Achieve Bolton

The Achieve Recovery Asset Fund

Grants of up to £5,000 - £15,000* 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

* Please note that funding over £5K is only available if you are delivering services accross more than one Borough

All applications must address the priorities below

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


Application Dates

The closing date for applications is Monday 2nd December at 12.00 noon.
All applications will be informed of funding decisions by Friday 31st January 2020.

If you are a Bolton based small group or starting up, we strongly recommend you meet with a member of the Bolton CVS development team to go over your application and check it through with you before you submit it. You can contact us at or ring 01204 546010

Visit the website for more information: Achieve Recovery  


Guidance Notes and Application Form

Download the  Guidance Notes 

Download the Application Form 

Download the  Terms and Conditions of Funding 

If you need support around drugs and alcohol or service information, contact Achieve on 01204 483090.  Their opening times are:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday - 9am - 5pm, Thursday - 9am - 8pm and Saturday - 9.30am - 12pm