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First 1,000 Days of a Child's Life in North Manchester

19 Oct 2020 - 09:33 by michelle.foster

The Our Manchester Programme Management Team are pleased to announce that the First 1000 Days Fund with grant allocations specifically for North Manchester is now open for applications. 

Funding is available for projects that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of children in North Manchester in their first 1,000 days of life (from conception to the age of two), as it is crucial to their long-term health and wellbeing.

To support women, fathers and families:

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GM Mental Wellbeing Small and Medium Grants

15 Oct 2020 - 14:22 by michelle.foster

fundingGMCVO, working in partnership with 10GM, have launched small and medium grants programmes to support adults from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester that may struggle to achieve high levels of mental wellbeing.

The communities we want to reach are:

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Arts Council – Developing your Creative Practice funding for individuals

15 Oct 2020 - 14:17 by michelle.foster

arts councilThe fund is for individuals who are cultural and creative practitioners and want to take time to focus on their creative development. If you’re thinking of taking your practice to the next stage, DYCP can help by supporting research, time to create new work, travel, training, developing ideas, networking or mentoring.

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Mobilise! Exploring the power of stories to inspire political and civic engagement

15 Oct 2020 - 14:14 by michelle.foster

mobiliseMobilise! wants to enable active citizenship and increase people's confidence about engaging in political and civic life. It is a partnership between Global Link, a development education charity who work with asylum seekers and refugees in Lancashire, and the team at Lancaster University.

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Vocational Employability Arts Programme Online Employability Course

15 Oct 2020 - 14:12 by michelle.foster

tandem theatreTandem Theatre are very excited to launch their VEAP (Vocational Employability Arts Programme) online the week starting 19 October. Through taking part in the course, participants will use their creativity to gain skills and achieve two Level One Employability Qualifications.

The programme consists of weekly sessions via Zoom on

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Power2 wins £50,000 Movement for Good award

15 Oct 2020 - 14:10 by michelle.foster

power2Greater Manchester-based Power2 is one of ten charities to receive £50,000 as part of Ecclesiastical Insurance’s Movement for Good awards.

The awards, set up by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical, have seen a total of £1million given to charities across the UK this summer. 500 charities have already been awarded donations of £1,000 and now 10 charitable organisations will benefit from £50,000 grants.

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Employment during the Coronavirus Pandemic for people with lived experience of disability and long term conditions survey

15 Oct 2020 - 14:08 by michelle.foster

The North West Disabled Peoples Stakeholder Group are a network recruited by the Governments Disability Unit and they would like to raise with the Disability Minister issues that are affecting disabled people in employment during the pandemic. Complete their short and confidential survey to give your views. 

Complete the survey here


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Charity Fraud Awareness Week 2020

15 Oct 2020 - 14:05 by michelle.foster

charity fraud awareness week 2020Get involved in the Charity Commission’s campaign between 19 and 23 October to help keep your charity safe from fraud.

Like all sectors, charities can be susceptible to fraud and cybercrime. Those providing vital services and support to local communities during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic may be particularly vulnerable.

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