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Apply for a free Grow Wild seed kits to grow wildflowers this Spring

7 Dec 2018 - 11:36 by michelle.foster

This coming spring Grow Wild are giving away free wildflower seed kits to groups who want to add a splash of colour to their area. The kits include wildflower seeds, a growing guide and resources for people to get their neighbours and group members involved in activity, and would work for both growing in containers (e.g. around a community centre or library) or in existing spaces (e.g. borders in a park or a community garden). Grow Wild

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Windrush Day Grants – apply by 21 January 2019

7 Dec 2018 - 11:29 by michelle.foster

The Government has announced the launch of a new funding pot for projects that will celebrate and commemorate the Windrush Generation and their contribution to the country. Windrush Day, which will take place on 22 June 2019, will be the focal point of these projects. gov.uk

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Northmoor Community Association are looking for a Creative Volunteer

7 Dec 2018 - 11:27 by michelle.foster

Do you like Arts and Crafts?

Northmoor Community Association are looking for a creative volunteer who would want to run their Creative Crafty Friendship group.

You would need to be available on Tuesdays between 9.30am-11.30am to set up, organise and run the group (starting in January 2019).

Experience in being creative and crafty would be beneficial.

Northmoor Community Association will offer support, including travel expenses.

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards priorities survey

7 Dec 2018 - 11:23 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Board (MSCB) are statutory bodies made up of organisations that work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults, children, young people and their families. Together they make up the Manchester Safeguarding Boards and their role is to coordinate and ensure effective safeguarding across the city of Manchester.

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Are We Oppressed? by Vic Finkelstein in UPIAS is published 44 years on

7 Dec 2018 - 10:45 by michelle.foster

On 3 December 2018, a key document which helped in the creation and understanding of the social model of disability has being published for the first time. Forty four years ago it was compiled by Vic Finkelstein in UPIAS, the new and radical Union of the Physically Impaired Against Segregation. He called it, Are We Oppressed? and issued it in the summer of 1974. It is now freely available online at: https://tinyurl.com/yd7u9dc7.

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Funding bulletin December 2018

3 Dec 2018 - 12:07 by michelle.foster

Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.

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

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Grow Your Tenner – launches on 11 December 2018

30 Nov 2018 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

Localgiving have announced that this year's Grow Your Tenner campaign will launch at 10am on Tuesday 11 December 2018. The campaign will run until the match funding is fully allocated or 12am on Thursday 10 January – whichever comes first.

This year Localgiving are putting a particular emphasis on encouraging people to become long term supporters of their local charities. With this in mind, Localgiving will match monthly donations for a full 6 months for donors who set up a direct debit to a Localgiving member for a year.

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