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All Capacity Building

Introduction to Safeguarding Children and Young People

Course Description
This is a one-day course delivered by members of the Manchester Safeguarding Children Board Training Pool. You should attend this course if you are in contact with children and young people and with adults who are parents and carers.

This course covers the mandatory requirements of basic awareness training required for all those working with children and young people. It should be refreshed every 3 years. Completion of this course meets the entry level requirements for all other MSCB courses.

26 June, 2019 - 09:00 to 16:30
St Thomas Church, Ardwick, M12 6FZ

Alexandra House – surplus furniture

22 Mar 2019 - 13:39 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council (MCC) are in the process of decommissioning Alexandra House in Hulme. In accordance with the agreed MCC furniture retention and disposal policy MCC have identified some items of furniture which may be available to third sector groups and schools. The furniture is generally office chairs, desks, meeting chairs and tables all in used but good condition. Manchester City Council

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What part will your charity play in the future of Greater Manchester?

29 March, 2019 - 12:30 to 14:00

On the day we are due to leave the EU join us to hear Alex Whinnom, Chief Executive Officer of Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO), who will explain Greater Manchester's ambition to make the area one of the best places in the world to live in and the charitable sector's role in it.

GMCVO is a major stakeholder in the Greater Manchester (GM) strategy Our People, Our Place, which sets out ten priorities, including:

The 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards

22 Mar 2019 - 10:19 by michelle.foster

The National Lottery Awards are the annual search to find the UK's favourite Lottery-funded projects and people. The National Lottery

National Lottery players raise £30 million each week for projects and athletes across the UK. The Awards are a great way of celebrating the ordinary people doing extraordinary things with National Lottery funding. Nominations close on 30 April

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Greggs Foundation – Local Community Projects Fund

22 Mar 2019 - 10:10 by michelle.foster

The Greggs Foundation are interested in projects that imp rove resilience within your community. This can include sessional activities/respite support, equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks. Greggs Foundation are also interested in new approaches and innovative ideas as well as sustainable approaches to supporting your community. Greggs Foundation

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The Fore

22 Mar 2019 - 10:08 by michelle.foster

The Fore makes grants which provide access to business expertise to help grantees achieve their goals. The Fore is the only open-access funder in the UK offering development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. The Fore doesn’t have lengthy forms or restrictive criteria. The Fore

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The Big Lunch 2019 1-2 June 2019

22 Mar 2019 - 09:59 by michelle.foster

The Big Lunch is about millions of people getting together to share food, have fun and get to know each other better.  It's a simple idea - that for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops and neighbours come together in the street to meet, greet, share, swap, sing, plan and laugh. The Big Lunch

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Small Charities Coalition launches tool to help charities register with the Charity Commission

22 Mar 2019 - 09:53 by michelle.foster

The Small Charities Coalition has launched a new website, Charity Setup, to help charities set up their organisation and to register with the Charity Commission. Small Charities Coalition

This guide will steer you through the logistics of setting up a charity in simple steps and includes information on regulation, charity structure, trustees and more.

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VCSEs: a bidder's guide to working with government

22 Mar 2019 - 09:50 by michelle.foster

The Office for Civil Society, with support from the Cabinet Office has written a guide for voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations considering selling to central and local government or becoming part of the supply chain for delivering public services. Office for civil society

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Managing Difficult Conversations with Staff

Who is the Course For?
This 1-day course will help managers and team leaders feel more confident and better equipped when tackling difficult conversations with staff.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course participants will:

21 June, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:00
Macc, Ground Floor Meeting Room, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW