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The Charity Commission publishes guidance on converting a Community Interest Company to a CIO

14 Sep 2018 - 08:51 by michelle.foster

If you are a Community Interest Company (CIC) you can apply to convert directly to a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO). The Charity Commission has published guidance on how to convert a CIC to CIO under the Charitable Incorporated Organisations (Conversion) Regulations which came into force on 1 September 2018. Charity Commission

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 3 September 2018

14 Sep 2018 - 08:50 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards (MSB) comprises the Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Boards (MSCB). The Boards share an Independent Chair, Julia Stephens-Row; and are supported by the MSB Business Unit. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

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GMLC reclaim over one million pounds falsely denied to disabled claimants

14 Sep 2018 - 08:44 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester Law Centre (GMLC) has recovered over one million pounds in benefits for people in Greater Manchester since opening in 2016. The benefits include financial support for those unable to work and payments to assist with costs caused by long term ill-health or disability. Greater Manchester Law Centre

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New arts funding programme seeks to put communities in the driving seat

30 Aug 2018 - 15:38 by michelle.foster

A joint initiative by the Big Lottery Fund, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (UK Branch) and Local Trust, ‘Creative Civic Change’ will support communities to address specific social issues and make positive changes in their areas. Creative Civic Change

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Take part in the GM Mayoral Communities Challenge

30 Aug 2018 - 15:36 by michelle.foster

The Mayoral Communities Challenge consists of two phases. Ambition for ageing

Phase one focuses on communities and neighbourhoods and will concentrate on looking at age-friendly places across Greater Manchester that are making a difference to older people’s everyday lives. The deadline for all phase one submissions is midnight, Saturday 1 December 2018.

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UnLtd – Thrive: Solutions for an Ageing Society

30 Aug 2018 - 15:33 by michelle.foster

Thrive is UnLtd’s new social accelerator helping ambitious social ventures to scale. UnLtd

UnLtd will support over 25 social ventures a year through Thrive. UnLtd will support two groups of social ventures developing solutions in two distinct areas:
• Improving access to employment for those distant from the labour market
• Developing products and services for an ageing society

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Become a Giving Tuesday charity partner

30 Aug 2018 - 15:32 by michelle.foster

Giving Tuesday takes place on 27 November 2018 and any charity can become an official partner of the campaign. Giving Tuesday 2018

All you need to do is commit to doing something special on the day, whether that is holding a fundraising event, thanking your supporters or simply celebrating the work you do all year round.

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