Manchester Arena Poverty Fund Application

Our application process is designed to be as simple as possible. We follow up with each application and require a face to face meeting before any fund are released.

  • Personal Information

  • Drop files here or
      Please upload a form of identification such as a passport or driving licence.
    • Fund Application

    • How much are you applying for?
    • How does the amount your applying help reduce the poverty you're living in?
      Would you be willing to share your personal story of using the Manchester Arena Poverty Fund to inspire others to apply?


    Most frequently asked questions and answers

    The fund was created by our CEO, Mylo Kaye. It was created on the morning on the attacks and funds were donated by members of the public.

    The fund is managed by Pledge NW, a charity focused on ending poverty in Greater Manchester. The charity is made up of three independent trustees and the chief executive. 

    We would encourage other charities that works with the victims of the Arena attack to apply directly to the fund.

    We aim to process applications  swiftly and encourage you to ensure you fill out the application form in as much detail as possible.

    Yes, we are currently accepting new donations to the fund and would encourage you to donate to keep the fund running as long as possible.

    There are a few things that cannot be funded, such as activities that have already taken place or been paid for, activities promoting political or religious beliefs and contributions to major appeals.

    The maximum individual grant is £150 per person. This is worked out at the fund total divided by the total victims (822) to ensure each and every person has an opportunity to apply.