From the 1st November, the Made in Manningham project, funded by Power to Change, is beginning its journey to become an independent organisation; providing community enterprise support to the people of Manningham.

Initially the team will be employed and supported by Participate Projects. Over the coming months it is the intention that Made in Manningham is supported to become a sustainable community owned business to continue the work it has done to date.

Read more about our exciting new venture here :

Our emails will be changing but phone numbers remain the same:
Please contact us on: 07517996460 07597394837 07597394844

Community Business

Millan Centre – Millan Centre project has helped to ‘save the lives of women and girls whose battle with mental health deepened amid the pandemic’. The Centre is a safe space for girls and women in the Manningham and Heaton, where they can access educational, social and health related activities. Read more here:

Mary Magdelene Church CIC – Read how Bradford’s young people overcame battles with peer pressure, crime and drug addiction have been shared in a short documentary. From knife crime, hate crime, county lines and anti-social behaviour, the Con-Fession programme prevents offending and helps guide them towards positive role models and healthy lifestyles. Read more about the project here:

BEAP Community Partnership – Funding for a new £1.1 million sports complex near Valley Parade has been secured. Attached to the existing BEAP Community Partnership building on Cornwall Road, it will be used for developing more community activities throughout the week and will include football facilities such as changing rooms, café and two 4G football pitches for matches.

NAFS – ‘Nutrion Advice Fitness and Selfcare’ have been working incredibly hard to support the local community during the pandemic. They have hosted socially distanced fitness sessions, particularly to help local women out of isolation, as well as providing meals as part of the Free School Meals initiative sparked by Marcus Rashford. They are now hosting online fitness and wellbeing sessions via zoom. For more details email


CNet – are offering wellbeing grants of up to £2000 to innovative wellbeing projects in Bradford. Go to to download guidance notes and application form.

Power To Change – New match-funding scheme to help communities rebuild. As part of their Renewal Initiative in response to Covid-19, Power To Change have launched the Reboost Fund. It will support community businesses to raise community shares to support their recovery. For more information on funding opportunities, read here:

Community Action – are looking for volunteers to support the community during lockdown. This includes shopping and delivering food and medications, helping with foodbanks and the homeless and working on a telephone support line. For more information visit:

Mind in Bradford – are looking for befriending volunteers to support the over 55’s suffering with isolation and depression. To apply, visit

NHS Responders Volunteers – NHS Volunteer Responders protect the NHS and support those who need to self-isolate during the Coronavirus pandemic. To sign up, visit

Bradford 4 Better – Area coordinator volunteers required! Are you passionate about where you live and able to build strong community connections? Make a real difference in your community!

Community Support Volunteers: You’ll be part of a team talking to residents on their doorsteps in our local communities about COVID-19 to educate and inform about the latest restrictions and what they mean. You will be working alongside a council or voluntary sector staff member at all times to ensure your health and safety is protected during your volunteering. You’ll be provided with appropriate training and ID. Please email to discuss or to apply


BEAP Employability Project – BEAP are offering coaching and support, CV workshops, Confidence Building and Job Fairs. Contact Luna on 01274 731020.

The Bradford Employment Hub – are a dedicated employability team based in Bradford offering support to 18+.

Activities and Services

JU:MP Project– have lots of fun activities which you can enjoy during lockdown. These include fun, at home activities, the Love Exploring App which provides interactive adventures in Lister Park, prizes for most creative travel to school photos and lots on online resources to help you stay active. Follow JU:MP on Twitter or Facebook @JoinUsMovePlay

St Paul’s church – Sharakat Project – Our Friday drop-in café continues throughout lockdown as a take out. We are serving healthy meals to those who need them and we are open every Friday 12:30 – 2 (no referral needed, just turn up!)

Muslim Women’s Council – Curry Circle sessions are open to all families to collect fod every Thursday from 4-6pm at Manningham Library.

JKN Outreach – are providing a new emergency food collection service via their food bank. They also offer services such as a community kitchen, Clothing Bank and Food Bank. For more details contact 07800794561 or email