Sharon Jones


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With 18+ years working in philanthropy & grant making, responsible for managing the distribution of funds in excess of £100m to good causes across the UK, Sharon is a passionate advocate for investing in, and providing a voice to, marginalised communities.

Formerly Head of Funding at the National Lottery Community Fund where she led complex funding portfolios across England, Sharon now has her own company working with funders, philanthropists and social purpose organisations sharing her wealth of experience across the sector. Clients include the Rio Ferdinand Foundation, Youth Futures Foundation and Football for Peace. She is also Vice Chair of the Co-op Foundation, the charitable arm of the Co-op Group.

In her spare time, Sharon like to keep active through her love of all sport and is a lifelong Manchester United supporter!

Latest Greater Manchester Mayor's Charity News

Businesses give a big boost to A Bed Every Night

16 December 2021

Greater Manchester businesses have come together to support A Bed Every Night which provides a safety net for some of the most vulnerable in our society who have no other option than to sleep on the streets.