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Greater Manchester Older People's Network: This is what an activist looks like training programme

20 Jan 2022 - 10:35 by michelle.foster

Limited places are available for fully funded sessions facilitated by expert trainers for anyone aged 50+ from Greater Manchester.

Do you like making a difference?
gmopnDo you like working with others to make things better for your communities?
Would you like to get involved in something different over the next few months or learn new skills?
Do you want to take your activism to the next level?

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Angelfish Community grants

20 Jan 2022 - 10:32 by michelle.foster

Angelfish Community CIC is offering a £3,000 grant to social entrepreneurs with a great business idea. Angelfish Community CIC are a Manchester-based women-led community of social entrepreneurs where all investment decisions are democratically voted on by the whole community and underrepresented groups are much more likely to get investment.

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The Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund – Round two is now open

20 Jan 2022 - 10:30 by michelle.foster

LGBT Foundation and George House Trust are now accepting proposals for round two of the Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund.

The Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund is a new initiative that inspires action and encourages inclusion across Greater Manchester, benefiting LGBTQ+ people and communities.

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Kellogg’s Breakfast Club Grants Programme

20 Jan 2022 - 10:27 by michelle.foster

fundingKellogg’s has teamed up with Forever Manchester to award grants of £1,000 to school Breakfast Clubs, to help them provide breakfast to those children who need it most.

You can apply for an award at any date and you will hear within one month if you have been successful.

Your breakfast club must be based in a school in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.

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Funding for projects which promote social inclusion across the UK

20 Jan 2022 - 10:25 by michelle.foster

fundingGroups can apply for funding for activities in the areas of housing, employment, mobility and community development.

Vinci UK is supporting small and medium-sized community and non-profit organisations in the UK with grants to tackle social exclusion in four key areas of action:

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Community groups wanted for Greater Manchester Rock Radio (GMRR) new online show

20 Jan 2022 - 10:23 by michelle.foster

radioGreater Manchester Rock Radio, an online community radio station, is looking to support your community group or charity by offering a free slot on their new weekly Sunday show, The Community Mix. The 1 hour long show will feature local and national charities or not for profit community groups via a pre recoded phone call to promote their work.

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Power up

19 Jan 2022 - 15:52 by michelle.foster

trainingPower up is a free development programme run by Manchester Women’s Aid and Reclaim where you will learn the art of campaigning in a supportive inclusive space. Featuring weekly Zoom sessions and monthly group meet up in Manchester.

Join a supportive community of activists.

Develop campaigns which demand gender justice.

Start your activism journey and become the next generation of working-class campaigners.

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Stockport and Manchester Answer Cancer Outreach

19 Jan 2022 - 15:50 by michelle.foster

rising stars north westRising Stars North West have a new project starting in February called Stockport and Manchester Answer Cancer targeting men of African and Caribbean descent living in Stockport and Manchester. The aim is to raise awareness about prostate and bowel cancers, have a better understanding of signs and symptoms to look out for, and how and where to get tested.  

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The University of Manchester – Funded Student Experience Internships

19 Jan 2022 - 15:48 by michelle.foster

university of manchesterThe University of Manchester has a Student Experience Internship (SEI) scheme which provides funding to pay for a limited number of students to undertake an eight week summer internship within organisations in the charity and not-for-profit sector in Manchester.

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Free one-to one Trauma informed counselling

19 Jan 2022 - 15:06 by michelle.foster

trcTRC Sexual Abuse and Rape Support Greater Manchester is providing free one-to one trauma informed counselling. There are face-to-face, telephone or video therapy options. Up to 26 sessions are being offered with trauma informed counsellors.

Referrals can be made online from across Greater Manchester.

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