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community funding application

PLEASE NOTE ALL Irwell Valley Foundation funding requests are CURRENTLY ON hold. We are not accepting any new applications for the time being.

When communities come together, great things happen! Over the last ten years the Irwell Valley Foundation has helped residents to create places that people are proud to live in, and supported initiatives that bring communities together and have a positive impact on people’s lives.

We have £5,000 up for grabs, to support a community project, event, activity or service, that will benefit the people and communities of Salford.

Do you have an idea, event, project or service that would benefit from our support? To be in with a chance of winning a share of £5000, simply complete our online application form below. 

Entries close on the 17th of November. We will review all the applications and invite six people to pitch their ideas to the people of Salford to win - 1st prize £3000, 2nd prize £1000 plus four runners up prizes of £250.

apply now! 

Please tell us a bit more about why you would like to come and pitch for funding from the Irwell Valley Foundation.

If you are one of the six successful applications chosen you will pitch your idea to the local community who will decide who is awarded the funding. The voting event will take place on the Wednesday 27th November 2019, 5.45pm - 8.30pm at Beacon Centre, 6 London St, Salford M6 6QT.

The winners will be decided and notified on the night. 

Good luck! 

Contact information
This is the name of group, project, event or activity. Not your personal name.
Please tell us why you are applying to the Irwell Valley Foundation
Please include: • how it came about • who will be involved • what you hope to achieve