Cinnamon UK

Cheshire Micro-Grant Interest Form

In partnership with the Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Cinnamon invites local churches in the Cheshire Police Area to apply for a Cinnamon Micro-Grant of £2,000 to help with the costs of setting up a Cinnamon Recommended Project. Please see below for further details. This grant applies to the following Cheshire Police areas: 

Cheshire West, Cheshire East, Halton and Warrington.

If you have any queries, you may contact the team HERE.

Who we fund

Local church, or group of churches working in partnership, which is a registered charity with up-to-date accounts.

What micro-grants are for

Micro-grants are to help churches with the cost of setting up a Cinnamon Recommended Project.

What we give

Cinnamon Micro-Grants of £2,000 (which has to be match funded to the same value. Match funding can include the value of: cash, gifts in kind, premises, professional pro-bono services, asset items, salaries).

Getting approval from Cinnamon Recognised Projects

Before applying for a Cinnamon Micro-Grant churches need to be signed-up with the Cinnamon Recognised Project they wish to start.

Project Start Date

Churches can apply for a micro-grant up to three months before they start the Cinnamon Recognised Project, or up to three months after they have started the project.

Where must I be based?


Why we ask for match funding

Because we want to work in partnership with local churches as they meet the needs of their local community.

One micro-grant per Cinnamon Recognised Project

Churches may apply for one micro-grant per Cinnamon Recognised Project they set-up. Micro-grants are designed to help kick-start the project over the first year.

If you meet the criteria please enter your name and email on this page and you will be sent the application form and other Cinnamon Network news. Please note all Cinnamon Micro-Grants are subject to availability and eligibility, as listed above.

Please also note:
Our normal turnaround time to process Micro-Grant applications is 6 weeks, although sometimes it can take longer.