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Tampon Tax Fund 2019-2020 funding round – apply by 20 January 2019

14 Dec 2018 - 11:29 by michelle.foster

The Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. Gov.uk

This funding round is inviting charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations from across the United Kingdom to bid into one of four categories: violence against women and girls, female homelessness and rough sleeping, women in music, and a general programme.

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Pocket Parks Plus: supporting parks and public spaces where people can relax, exercise, socialise and play Grants Programme

14 Dec 2018 - 11:27 by michelle.foster

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is providing a £1 million fund to support the development of new pocket parks and to refurbish existing parks that have fallen into disrepair where their restoration could have a significant positive impact on the local community and address a specific local need. The Government is inviting applications from community groups interested establishing a new pocket park or refurbishing an existing park.

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Democracy Disability and Devolution women's project

14 Dec 2018 - 11:09 by michelle.foster

Breakthrough UK’s Democracy Disability Devolution – women's project is a (non-partisan) local project to raise awareness of barriers to disabled women’s political involvement and representation and solutions to remove these barriers. Breakthrough UK aim to bring people together to challenge stereotypes and support people to register to vote, stand for office etc. Democracy Disability and Devolution

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GM Poverty Action Newsletter : Food Poverty Alliance news, training courses, IKEA & the Living Wage, End Hunger UK Conf 2018; Xmas Drop-in Timetable

14 Dec 2018 - 11:07 by michelle.foster

In the latest newsletter from Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) they announce a date for the launch of the Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance Action Plan. GMPA also have two more courses on Understanding Poverty Data after the September event was so over-subscribed. Greater Manchester Poverty Action

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Ex-smokers needed for a Making Smoking History campaign

14 Dec 2018 - 11:04 by michelle.foster

Work has now started to develop a new Greater Manchester-wide quit smoking campaign, which will be launching in March next year.

The campaign, from Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, will have the ‘real voices’ of Greater Manchester people front and centre and their creative agency are now looking for ex-smokers and their families who would be prepared to share their stories as part of the campaign.

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We have a 20% discount on hiring our meeting rooms

7 Dec 2018 - 11:50 by michelle.foster

If you make a room booking with us in December and January you can enjoy a 20% discount on meetings taking place before 31 January 2019.

We have excellent rooms available in different sizes to suit your needs at affordable rates at our central and convenient city central location. We can provide refreshments, catering and all the equipment you require for your meetings. There are discounts available for members, for information on becoming a Macc Member please visit: www.macc.org.uk/becomeamember

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VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund 2019-20: Children and Young People's Mental Health – apply by 15 February 2019

7 Dec 2018 - 11:46 by michelle.foster

A new fund has been announced by the government to support VCSE organisations that help children and young people with their mental health. Applications are invited from existing schemes to trial a new approach to helping children and young people with their mental health. Gov.uk

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‘Ageing Equally?’ – Call for research project proposals and support provider

7 Dec 2018 - 11:42 by michelle.foster

The ‘Ageing Equally?’ research project is focusing on what makes a good place in which to grow older for people who belong to minority communities. Research from the Ambition for Ageing programme has shown that marginalisation is linked to the risk of social isolation. Ambition for Ageing

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Thrive Access to Employment – An accelerator for ambitious social ventures wanting to scale their impact

7 Dec 2018 - 11:38 by michelle.foster

Expressions of interest are now open for year 2 of ‘Thrive – Access to Employment’, an accelerator programme which provides intensive support to social ventures wanting to scale up quickly. UnLtd

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