#BrunchBriefing: Meet the Funder with the Mercers’ Company (20/03/23)


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Monday, 20th March, 2023
11.00 am – 12:00 noon


Online (Zoom)

Money4YOU is hosting a FREE event with The Mercers’ Company which is offering *unrestricted grants of up to £120,000 aimed specifically at churches, faith-based organisations and community groups.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear and ask questions about the Church & Communities fund at The Mercers’ Company.

Guest Speaker: Matt Roche

Matt Roche is a Grants Programme Manager at The Mercers’ Company. He is involved in their Church & Communities and Older People & Housing programmes, as well as their social investment work and support for churches.
Previously Matt worked as a Head of Funding at the Big Lottery Fund (now National Lottery Community Fund). Before that he worked in the community development and mental health sectors. Matt also has 29 years of experience as a non-executive and is currently a Trustee of Millfield House Foundation and a local library building. He is the Chair of a social enterprise based in his home town of Darlington.

In this #BrunchBriefing you will learn:

  • To understand more about Church & Communities fund.
  • To know whether you are eligible to apply.
  • To understand how to apply for funding.


Things to note

For security reasons:

  • Registration is required, after which the Zoom call details will be sent to the email you register with.
  • If you have registered and cannot attend, please let us know by replying to your confirmation email. Non-attendance without notifying us may result in a £20 invoice being sent to you or a ban from attending future events.