Social investment is the use of repayable finance to achieve a social as well as a financial return and is seen as an alternative option explored by charities and social enterprises as a way of financing their work.
Investors will expect their money back but are also interested in the social impact created by the work that you are doing.
Wonderfully Made Woman was seven years old on Monday 17 December 2018, and at a celebration event, they launched their very first magazine entitled "U are not alone’. There were over 120 in attendance on the day.
Please find attached below an acronym quiz to test your knowledge of health and community related acronyms. Thanks to Manchester City Council for sharing this with us.
The answer sheet is also attached so you can see how well you have done. Unfortunately there are no prizes but just the glory of seeing how much you know!
We are pleased to be collaborating for our third event with the Big Heart Skills Network!
This time we will be looking at getting your message across and exprloring a range of methods to give you clarity of communication, take the fear out of using a range of methods and tools, plus create cost effective ways to increase your profile.
Low incomes and high costs mean many people are struggling to put food on the table, and a healthy, balanced diet is even further from their reach. There are now over 170 food banks and other social food providers across Greater Manchester and it is time for a more coordinated approach to ensure no one goes hungry.
Setting up a social enterprise or business venture, or developing a project to create social change can be tricky and isolating at the best of times, but what if you're trying to do this with minimal physical, emotional or financial support?
This programme is funded by Santander UK plc and is managed and delivered by SEUK and CFG.
This programme aims to support smaller social enterprises, with a turnover of below £1m, who have a successful business model but may have capacity issues and a lack of financial resilience. The programme will help to enhance financial skills and knowledge which will enable your business to grow and be sustainable.
Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone. Manchester Mind do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults. To help to increase the support to young people Manchester Mind are recruiting to a new post of Mental Health Practitioner (MHP) to deliver one-to-one support to young people within schools in Manchester.
The MHP will work across four schools in Manchester in order to increase access to support to young people.
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.