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Spirit of Manchester Story - Businesses have an obligation to the communities they live and work in

24 Sep 2018 - 11:25 by helen.walker

Jessica volunteers as a governor at a secondary school in Manchester, with Governors for Schools, and this is her story:

“Manchester’s got some challenging environments, but what I see from my experience of being a school governor is how resilient and motivated the kids are. They might have come from difficult backgrounds but they’ve got masses of aspiration and ideas, and get up and go.

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The Triangle Trust – Rehabilitation of offenders and ex-offenders

18 Sep 2018 - 16:33 by michelle.foster

Across the prison population including men, women and youth at least 1 in 2 prisoners released will re-offend within a year. Offenders need information to make the right decisions about their lives in the community: where they will live; how they will gain a legitimate income; how they will rebuild their family ties, or form new ones. They should also be helped to find support for mental health needs and substance misuse. 

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MoneySavingExpert Charity Fund

18 Sep 2018 - 16:32 by michelle.foster

The MSE Charity is funded by Money Saving Expert, it gives grants to not for profit organisations that deliver activities which make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money. The MSE Charity

The MSE Charity is dedicated to supporting UK voluntary groups deliver financial life skills, which make a lasting impact on the way people think, behave and manage their money.

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Digital Inclusion Fund

18 Sep 2018 - 16:30 by michelle.foster

The Digital Inclusion Fund aims to support initiatives designing, researching or delivering digital inclusion programmes with a focus on older and/or disabled people, in a new, creative and innovative way. It aims to improve essential digital skills and demonstrate how digital inclusion can improve the lives and well being, of older and/or disabled people. The initiatives supported may also have scope to scale up and deliver a wider impact. Funding could be used to test and learn from the new approaches to tackling digital exclusion.

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Cause and Consequence – Mental Health and Homelessness in Manchester report

18 Sep 2018 - 16:29 by michelle.foster

Thursday evening (9 August 2018) saw Manchester’s people coming together to launch Cause and Consequence: peer-led research into what’s broken for those experiencing mental ill-health and homelessness and how we can work together to fix it. Cause and Consequence

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‘Manchester Against Modern Slavery’ New AFRUCA project to raise awareness of modern slavery in Manchester city launched

18 Sep 2018 - 16:27 by michelle.foster

AFRUCA has received a new grant from Manchester City Council to help raise awareness of Modern Slavery in the city. Tagged ‘Manchester Against Modern Slavery’, the aim is to help prevent and disrupt Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking across Manchester. This one year project will be conducted as part of efforts by Manchester City Council to address the growing incidence of Modern Slavery in the city. AFRUCA

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The FSI small charity training 4 October 2018

18 Sep 2018 - 16:24 by michelle.foster

The FSI are running training for small charities on 4 October with courses from £7.50, at Methodist Central Buildings. Training sessions cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and back office skills delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers and include Developing Your Fundraising Strategy; Legacy Fundraising; Budgets, Management Accounts, and Cash Flow Forecasting; and Trustee Role in Risk Management. The FSI

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