Manchester City Council (MCC) are in the process of decommissioning Alexandra House in Hulme. In accordance with the agreed MCC furniture retention and disposal policy MCC have identified some items of furniture which may be available to third sector groups and schools. The furniture is generally office chairs, desks, meeting chairs and tables all in used but good condition.
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The WEA has been providing high-quality educational opportunities to communities since 1903.
“A better world - equal, democratic and just; through adult education the WEA challenges and inspires individuals, communities and society”
The following courses will be starting in April 2019.
The National Lottery Awards are the annual search to find the UK's favourite Lottery-funded projects and people.
National Lottery players raise £30 million each week for projects and athletes across the UK. The Awards are a great way of celebrating the ordinary people doing extraordinary things with National Lottery funding. Nominations close on 30 April
The Greggs Foundation are interested in projects that imp rove resilience within your community. This can include sessional activities/respite support, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks. Greggs Foundation are also interested in new approaches and innovative ideas as well as sustainable approaches to supporting your community.
The Fore makes grants which provide access to business expertise to help grantees achieve their goals. The Fore is the only open-access funder in the UK offering development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. The Fore doesn’t have lengthy forms or restrictive criteria.
The Big Lunch is about millions of people getting together to share food, have fun and get to know each other better. It's a simple idea - that for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops and neighbours come together in the street to meet, greet, share, swap, sing, plan and laugh.
The Small Charities Coalition has launched a new website, Charity Setup, to help charities set up their organisation and to register with the Charity Commission.
This guide will steer you through the logistics of setting up a charity in simple steps and includes information on regulation, charity structure, trustees and more.
The Office for Civil Society, with support from the Cabinet Office has written a guide for voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations considering selling to central and local government or becoming part of the supply chain for delivering public services.
In January 2017, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) embarked on an ambitious programme of clinical service transformation to improve the mental health outcomes for people receiving their services and to support the wider mental wellbeing of Manchester citizens.
The NOMA Fund offers awards of up to £1,000 to grassroots community organisations working with young people aged between 11 and 25 years old. Activity needs to be taking place and supporting those who live within the boundary of the M60 motorway. Annual income of groups applying to the Fund should be less than £100,000.