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Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering fund

30 Nov 2018 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

The Centre for Social Action has partnered with the Centre for Ageing Better to launch the Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering fund. The fund has been set up to develop and document models of good practice in supporting older people’s voluntary and community activity. Centre for Ageing Better

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Local Charities Day – 14 December 2018

30 Nov 2018 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

This year’s Local Charities Day will take place on 14 December. Each year Local Charities Day shines a spotlight on the incredible work local charities do to build healthy and happy local communities. Local Charities Day builds on the work of the recently published Civil Society Strategy, where the Government  committed to enhancing relationships between businesses, charities and local areas, to help communities grow.

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Henshaws Treasurer of the Trustee Board vacancy – apply by 16 January 2019

30 Nov 2018 - 10:47 by michelle.foster

Henshaws is a well-established registered charity based in the North of England supporting people with sight loss or other disabilities for over 180 years, to go beyond expectations, to live independent and fulfilling lives. Henshaws

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The University of Manchester’s Funded Student Experience Internships

30 Nov 2018 - 10:44 by michelle.foster

The University of Manchester has a Student Experience Internship scheme which provides funding to pay for a limited number of students to undertake an eight week summer internship within organisations in the charity and not-for-profit sector in Manchester. University of Manchester

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GM Poverty Action research – The Poverty Premium in Greater Manchester

30 Nov 2018 - 10:41 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) have launched new research looking at the poverty premium in Greater Manchester. The poverty premium is the idea that low income households face higher costs for everyday goods and services compared to those on middle and higher incomes. Greater Manchester Poverty Action

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Centre for Welfare Reform – Closer to Home research

30 Nov 2018 - 10:20 by michelle.foster

Amy-Grace Whillans-Welldrake a Masters student currently interning with the Centre for Welfare Reform is conducting a joint research project with the Centre researching the current challenges facing the welfare state such as ageing and austerity, and exploring government responses focusing specifically on recent devolution reforms. For further information, visit: www.centreforwelfarereform.org/our-work/closer-to-home.html

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Consultation – Preventing and tackling forced marriage

30 Nov 2018 - 10:16 by michelle.foster

This consultation by the Government seeks views about whether it is necessary to introduce a new legal mandatory reporting duty relating to cases of forced marriage and, if it is, what such a reporting requirement would look like. It also seeks views on how the current guidance on forced marriage could be improved and strengthened. gov.uk

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