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Young Manchester enables young Mancunians to learn through adventure

3 Aug 2018 - 11:00 by michelle.foster

Young Manchester has launched their new fund for the City that will enable children and young people to take part in outdoor activities and enjoy residential trips to expand their learning.

The Outdoor Learning and Adventurous Activity Fund has commissioned £40,000 which will enable 19 Manchester based organisations to run 22 different activities over the next nine months. Water Adventure Centre

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Adoption Agency Caritas Care appeal for people to come forward to Adopt Siblings

3 Aug 2018 - 10:58 by michelle.foster

Caritas Care are keen to talk to people who would be interested in adopting a sibling group. Caritas Care

In the North West a staggering 64% of children waiting for adoption are part of a sibling group. While the idea of taking on multiple children can initially seem overwhelming to potential adopters, keeping these little units together as much as possible is heartbreakingly crucial.

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Hill Dickinson Foundation – now open for applications

2 Aug 2018 - 10:53 by michelle.foster

The Hill Dickinson Foundation is a fund administered and managed by the Community Foundation for Merseyside. Hill Dickinson is an international law firm which has been headquartered in Liverpool for over 200 years. Hill Dickinson

The Hill Dickinson Foundation aims to make a positive contribution to the communities in which the firm operates by supporting local grassroots organisations and projects.

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Funding bulletin August 2018

1 Aug 2018 - 09:20 by michelle.foster

Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, GMCVO (Greater Manchester Council for Voluntary Organisations) 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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Labour consultation on national statutory youth service

31 Jul 2018 - 15:28 by helen.walker

The Labour Party has issued a consultation document on youth services. 

They state that "Youth services do a vital job in our communities. The benefits they provide for young people are real and long-lasting. However, with direct government funding to local authorities falling by a half since 2010, youth services have seen significant cutbacks as councils seek to make savings. This means that a generation of young people could potentially be left without the opportunity to play a full part in our communities."

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Grant Programme for Inter Faith Week 2018 now open for applications

27 Jul 2018 - 10:58 by michelle.foster

A Small Grants Programme from Inter Faith Youth Trust for events organised by and for young people focused around Inter Faith Week 11-18 November 2018 is now open for applications. Inter Faith Week

The Inter Faith Youth Trust will be awarding small grants up to £500 for organisations running events or projects connected with Inter Faith Week 2018.

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2019 GSK IMPACT Awards – Core funding and free training for health charities

27 Jul 2018 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

GSK’s IMPACT Awards reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health. Organisations must be at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with income between £80,000 and £2.5 million. Up to 20 awards will be made ranging from £3,000 to £40,000 plus free training valued at up to £6,000. Organisations will also have a film made, receive help with press and publicity and be given a set of promotional materials.

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Applications are now open for the Telegraph Christmas Charity Appeal 2018

27 Jul 2018 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

The Telegraph is delighted to announce that applications from charities for their annual Christmas Appeal are now open. The Telegraph

As it enters its 28th year, the appeal's enduring success bears testament to the generosity of our readers, who have kindly donated millions of pounds to dozens of deserving causes.

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