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Funding bulletin October 2018

1 Oct 2018 - 09:09 by michelle.foster

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. Macc

This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.

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The Aviva Community Fund – apply by 9 October 2018

28 Sep 2018 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

The Aviva Community Fund offers you the chance to get funding for causes important to your community. Aviva Community Fund

It’s open to everyone, whether you have a connection with Aviva or not. Aviva wants you to enter a project for your community and tell them what a difference these funds could make.

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Enterprise Grants

28 Sep 2018 - 10:34 by michelle.foster

Enterprise Grants will support charities and social enterprises in England working in either the homelessness or youth sector to develop or grow their enterprising activity and earned income. Social Investment Business

Initially the programme will be aimed at charities and social enterprises based in England that operate in the following fields:
• Homelessness
• Youth services

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Manchester: 'Coping with Family Estrangement at Christmas' therapeutic work...

The festive season and its build up can be very isolating, upsetting and frustrating for those who are estranged from their family or a key family member.

This workshop is designed to help you to cope with the festive season and meet others who are in a similar situation - sharing thoughts and feelings about what family estrangement means for you at this time of the year. It will also help you to form mechanisms for supporting yourself, and to generate potential connections with others in your locality.

15 December, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00
TBC - Manchester

The Triangle Trust – Rehabilitation of offenders and ex-offenders

18 Sep 2018 - 16:33 by michelle.foster

Across the prison population including men, women and youth at least 1 in 2 prisoners released will re-offend within a year. Offenders need information to make the right decisions about their lives in the community: where they will live; how they will gain a legitimate income; how they will rebuild their family ties, or form new ones. They should also be helped to find support for mental health needs and substance misuse. 

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Digital Inclusion Fund

18 Sep 2018 - 16:30 by michelle.foster

The Digital Inclusion Fund aims to support initiatives designing, researching or delivering digital inclusion programmes with a focus on older and/or disabled people, in a new, creative and innovative way. It aims to improve essential digital skills and demonstrate how digital inclusion can improve the lives and well being, of older and/or disabled people. The initiatives supported may also have scope to scale up and deliver a wider impact. Funding could be used to test and learn from the new approaches to tackling digital exclusion.

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The FSI small charity training 4 October 2018

18 Sep 2018 - 16:24 by michelle.foster

The FSI are running training for small charities on 4 October with courses from £7.50, at Methodist Central Buildings. Training sessions cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and back office skills delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers and include Developing Your Fundraising Strategy; Legacy Fundraising; Budgets, Management Accounts, and Cash Flow Forecasting; and Trustee Role in Risk Management. The FSI

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Furniture and pallets available for donation to community groups

18 Sep 2018 - 16:19 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust currently have an array of furniture and pallets at their Prestwich site that are available for donation to local community offices, projects or workshops.

Available are wave office desks, pedestals, meeting chairs and pallets for any community upcycling projects. There are also broken furniture that parts could be extracted off to make something new with.

Interest community groups should arrange to view the items at the site in Prestwich, unfortunately items aren’t able to be delivered.

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