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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

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Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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The National Lottery Community Fund commits £1.4 million to a new partnership with Global Fund for Children

10 Aug 2020 - 13:10 by michelle.foster

national lottery community fundThe National Lottery Community Fund has announced that it is committing £1.4 million to a new partnership with Global Fund for Children.

The investment will support the co-creation and delivery of the Phoenix Fund, a new black and ethnic minority-led fund, that will support communities and BAME leadership practice in England.

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C19 BAME LEARN Project

6 Aug 2020 - 12:13 by michelle.foster

ppn nwThe C19 BAME LEARN project aims to understand the mechanisms and factors that can improve inclusion, protection and well-being of health and social care workers (HSCW) from black and minority ethnicity (BAME) backgrounds involved in the provision of health and social care across the spectrum of acute, community and private settings.

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Achieving racial diversity on the board – a peer session

25 August, 2020 - 18:00 to 19:30

Are you looking to increase the racial diversity of your board, or are you willing to share experiences that will help others to do so? This session is an opportunity for Chairs to share, peer to peer, challenges and solutions to achieving a more racially diverse board. 

Lloyds Bank Foundation COVID Recovery Fund

30 Jul 2020 - 15:16 by michelle.foster

lloyds bank foundationAt 10am on 3 August Lloyds Bank Foundation are launching £7.4 million COVID funding aimed at supporting charities to recover beyond the immediate crisis.

The COVID Recovery Fund will offer around 140 charities a two-year unrestricted grant of £50,000 alongside a Development Partner to help charities navigate a tumultuous future.

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Grants to support BAME-led organisations affected by Covid-19

29 Jul 2020 - 15:59 by michelle.foster

BAME grantsGM BAME Network, supported by GMCVO, have launched an emergency grants programme to support small (income under £10,000) GM BAME led VCSE organisations and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Between July and December 2020 GM BAME Network will be giving out a total of £225,000 in grants.

The grants are funded by Comic Relief and the National Emergency Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Edge Fund Rapid Response Fund

29 Jul 2020 - 15:56 by michelle.foster

edge fundThis fund is open to all groups that are working towards systemic change, and whose work is in line with Edge Fund's values. Edge Fund understand that currently, many groups have put their campaigning/systemic change work on hold in order to deal with the effects of the pandemic – this is okay and will not disqualify you for funding.

Each successful group will receive £750.

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BAME Ageing in the Community Conference

25 August, 2020 - 13:00 to 15:00

Are you a funder or commissioner who is interested in learning more about the challenges faced by older BAME communities in neighbourhoods?

Ambition for Ageing and the Zebra Partnership are excited to invite you to an event on understanding what ageing in place means for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.

This is a nation-wide event for commissioners and funders. The event will draw attention to the importance of social connection and infrastructure in preventing the social isolation of older people from BAME communities.