We publish our grant making to 360 Giving. Find out more here.
The majority of activities and projects we have funded take place and benefit the people of Trafford.
If the activity is Trafford wide, the addresses shown on the map below relate to the organisation's address (eg. their HQ may be in Manchester City Centre).
Trafford Housing Trust is committed to investing in the communities where we have homes. As we build new homes across the North West this will include those new communities. We remain committed to investing at least £1 million a year into supporting community activity in Trafford.
Trafford Veterans have been instrumental in supporting people during the covid crisis. Read about their journey and how they plan to continue to make a difference in the future.
Manchester Ceramics Collective
Read about the success of Old Trafford based Manchester Ceramics Collective and how our capacity building and funding has helped them grow.
Out There Supporting Families of Prisoners
Established in 2006, Out There is a local charity supporting the families of prisoners. THT Social Investment gave them a medium grant to enable the charity to progress.
Seussical at Stretford Children’s Theatre
A small grant from Trafford Housing Trust has enabled Stretford Children's Theatre to deliver their performance of Seussical.
Pathways to Employment
United Response are a charity supporting adults and young people with learning disabilities, autism, mental health needs and physical disabilities.
Visual Horizons - start up art class
Micro Grant: Visual Horizons was set up by Darren who wanted to use his experience to enhance creative opportunities for his local community.
Plot for Poverty: The difference a Micro Grant can make
Micro Grant: Plot for Poverty Plot 7F is an allotment plot where all the fresh fruit and vegetables grown are donated to local foodbanks and homeless charities.
Jim's Gym: Opening up exercise for over 55s
A Small grant to fund a gym at one of our sheltered schemes - recognising the positive benefits exercise has in a healthier older age.
Free activities and lunches this Summer in Trafford
We are funding 12 projects across the borough, some offering activities as well as lunch. Read on to find out more.
A Small Grant goes a Long Way – Trafford Leisure
Trafford Leisure successfully trains volunteers across the borough through our funding.
Home Start Trafford and Salford
Home Start Trafford and Salford specialise in equipping vulnerable new parents with the skills, confidence and resources to provide a nurturing family environment. Read about one particular family who has benefited from their support.
Trafford Housing Trust Invests £60k in Flixton Community Project
The Toy House, which provides support to families through inspired play has received just under £60k from Trafford Housing Trust’s Social Investment Fund.
The Golden Centre of Opportunity
The Golden Centre of Opportunity helps people living across Trafford and inner-city Manchester, including many refugees and asylum seekers originally from Somalia, to access housing and other services, to get English and work-related skills, and to get into work.
Helping over 100 people find a new home
The Social Impact Bond - a project to provide housing and support to around 200 ‘entrenched rough sleepers’ in Greater Manchester.