Henshaws is a well-established registered charity based in the North of England providing expert support, advice and training to people affected by sight loss and other disabilities, including autism and complex needs. The resources include a specialist further education College, an Arts and Crafts Centre and Housing and Community Support services.
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The Big Lunch is the UK's biggest annual get together for neighbours. 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. In 2017, 9.3 million people took to their streets, gardens and neighbourhoods to join in for a few hours of community, friendship and fun.
The Charity Commission has updated:
The essential trustee: what you need to know, what you need to do (CC3)
Sell It For MCR celebrates the launch of Buengo, a brand new fundraising app which allows users to sell the things they no longer need and donate the proceeds to good causes - think virtual charity shop!
Are you an existing community business in England? Looking for funding and support to make your business more sustainable? The Community Business Fund provides grants between £50,000 and £300,000 to help you progress towards self-sufficiency.
Voices from the Frontline supports women’s organisations to shine a light on their fight for gender equality in the UK. It resources advocacy, campaigning and activists with lived experience of injustice and inequality – giving voice especially to women facing intersecting disadvantages including race, class, sexuality, disability, poverty or migration status.
Comic Relief’s Tackling Violence against Women and Girls fund will support organisations that are working to end violence and abuse experienced by women and girls across the UK.
The Manchester Safeguarding Boards (MSB) comprises the Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Boards (MSCB). The Boards share an Independent Chair, Julia Stephens-Row; and are supported by the MSB Business Unit.
Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, GMCVO (Greater Manchester Council for Voluntary Organisations) and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.
This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.
The Macc Policy Network is an opportunity for people involved in the voluntary sector across Manchester to learn from each other about what is happening in policy and strategy in the city. The more we share, the more effective we can be.
In this first network meeting, members of the Macc Policy and Influence Team will talk about the wide range of strategic discussions we are involved in and share our views on future directions and opportunities. There’ll be plenty of time for discussion and getting to know each other.