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2 x Funding Officer – Manchester at the Big Lottery Fund

Are you a confident communicator who enjoys working with people?

Do you see the potential in ideas as well as the challenges?

Are you passionate about your community? 

Big Lottery Fund are looking for Funding Officers to join their newly created regional teams to ensure that our funding responds to what matters to communities. You will build long-term relationships with people and organisations, talk about their ideas and ambitions and assess funding requests providing useful feedback and support.

37 hours per week
£21,000 - £24,000 per annum + generous benefits
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Two new reports on diversity and the charity sector

23 Jul 2018 - 15:33 by helen.walker

Walking the talk on diversity - NPC

Time and again, research into diversity amongst trustees and senior managers in the charity sector shows little progress. So why is the charity sector still struggling with this? What gets in the way of making it a priority? 24 charity leaders were interviewed for this NPC report along with trustees and a review of organisational psychology literature was undertaken to explore this question further. This research briefing presents their findings on:

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Office space available at the Wesley Centre

22 Jun 2018 - 11:08 by michelle.foster

There is space available at the Wesley Centre, Royce Road, Hulme, Manchester M15 5BP.

Units 4, 5 and 9 are on the ground floor. Unit 14 is on the upper floor

Target rent £11.50 per sq ft (exc VAT) includes electric and gas but tenant will be responsible for business rates (charities can get up to 80% exemption) and water rates. They have to use their own tel and broadband.

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Manchester Local Care Organisation: I’ve got a good feeling about this

29 Mar 2018 - 15:55 by Mike Wild

About a year ago, I wrote a blog which focused on the development of the Manchester Local Care Organisation. Its subtitle was Episode IV: A New Hope. Now that the LCO is officially launching on 1st April, I’m finding myself wondering what this moment actually means? And which bit of Star Wars is it?

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Office to rent

8 Mar 2018 - 10:41 by michelle.foster

Office space is becoming available to rent at the offices of Macc in Swan Buildings, Swan Street in April 2018 for use by a community and/or charitable organisation. The office is on the 3rd floor and can be accessed via stairs or a lift. The office is located close to major transport links, sitting just outside the centre of Manchester but within easy walking distance of the bustling hub of the city rail/bus/tram services which are really close to our doorstep.

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A radical transformation of community services is needed - New research from The King's Fund

5 Feb 2018 - 11:50 by helen.walker

Growing financial and workforce pressures are having an impact on the ability of community service providers to meet the needs of the population and to make a reality of the vision set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View. Community services are often fragmented and poorly co-ordinated, and are frequently not well integrated with other services in the community. This results in duplication as well as gaps between teams delivering care.

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