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GM Walking Festival 2024

19 Apr 2024 - 14:41 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester Walking Festival 2024 takes place 1-31 May. The festival celebrates the joys and many benefits of walking and wheeling – including for people’s health and wellbeing.

The GM Walking Festival 2024 has more than 300 walking and wheeling events throughout the month of May, with 50 walks in Manchester alone.

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Wellbeing of Women: Women’s Health Community Fund

19 Apr 2024 - 14:39 by michelle.foster

Working in partnership with Holland & Barrett, the charity Wellbeing of Women is offering grants of up to £5,000 to small, grassroots organisations and community groups to deliver health information and support to women, girls and people from underrepresented groups in the UK.

The funding is for projects that address the following key points:

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SPAR Community Cashback

19 Apr 2024 - 14:38 by michelle.foster

For a third year in a row, SPAR shoppers can apply for a grant of up to £10,000 for a local voluntary or community organisation or charity they feel deserves funding.

Applicants for grants are open to UK residents (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland mainland only) aged 16 years or over.

All applicants need to do is share the exceptional contribution that a local organisation has made to their local community and what the grant would be used for.

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The Skelton Charity

19 Apr 2024 - 14:36 by michelle.foster

The Skelton Charity is a charitable trust empowered to make grants only to legally constituted charities established in Lancashire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside, including the unitary authorities of Blackpool, Blackburn, Warrington and Halton.

Although the Trustees enjoy complete discretion when considering applications, they are inclined to favour applications for:

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation – Migration Fund

19 Apr 2024 - 14:34 by michelle.foster

Grants are available to support not-for-profit organisations in the UK who are working towards the Foundation’s vision of a world in which everyone is free to move and no is forced to move.

The funding is for not-for-profit organisations of any size working anywhere in the UK who are working towards:

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National Lottery Community Fund: The UK Fund

19 Apr 2024 - 14:32 by michelle.foster

Through the UK Fund the National Lottery Community Fund is looking to fund organisations that want to do more to help communities come together and help make a better-connected society.

Your project must either work across the UK, or be able to inform, influence or scale across the UK.

The fund want to fund projects that:

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19 Apr 2024 - 14:30 by michelle.foster

AVOCADO+ Lite is an 8-week Executive Programme that seeks to educate BAMER-led non-profits in 6 key areas:

  • Financial fitness
  • Operations
  • Impact
  • Effective leadership
  • Networks
  • Awareness

These focus areas are based on research carried out by the Charities Aid Foundation on the key components of resilience and sustainability, essential for smaller non-profit organisations.

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Brick by Brick

19 Apr 2024 - 14:29 by michelle.foster

The Brick Multibank receives surplus goods that would have otherwise been recycled or disposed of from both local and national companies. The items are stored at the warehouse and then distributed to people who need them through local charities, community groups, schools and professionals. These essential items range from bedding and cleaning products to clothes and toiletries.
The Brick are looking to expand their coverage more comprehensively into Greater Manchester by collaborating with charities and community groups across Greater Manchester.

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Advanced Methods of Evaluation course

19 Apr 2024 - 14:28 by michelle.foster

Advanced Methods of Evaluation, run by the National Centre for Research Methods, will develop your knowledge of and capabilities to adopt advanced evaluation methods within your own work context. Through a mixture of presentations, discussions, practical tasks, case studies and Q&A, this programme will enable you to develop the skills and confidence needed to apply a range of quantitative and qualitative evaluation approaches.  

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Movement for Good Health and wellbeing special draw

18 Apr 2024 - 15:18 by michelle.foster

To support the incredible work that so many charities do to support health and wellbeing, Movement for Good’s second special draw of the year will award £5,000 to 10 charities working in this area. This nomination window is open for five days, from 22-26 April 2024.

This special draw is open to charities whose core charitable purpose is the advancement of health including disability support, the prevention or relief of sickness or disease and the promotion of health.

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