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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

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Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Covid-19 peer support webinars for VCSE leaders

7 Aug 2020 - 14:44 by cheryl.mcalister

Institute for Voluntary Action Research are running peer support sessions that create space for VCSE leaders to relieve some of the stress and uncertainty they are facing, through advice and reassurance from their peers.

Who is this for?

Leaders of smaller VCSE organisations.

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Comic Relief – Change Makers

14 Jul 2020 - 09:27 by michelle.foster

comic reliefThis funding opportunity is about looking to the future and making a bigger change. Comic Relief are looking for organisations that will make a significant contribution to their sector – for example, whether that’s forging new ways of working in the wake of COVID-19, contributing evidence that will move things forward, cross-sector collaboration which recognises the way issues intersect, or advocacy and campaigning work.

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Online leadership programme for young people

3 Jul 2020 - 14:34 by michelle.foster

common purposeUK101 is a free, online programme that enables participants to become part of a more connected generation of future leaders with a clear vision for what their legacy will be.

This free, interactive, online programme, is open to all 18-25 year olds and offers participants the chance to develop their leadership skills using a model which has been co-created with 1,000 young people.

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Could Pilotlight help you navigate the way forward for your organisation?

2 Jul 2020 - 13:27 by michelle.foster

pilotlightIf you’re a leader of an ambitious charity or social enterprise based in mainland UK and experiencing either vast challenges and new opportunities in the current climate, one of Pilotlight’s programmes could help you. Applications are now open for three programmes that work in partnership with businesses, to help organisations solve a challenge or opportunity they’re currently facing.

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GM VCSE Leadership Group Statement

28 Apr 2020 - 11:36 by michelle.foster

GM VCSE Leadership GroupThe Greater Manchester VCSE Leadership Group have issued a statement relating to Covid-19 and the VCSE sector in Greater Manchester.

In addition it has also produced a COVID Response update/assessment document highlighting the action taken so far by the Leadership group on behalf of the sector during the current crisis, and the further steps it will be taking in the coming weeks and months.

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Equal Power

17 Jan 2020 - 10:34 by michelle.foster

The Fawcett SocietyEqual Power is a ground-breaking campaign to transform women’s representation at every level of politics.

It’s time for Equal Power: equal representation for women in all our diversity. Women like you are needed to take part.

Equal Power will equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to stand for election, or support you to become a leader and campaigner in your local community.

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The Roaring Twenties

3 Jan 2020 - 12:40 by Mike Wild

One of the things I’ve said many times over the years is the need to think about volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity as a way of coping with a rapidly changing world. I’m not going to tell you to stop doing that! With a new Government with such a large majority we now know that after years, things will start moving fast…or at least it will look and feel as if they are. That big majority means acceleration. We’re just still waiting to see what direction it will take. Who knows what version of ‘One Nation Conservatism’ we will actually see?