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Mentoring opportunities with RECLAIM

5 Oct 2018 - 10:46 by michelle.foster

Young working class people are leading change and they want you to get involved!

RECLAIM need Mentors to support a young person to achieve a personal goal whilst on our ground breaking social change and leadership programme.

RECLAIM enable young people to believe in themselves, allow them to step on to national stages with confidence in their authentic leadership. Be part of their Journey!

RECLAIM want mentors from all walks of life to support a young person over 6 sessions to set and achieve a personal goal whilst on their programme.

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Windrush Compensation scheme and lessons learned review

5 Oct 2018 - 10:44 by michelle.foster

The Government’s Independent advisors will be in attendance to hear your views:
Wendy Williams for the Lessons Learned Review
Martin FordeQC for the Compensation Scheme

If you are part of the ‘Windrush generation’ or a long-term Commonwealth citizen settled in the UK, and you have concerns about your status come along to the event on Tuesday 9 October 2018, 10am-1pm at West Indian Sports and Social Club, Westwood Street, Moss Side, Manchester, M14 5SW.

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Small charity Fundraising Conference in Leeds – tickets £15

5 Oct 2018 - 10:43 by michelle.foster

The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) are hosting their annual Northern Fundraising Conference for small charities 18 October in Leeds. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from a range of fundraising experts, all keen to share their best practice on the following topics:

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Small charity leadership survey by the Weston Charity Awards

5 Oct 2018 - 10:41 by michelle.foster

You are invited to take part in a short survey of charity leaders for the Weston Charity Awards – which Pilotlight run in partnership with the Garfield Weston Foundation. Your answers will help the organisations to better understand the needs of the sector.

The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete and all of your responses will be analysed anonymously. As a small incentive, a donor has provided a 32GB Apple IPad, which will be won by one person picked at random from those who choose to enter.

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Study into health and well-being of older people

5 Oct 2018 - 10:39 by michelle.foster

The University of Manchester are investigating the health and well-being benefits of green space in cities for older people. (‘Green space' means trees, parks, woodland, ponds, rivers, canals, allotments, and so on.) University of Manchester

The research team are looking for people who are 65 or over who might be interested in taking part in a study that surveys reasons for valuing green space. 

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Spirit of Manchester Story - A family who laughs, cries and works together for change

1 Oct 2018 - 09:42 by tony.russ

Women Asylum Seekers Together (WAST) is a diverse organisation that supports and empowers women seeking asylum, although it goes far beyond that. In addition to campaigning and advocating rights for everyone going through the asylum system, they provide a weekly drop in session every Friday from 10am – 3pm.

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Funding bulletin October 2018

1 Oct 2018 - 09:09 by michelle.foster

Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, GMCVO (Greater Manchester Council for Voluntary Organisations) and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations. Macc

This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.

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Spirit of Manchester Story - Luncheon club provides safe, friendly environment for local senior citizens

28 Sep 2018 - 17:15 by tony.russ

Whitemoss Youth Club and Community Centre is celebrating it’s 62nd Anniversary this year. Run by young and older volunteers the centre caters for children aged 6 to 19 or 25 with disabilities and senior citizens through a regular luncheon club.

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Spirit of Manchester Story - Fresh and tasty food, from community garden to table in less than five minutes

28 Sep 2018 - 16:35 by tony.russ

Sow the City, first established in 2009, is an award winning social enterprise based in Manchester. Now the leading specialist food-growing company in the city, Sow the City believes in encouraging people in urban areas to grow and eat nutritious food, whilst also strengthening local communities, reducing food transportation and creating jobs.

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The Aviva Community Fund – apply by 9 October 2018

28 Sep 2018 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

The Aviva Community Fund offers you the chance to get funding for causes important to your community. Aviva Community Fund

It’s open to everyone, whether you have a connection with Aviva or not. Aviva wants you to enter a project for your community and tell them what a difference these funds could make.

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