Manchester City Council

Manchester Arena attack

Manchester is sharing its sympathy and our thoughts are with everyone affected, especially those who have lost loved ones or been injured and traumatised.

Sign the online book of condolence.


People & communities Neighbourhood investment funds

What are neighbourhood investment funds

We are supporting local people by encouraging groups to apply for a neighbourhood investment fund (NIF). These are funds available to communities to make their neighbourhoods better places to live.

£20,000 of neighbourhood investment funding is available to every area (ward) in Manchester each year - to help groups carry out events and activities that benefit people in their local neighbourhood.

The fund can be used for many things including:

  • supporting groups of residents back into employment or training;
  • establishing new community groups;
  • supporting established groups, new groups and delivering local projects;
  • clean ups, planting, recycling and reducing waste projects; or
  • other activities important to your neighbourhood.   


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