Achieve Bolton

The Achieve Recovery Asset Fund

Grants of up to £5,000 to provide support services for those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction

'Achieve' is the Bolton, Salford and Trafford integrated drug and alcohol service, providing support support to individuals around their drug and alcohol use and addressing the wider impact on the people around them. Bolton CVS, in Bolton as part of a partnership led by 10GM through Salford CVS, are supporting access to the Asset Fund for community groups and organisations, particularly peer led and recovery interventions. The Achieve Recovery Asset Fund is here to fund services that support people living in Bolton, Salford and/or Trafford who have received treatment for, and are recovering from, drug and/or alcohol addiction. The funding providers (Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust are keen to see applications which deliver a range of support activity including:

  • Regular drink and drug free social activities
  • Fostering education, training and employment opportunities
  • Actively pursuing opportunities for the development of small businesses and social enterprise to provide
    further opportunities for the personal growth and development of Community Members
  • Offering a range of volunteering opportunities
  • Offering a pool of peer navigators and mentors right across the treatment and recovery system

All applications must address the priorities below

  • Promote recovery
  • Support and enable people in recovery to live more independently
  • Challenge stigma


Application Dates

Round One    Opens 15th Aug 2018        Deadline 12:00noon Extended to 22nd Oct 2018 This first round will include a 5-minute pitch to funding panel

Funding panels will be held in each of the three eligible boroughs (Bolton, Salford and Trafford)
Dates and venues will be confirmed in the near future.


Round Two    Opens 7th Jan 2019        Deadline 12:00noon on 18th Feb 2019
The second round will only involve submission of an application form


Guidance Notes and Application Form

Download the Guidance Notes

Download the Application Form

Download the Terms and Conditions of Funding



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