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All Capacity Building

Demonstrating Your Impact

Demonstrating Your Impact is essential for any VCSE organisation looking to secure ongoing support to their project.

Showcasing the difference you make can be both challenging and rewarding at the same time but how can you show that you are making a real difference in order to build trust, rapport and credibility for your services?

This workshop will provide a range of tools and best practice advice to ensure that you are effectively measuring and communicating the difference you make to donors, funders and supporters.

By the end of the workshop participants will:

20 September, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Business Planning

A business plan helps you think through all aspects of your organisation and plan for the future. It helps you get an overview of your organisation, and is a useful tool for presenting yourself to funders and supporters.

Delivered by members of the Macc capacity building team who have over 10 years experience of supporting and working within the voluntary sector this workshop is aimed at VCSE organisations, based within the city of Manchester who are new to business planning or looking to refresh their existing plans.

The workshop will cover

13 September, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Grant for VCS funding of City Centre Work

29 Jun 2018 - 11:07 by michelle.foster

Manchester’s Community Safety Partnership will award £50,000 to be used to support delivery of the Greater Manchester Police and Crime Plan which focuses on keeping people safe, reducing harm and strengthen communities.  Manchester City Council

It is to be used to target some of the challenges faced from crime and anti-social behaviour in the city centre in the day and at night time. 

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10 prizes of £10k on offer to small charities to spend on marketing

29 Jun 2018 - 11:02 by michelle.foster

Making A Difference Locally is marking its 10th anniversary by offering prizes of £10,000 each to 10 small charities to help them expand their marketing. Making a difference locally

Making A Difference Locally (MADL) is the charity that was launched to help the nationwide network of independently run local Nisa stores to add value to their communities through donations.

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Introduction to Community Asset Transfer (half day)

If you have an asset in mind or looking to explore whether taking on a community asset is the right thing for your organisation this half day workshop is ideal for you.

The workshop will look at giving you an understanding of the history of community asset transfers, an overview of what a community asset transfer is alongside offering hints and tips on good practices and the do's and don'ts to consider.

Workshop will cover

6 September, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Choosing Your Structure

A workshop specifically for VCSE groups within the city of Manchester looking at what structure is best suited for them.

  • Are you thinking of setting up a voluntary and community organisation?
  • Are you thinking about changing the structure that you currently have?

This workshop offers the opportunity to double check that the structure you are considering or have is really correct for the type of activities / funding sources / organisation you want to be and will take you through the steps you need to take to adopt a suitable structure.

25 July, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Committee and Meeting Skills

This workshop is specifically for those who are new members to a committee or for those who would like to brush up on their skills at meetings.

A workshop specifically designed for members of city of Manchester voluntary community sector organisations.

Learning Objectives

Participants will

24 July, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

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