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Heart of the Community Fund

21 Mar 2019 - 12:40 by michelle.foster

Virgin Money Foundation are on a mission to support community regeneration by backing people who can make big changes happen locally. Virgin Money Foundation

Virgin Money Foundation love helping local communities thrive so every two months, they are giving three local charities the chance to win £1,000 – with awards of £500 and £250 for the two runners-up.

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Independent Evaluation commission of advice at Cheetham Hill Advice Centre

21 Mar 2019 - 12:32 by michelle.foster

Cheetham Hill Advice Centre (CHAC) is a busy advice charity in North Manchester. For the last three years CHAC has been delivering advice funded by the Reaching Communities strand of The National Lottery Community fund. CHAC is commissioning an independent evaluation of this work to look at the outcomes, the impact and any lessons that can be learnt from this work. CHAC

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LGBT Foundation speaks up for LGBT inclusive education for all school children

21 Mar 2019 - 12:29 by michelle.foster

Following reports that primary schools in Manchester have been contacted by parents unhappy over sex and relationships lessons that teach children about LGBT rights, LGBT Foundation’s Chief Executive Paul Martin OBE has today written a public letter to schools in Greater Manchester setting out why LGBT inclusive education is so important. LGBT Foundation logo

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Manchester BME Network /National Heritage Lottery Fund Capacity Support – new cohort

21 Mar 2019 - 12:26 by michelle.foster

The Manchester BME Network (MBME) Network will soon be starting their third capacity support cohort with the National Heritage Lottery Fund. This project aims to help members who are ready or are very serious about applying for a Heritage Grant. Manchester BME Network

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Chat about accessibility with the Manchester Disabled People's Project

21 Mar 2019 - 12:24 by michelle.foster

Would you like to talk about how you can make your organisation and its services more accessible and inclusive to disabled people? This offer is for organisations in the Manchester City Council area only.

Get in contact with Inga, Manchester Disabled People's Project on 0161 636 7536, or email: inga@gmcdp.com


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Cyril Flint Befrienders Accumulator Challenge

21 Mar 2019 - 11:48 by michelle.foster

Calling all local businesses and community groups. Are you up for the challenge? Cyril Flint Befrienders

Get involved with the Cyril Flint Befrienders Accumulator Challenge 2019 and compete alongside other local companies, organisations, schools and local groups in a bid to win recognition for: Most Funds Raised; Most Innovative Idea; and Best Publicity Piece.

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Social prescribing and community-based support: Summary guide

21 Mar 2019 - 11:46 by michelle.foster

NHS England has released a guide for people and organisations leading local implementation of social prescribing. It is designed to increase understanding of what good social prescribing looks like and how it can improve outcomes for people; to help with the commissioning of local social prescribing connector schemes; and to support collaborative working amongst all local partners at a ‘place-based’ local level. NHS England

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The Rob Ferguson Fund

15 Mar 2019 - 11:22 by michelle.foster

The Rob Ferguson fund is a programme that offers funds to individuals and groups working in MSV’s communities and neighbourhoods. This fund offers cash and direct support to initiatives that improve people's lives and the places where they live. All you need is a great idea that connects direct to Mosscare St Vincent’s customers: Mosscare St Vincent's

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