Helping you to build vibrant local communities

Action Oldham Fund

Apply for a Grant to change local lives for the better

The Action Oldham Fund 2016 will offer grants of up to £10,000 to Voluntary Action Oldham members who are:

  • Helping to develop the skills and knowledge of Oldham residents to improve their quality of life and their ability to contribute to their community
  • Promoting wellbeing amongst Oldham Borough residents (projects that improve physical or mental health and wellbeing of local people, for example: starting an exercise or walking group, reading groups, workshops on health awareness projects)
  • Promoting the ability of communities to manage change and to help themselves (projects that help communities and groups become more sustainable, for example fitting of new flooring enabling  a room to be rented out or a feasibility study/business planning to develop a community asset)

Application deadline

Funding for the Seedcorn and Project Fund will be open soon.  

Grants of £500 are available in January 2016.   This grant is for constituted groups with an annual income of under £7500.

For further details and to find out if you are eligible contact a member of the Development team on 0161 339 2345 email:


All work formerly undertaken by Voluntary Action Oldham is now part of

ACTION TOGETHER CIO, Registered charity number 1165512,

Principal office 95-97 Penny Meadow,

Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 6EP.

Oldham Office: 12 Manchester Chambers,

West Street, Oldham, OL1 1LF.

Tel: 0161 633 6222. Email:

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