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MyOutsourcedIT – A computer for every home

10 Sep 2020 - 14:36 by michelle.foster

myoutsourceditAre you feeling digitally excluded? You can sign up to a free laptop/computer project covering Greater Manchester today and see how MyOutsourcedIT can help you and your family.

A free computer in every home that needs it, help in the community and supporting education with workshops and training.

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Your perception around the search for a coronavirus vaccine

10 Sep 2020 - 14:26 by michelle.foster

The NHS and government have told us all that different type of people are at high-risk of being seriously ill from coronavirus. couch health survey

COUCH Health want to make the voices of those people heard and their opinions on coronavirus and clinical trials.

A recent coronavirus vaccine trial in the UK included 91% white people. Only 5% of participants were Asian, and <1% were black.

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Manchester Food Provider Fixtures and Fittings Fund

10 Sep 2020 - 10:11 by michelle.foster

MaccFifteen £1,000 grants are available to voluntary, community and social enterprise emergency food providers in the city of Manchester, for purchasing fixtures and fittings that support preparations for the winter period aimed at: improving the health and safety of service users and workers, particularly regarding Covid-19; helping sustain and improve efficiency of existing food services; supporting increased food service provision.

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Getting on Board – Charity Board Leadership Programme

9 Sep 2020 - 15:35 by michelle.foster

getting on boardGetting on Board exists to change the face of trusteeship. We want to help people from all walks of life become trustees. Getting on Board do this by working with charities to change their attitudes towards diversity and by working with aspiring trustees to better equip them to secure and thrive in a trustee role.

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Manchester Adult Education Services Digital Skills Courses

9 Sep 2020 - 09:08 by michelle.foster

maesFrom September 2020, anyone with no or low digital skills will be able to work towards essential digital skills qualifications

The Manchester Adult Education Services (MAES) accessible courses will support you to develop your digital skills for work and everyday life. MAES will help you to learn how to use different devices and applications to:

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The Big Greater Manchester Mental Wellbeing Conversation

4 Sep 2020 - 10:53 by cheryl.mcalister

People who work and live in Greater Manchester are being asked to join a conversation about their mental wellbeing, to better understand what action is needed to improve mental wellbeing.

What it is: A simple survey for the population of Greater Manchester to fill out, about mental wellbeing. The survey is anonymous, and there is a prize draw that people can opt in to after completing the survey.

Why are we doing it: To find out key issues and opinions regarding mental wellbeing, and staying mentally well, across the region.

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Funding bulletin September 2020

28 Aug 2020 - 14:50 by michelle.foster

maccInformation for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.

This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.

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Launch of Emergency Grants for BAME Communities – stage two

27 Aug 2020 - 14:21 by michelle.foster

GM BAME Network, supported by GMCVO, have launched the second stage of the emergency grants programme to support small GM BAME led VCSE organisations and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stage two will be launched on 1 September 2020 and will close on 13 October 2020, 12pm.

Stage two is a competitive small grants programme awarding grants of £1,000-£3,000 to organisations with an income of under £30,000.

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