The Manchester Safeguarding Boards bulletin shares news, events, learning and development opportunities and links to information and resources which is of use to the multi-agency safeguarding workforce and the wider community across Manchester.
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Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, 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 Smallwood Trust are inviting applications for projects that demonstrate good practice in achieving outcomes for women on low incomes by building their skills, confidence and aspirations to enable them to enter into employment.
The 247 People Fund aims to encourage small, community-based and locally controlled groups that manage themselves, encourage people to get involved as volunteers and who just need a bit of financial help to be able to work with their community in the way they’d like.
The Fund welcomes applications from organisations throughout Greater Manchester with an annual income of less than £50,000.
The two largest organisations that distribute money raised for ‘good causes’ through the sale of National Lottery tickets have unveiled refreshed brands that make a clearer link between playing the National Lottery and the good causes that benefit.
The Big Lottery Fund, the UK’s largest community funder, changes its name today to The National Lottery Community Fund – a move announced in September last year. They are joined by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which will be known as The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
The Office for Civil Society (OCS) is here to support civil society during the process of EU exit. OCS want to ensure the sector has access to all of the information the government has made available on preparing for EU exit. OCS also want to ensure that civil society sector organisations have an opportunity to let the government know any views or concerns it may have.
The One Manchester Community Fund (Community Soups) allows local community groups and businesses to pitch for up to £5,000 in funding to support their projects and voting takes place within the community.
The Association for Industrial Archaeology (AIA) are awarding Restoration Grants of up to £20,000 for a range of historic and industrial archaeology purposes.
A small team of North West based social entrepreneurs have decided to come together and develop Offline Festival in the North, with the aim to connect likeminded thinkers. The first step is to collect information from networks to build a festival that people want.
Many of you will already be aware of and have participated in Manchester City Council (MCC) and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning’s (MHCC), joint review of their Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) infrastructure contracts held with Macc that took place earlier this year. The purpose of undertaking the joint review was to provide feedback on the existing services to inform the next steps and future infrastructure contract.