Macmillan Cancer Support – Supporting You to Help Others Grant Programme

Their Support You to Help Others Grant Programme helps give people affected by cancer the opportunity to use their experience to support others, while also receiving support themselves. They especially welcome applications that contribute to achieving Macmillan’s Inclusion vision of a health and social care system where equal access to, and delivery of the best cancer services are available to everyone living with and beyond cancer.

They grants they offer:

Start up funds – to support the ongoing activities and development of self-help and support projects for people affected by cancer.

User Involvement Grants – to encourage the involvement of people affected by cancer in the design and improvement of cancer services.

Development funds – to support the ongoing activities and development of self-help and support projects for people affected by cancer

Individual Development Grants – to enable people affected by cancer to develop their skills and use their cancer experience to help support others.

Grants are awarded to projects and activities across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. They welcome applications from:

  • Individuals or groups of people affected by cancer.
  • Organisations and professionals  working in partnership with people affected by cancer.

Your local Macmillan Involvement involvement Co-ordinator (MIC) can provide advice, information, support and training and tell you how to apply for grants to set up or develop your group Your application will also need to be discussed and signed off by your MIC prior to submission, so please contact them at your earliest opportunity.

To find your nearest MIC click here

The deadline is 13th May 2016

For further information please click here