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Supporting You to Help Others Grants

Aims/priorities: Macmillan Cancer Support has the overall aim of improving the lives of people affected by cancer, by providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support. The Supporting You to Help Others grants programme can fund cancer self help and support groups and their activities and user involvement projects and associated activities. The aim of the Supporting You to Help Others Grant Programme is to provide people affected by cancer with opportunities to use their experiences to support others, while also receiving support themselves.

Who can apply? Applications are welcomed from groups and individuals that contribute to achieving Macmillan’s Inclusion Vision.

Grant amount: Funding is available as follows:

  • Start up grant of up to £500
  • Development grants of up to £3,000
  • User Involvement Grants of up to £3,000
  • Individual Development Grants of up to £500

The maximum amount is set as follows:

  • A maximum of £500 for projects that have been running for less than 12 months.
  • A maximum of £3,000 for projects that have been in existence for more than 12 months.

Application process: Applicants must contact their local Macmillan Involvement Coordinator (MIC) at the earliest opportunity to discuss an application. Guidance notes and an application form can be found on the Macmillan website.

Deadline: Round 2: Friday 21 April; Round 3: Friday 4 August

Round 4: Friday 10 November

Contact information: Email: [email protected]

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