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Big Lottery Fund – Digital Fund

19 Oct 2018 - 10:53 by michelle.foster

The Digital Fund is a new UK wide £15 million funding programme to support charities and community organisations. It is about helping the charity and voluntary sector to use digital tools and approaches to support people and communities to thrive. Big Lottery Fund

The Digital Fund is currently offering two strands of funding. To find the right kind of support for your organisation, choose one of the following options:

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HMRC grant funding 2019-2020

19 Oct 2018 - 10:48 by michelle.foster

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will allocate a guaranteed £1.6 million over the next year (April 2019 to 2020) to the voluntary and community sector (VCS) to support their customers who need extra help understanding and complying with their tax obligations and claiming their entitlements, including those who are currently digitally excluded. From 2020 HMRC will develop a longer term strategy, working with the VCS to provide the best support for customers who need extra help.

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Using arts activities to explore issue-based work with young people

This workshop will give youth and community workers and some simple arts activities that they can use to explore any issue or discussion topic with young people.

The workshop will cover art, creative writing and drama activities. It will look at ways the arts can be used as a tool for young people’s reflection and self-development and for starting difficult conversations. It will also give attendees a chance to reflect on how they can incorporate more arts into their current practice.

6 December, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:00
GMYN, Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE

Developing Cultural Competence as an Expert Witness

Training for Psychologists and other experts working in Family, Criminal and Immigration Courts

Speakers: Dr Aneela Pilkington – Clinical Psychologist; Dr Iyabo Fatimilehin – Consultant Clinical Psychologist; Dr Kate Hellin – Consultant Chartered Psychologist; Janet Cragg – Barrister, Kenworthy Chambers

12 December, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:30
Gorton Monastery, Gorton Lane, Manchester, M12 5WF

Supporting International Newly Arrived Children and their Families

Training for school staff

This one day workshop will focus on increasing participants’ under-standing and awareness of equality and diversity when working with children and families who have settled in the UK. It will aim to:
• Explore differences in family functioning, child rearing and safe-guarding across cultures
• Review local and national policy and legislation and the impact of discrimination
• Identify good practice and specific actions that participants can implement in their own schools

7 February, 2019 (All day)
Moorside High School (Deans Centre), Swinton, M27 0AP

Supporting International Newly Arrived Children and their Families

Training for Health and Social Care Staff.

This one day workshop will examine the assessment of child development, attachment and parenting practices using a combination of theory and reflexive exercises to develop skills.

21 February, 2019 (All day)
Beacon Centre, Salford, M6 6QT

Supporting International Newly Arrived Children and their Families

Training for Health and Social Care Staff.

This one day workshop will examine the assessment of child development, attachment and parenting practices using a combination of theory and reflexive exercises to develop skills.

22 November, 2018 (All day)
Beacon Centre, Salford, M6 6QT

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.

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Participants will

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

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