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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:

6 December, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00
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.

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

Comic Relief – Power Up: resourcing women’s and girls’ movements for change

12 Oct 2018 - 10:48 by michelle.foster

The aim of this programme is to support a diverse range of women’s rights organisations to fight against systems which perpetuate the injustices they encounter in their daily lives. Comic Relief

Comic Relief wants to find and support women and girl’s movements to seed, sustain and strengthen change in the UK, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, India, Nepal and Bangladesh.

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RADEQUAL VCS Call Out

12 Oct 2018 - 10:46 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council is looking for partners in the voluntary and community sector to support the next stages of development for the RADEQUAL grant programme. So if you are part of the RADEQUAL community network and have a tried and tested project that meets the RADEQUAL campaign objectives of tackling prejudice, hate and extremism, they would like to hear from you. RADEQUAL

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Charity Fraud Awareness Week (22 – 26 October 2018)

12 Oct 2018 - 10:33 by michelle.foster

During fraud awareness week The Charity Commission will be helping the charity sector become more resilient to fraud. Charity Commission

This is the third annual Charity Fraud Awareness Week aiming to help you increase resilience against fraud.

More than 40 charities, regulators, professional bodies and other stakeholders are joining forces to help combat fraud targeted against charities.

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Free digital skills course

12 Oct 2018 - 10:31 by michelle.foster

Digital Skills England is offering free online training. Digital Skills England are offering places on a fully funded NCFE Level 2 course in Digital Promotions for Business, which has been designed to help charities better understand the world of online marketing, and how it can be implemented to increase awareness and promote products and services. Digital Skills England

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The Wolfson Foundation launches £10 million mental health initiative

12 Oct 2018 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

The Wolfson Foundation has announced a £10 million funding competition to support outstanding research to advance the understanding and treatment of mental health conditions. UK universities and research organisations are eligible to apply (individually or collaboratively) and it is likely that a single award will be made. The Wolfson Foundation

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Conducting Asset-based Conversations (Person, Partner, Place)

This 2-day workshop (Wednesday 6 and 20 March 2019) will help you to understand how an asset-based approach can be used in 1:1 conversations, to enhance personalised care through person-centred coaching, motivational interviewing, and care and support planning.

Who is it for?
Clinical and non-clinical staff who have a 1:1 consulting, advising or supporting role (e.g. GPs, Nurses, Practitioners, Social Workers, allied health professionals) and who work in Manchester.

What will the course cover?

6 March, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00
Kath Locke Centre, 123 Moss Lane East, Manchester, M15 5DD

Conducting Asset-based Conversations (Person, Partner, Place)

This 2-day workshop (Wednesday 13 and 27 February 2019) will help you to understand how an asset-based approach can be used in 1:1 conversations, to enhance personalised care through person-centred coaching, motivational interviewing, and care and support planning.

Who is it for?
Clinical and non-clinical staff who have a 1:1 consulting, advising or supporting role (e.g. GPs, Nurses, Practitioners, Social Workers, allied health professionals) and who work in Manchester.

What will the course cover?

13 February, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00
Kath Locke Centre, 123 Moss Lane East, Manchester, M15 5DD

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