Manchester Arena Poverty Fund

The Manchester Arena attack was such a dark day in Manchester’s history. Manchester & the World was shook by a devastating and targeted attack on our great city. Our CEO, Mylo was living nearby to the arena and heard the deviating noise that evening.
He also appeared on Sky News that morning talking about the awful attack.

Who is the fund for?

This particular fund has been setup for the victims of the Manchester Arena Attack on 22 May 2017.

How much is in the fund?

The fund currently stands at £7,334, all of which was raised through Just Giving.

What can I apply for?

You can apply to the fund if you believe the amount you're applying for will help alleviate your own personal poverty.

Apply directly to the Manchester Arena Poverty Fund


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.