLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF MANCHESTER AND ITS ENVIRONS (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE AREA OF BENEFIT) AND, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY 1. PROMOTING THE THIRD SECTOR BY: (A) BUILDING THE CAPACITY OF THIRD SECTOR ORGANISATIONS AND PROVIDE THEM WITH THE NECESSARY SUPPORT, INFORMATION AND SERVICES TO ENABLE THEM TO PURSUE OR CONTRIBUTE TO ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE; (B) PROMOTING VOLUNTEERING WITHIN THE SECTOR; (C), ORGANISING AND FACILITATING CO-OPERATION AND PARTNERSHIP WORKING BETWEEN THIRD SECTOR, STATUTORY AND OTHER RELEVANT BODIES. 2. THE PROMOTION OF GOOD HEALTH OF THE LOCAL COMMUNITY. 3. THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY: (A) ADVANCING EDUCATION AND RAISING AWARENESS IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY; (B) PROMOTING ACTIVITIES TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLE FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS; (C) CONDUCTING OR COMMISSIONING RESEARCH ON EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY ISSUES AND PUBLISHING THE RESULTS TO THE PUBLIC; (D) CULTIVATING A SENTIMENT IN FAVOUR OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THE OBJECTS: 'THIRD SECTOR' MEANS CHARITIES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES. CHARITIES ARE ORGANISATIONS WHICH ARE ESTABLISHED FOR EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES. VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES ARE INDEPENDENT ORGANISATIONS WHICH ARE ESTABLISHED FOR PURPOSES THAT ADD VALUE TO THE COMMUNITY AS A WHOLE, OR A SIGNIFICANT SECTION OF THE COMMUNITY, AND WHICH ARE NOT PERMITTED BY THEIR CONSTITUTION TO MAKE A PROFIT FOR PRIVATE DISTRIBUTION. THEY DO NOT INCLUDE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR OTHER STATUTORY AUTHORITIES.