The next closing date for the Macmillan Cancer Support Grants scheme is the 22nd July 2016.
The grants scheme aims to fund individuals and groups that support people affected by cancer or campaign to improve cancer care. The grants available include:
- Start up funds to support new self-help and support project for people affected by cancer
- Development 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
- Individual Development Grants to enable people affected by cancer to develop their skills and use their cancer experience to help support others affected by cancer.
For projects that have been running for less than 12 months the maximum grant is £500 and a maximum grant of £3,000 is available for projects that have been running for more than 12 months. Applications will be accepted from individuals or groups of people affected by cancer and organisations and professionals working in partnership with people affected by cancer.