Trust Funds

Gaddum administers a number of trust funds. Applications to these funds are evaluated by independent committees and grants are provided where applicants meet the criteria required.

Application forms and guidance notes are available on request, but can only be sent to a statutory or voluntary organisations. All applications for a grant for an individual must be submitted by a professional person on their behalf such as a Social Worker, Health Visitor, Teacher or other professional as appropriate.

Call us on 0161 834 6069 or email to request an application form and the deadlines.

Regarding Manchester Relief in Need (RIN), Manchester Children’s Relief in Need (CRIN), and Manchester District Nursing Institution Fund (MDNIF)

As of April 1, 2020, Gaddum has handed over the administration and applications for RIN, CRIN, and MDNIF. These trust funds are still providing assistance to people in need however.

For details of how to access trust funds for RIN, CRIN, and MDNIF, please email or visit

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