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Covid-19 Community Volunteering Mailing List

You can sign-up  to join our Covid-19 Community Volunteer mailing list and keep up-to-date with current volunteering opportunities in the city of Manchester here:

Covid-19  Voluntary sector support

We have lots of people are getting in touch wanting to support the voluntary sector in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. To make sure that this is as effective as possible, we want to know from you, what support would be of most help to you right now. Tell us what help you need here.

Changes to services in your area

Click HERE to find out about changes to services in your area

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – information signposting and guidance for voluntary sector organisations

On our website you can find useful advice and guidance for your organisation. We will also be posting regular reminders on practical things we can all do as individuals to help reduce the risk of catching and spreading this virus and to remind us of the importance of good hygiene. Read the information here

COVID-19 Are you a business or organisation who would like to offer support to the voluntary sector?

 Let us know how you could help here

Macc statement and support for Black Lives Matter

George Floyd was murdered. He was not the first victim of police brutality and nor is America the only country in which this happens. At Macc we want to express our solidarity and support to the Black Lives Matters movement and for our brothers and sisters, in Minneapolis, Manchester and around the world rightly fighting for racial and social justice. Read our statement here

No Going Back report

Leaders of Manchester-based charities have shared their experiences of the Covid-19 crisis and their thoughts for the future in a new report produced by Macc, Manchester’s local voluntary and community sector support organisation. Titled No Going Back, the report brings together the experiences of 22 local voluntary sector leaders who shine a light on the critical role that the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector has played during the response to the Covid-19 crisis. Read the report here

North Manchester Together

We’re a group of people who live, work and volunteer in North and East Manchester who are getting involved in supporting, strengthening and celebrating the local voluntary and community sector.

Conversations to Cash – Money to Grow now open for applications until 30 October, 12pm

Find out more here

Old Frame New Picture Photography Competition

Submit your photographs to our competition, celebrating and promoting positive and realistic images of older people in Greater Manchester. Old Frame New Picture is a competition designed to challenge the negative and stereotyped ways older people are represented as vulnerable or frail, something that has become even more prevalent during the coronavirus pandemic. Extended deadline: 27 November, 5pm Enter here

Donate to the Spirit of Manchester Fund

Macc is raising money for Manchester’s community response to coronavirus. Donate to be part of Manchester’s community response to Covid-19. Please help us raise as much money as we can to help people of Manchester who need vital support to recover from the pandemic.

Kindness at Christmas

We need Kindness at Christmas and winter more than ever in 2020...
Find information, guidance and practical resources on ways you can get involved in lots of different opportunities, events and activities here

Manchester Funding Cuts Campaign

The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on public finance is severe and is likely to get worse. Macc have launched a campaign to highlight the importance of the Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to the city with an aim to secure sufficient future funding. See our Manchester Funding Cuts Campaign page

Welcome to Manchester Community Central. This portal provides Manchester's voluntary, community and social enterprise sector with an extensive range of resources, information and tools designed to meet current and future development needs 
 

Latest News

6 Oct 2020

We are delighted to invite you to submit your photographs to our competition, celebrating and promoting positive and realistic images of older...

11 Sep 2020

Leaders of Manchester-based charities have shared their experiences of the Covid-19 crisis and their thoughts for the future in a new report...

5 Mar 2020

We will be posting regular reminders on practical things we can all do as individuals to help reduce the risk of catching and spreading this virus...