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.
All Sector News
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.
Manchester Poverty Truth Commission is setting out with this question: What if people who have directly faced poverty were involved in decisions about poverty?
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.
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.
It’s time to recognise and celebrate the difference The University of Manchester’s staff, students and external partners are making.
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.
A secure home should be a right for everyone! And yet this Winter many people in Greater Manchester are homeless.
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
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.