Funders and Partners

Our work is made possible by the generous support, advice and funding of various partners in our community. We are grateful for the support of the following businesses, foundations, trusts, community organisations and local authorities.

The National Lottery Community Fund

Manchester Cares, along with our other sibling charities in The Cares Family, works closely with The National Lottery Community Fund, in particular through the Accelerating Ideas programme which is helping our model to grow.

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation is supporting Manchester Cares over five years, specifically to deliver our ambitious programmes and evaluate the impact on neighbours in Manchester and beyond.

Manchester Wellbeing Fund

The Manchester Wellbeing Fund are supporting the development of Manchester Cares' Social Clubs, Love Your Neighbour and Outreach programmes. We're proud to have their support. 


Manchester Cares is supported by Nesta, through their Accelerating Ideas partnership with The Big Lottery. Nesta are supporting the model to grow in the city through investment, networks and guidance. 


Macc have supported Manchester Cares activities including our first birthday party and our New Year Get Together Wellbeing event.  

DAC Beachcroft

We're proud to be partnered with DAC Beachcroft, who are supporting Social Clubs at Manchester Cares in 2020. 

DWF Foundation

The DWF foundation are supporting Social Clubs at Manchester Cares. We are proud to be partnering with DWF in Manchester, but also in London and Liverpool. 

We Love MCR Charity

We are proud to work with the We Love MCR charity, who are helping to support our Social Clubs throughout 2019.