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. Applications are welcomed from groups and individuals that contribute to achieving Macmillan’s Inclusion Vision.
The funding is available as follows:
- Start-up grants of up to £500 to support the start-up of a new self help and support project for people affected by cancer.
- Development grants of up to £3,000 to improve the sustainability or increase the reach of existing self help and support groups or projects that have been established for 12 months or more.
- User Involvement Grants of up to £3,000 to encourage the involvement of people affected by cancer in the design and improvement of cancer services.
- Individual Development Grants of up to £500 to enable people affected by cancer to develop their skills and use their cancer experience to help support others affected by cancer.
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.
There are two funding rounds left for 2017.
The next deadlines for applications are 21 April and 4 August 2017.
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