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OMDP Independent Co-Chair – Vacancy

27 Aug 2020 - 11:40 by michelle.foster

This is an exciting time to join the Our Manchester Disability Partnership Team as the Our Manchester Disability Plan and Partnership are currently undertaking significant strategic development.

The Partnership are seeking an Independent Chair who is a disabled person or has lived experience of disability who lives or works in Manchester to join their existing Co-Chair to lead the Partnership Board through this period of review and refresh.

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GM Poverty Action Podcast – Decent work, poverty and the Real Living Wage in post lockdown Greater Manchester

26 Aug 2020 - 12:04 by michelle.foster

gmpaOver the coming months, GMPA will be releasing a series of podcasts on how to rebuild the economy of Greater Manchester following the COVID-19 pandemic. The podcasts will be hosted by John Hacking, coordinator of the Greater Manchester Living Wage Campaign.

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Report published on how to build a more inclusive economy

26 Aug 2020 - 08:46 by michelle.foster

gmvcse leadership groupThe VCSE Leadership Group has published a discussion paper on 'Building Back Better' in Greater Manchester to create a more inclusive economy, together with the VCSE sector and the wider social economy.

The report provides a range of successful, practical ideas and live examples which are likely to produce a more inclusive, green and localised economy.

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VRU Vulnerable Children's Charities Funding for Greater Manchester

25 Aug 2020 - 09:47 by michelle.foster

home officeOn 22 June 2020, the Government announced that the Home Office had secured additional, one-off emergency support funding for small/micro charities that are working in marginalised communities with vulnerable young people at risk of being involved in serious violence.  The Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit had been provided funding to allocate grants to Greater Manchester’s small and micro charities (defined as those having an income le

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Applications now open to become the next generation of Change Makers

24 Aug 2020 - 15:22 by michelle.foster

change makersHow does the current state of society make you feel? Is it fair? Do you feel represented? Do you see people who look like you, sound like you, at the highest levels of politics, business and education?

Do you want to make change but feel unsure how to? If you do, this free programme is for you.

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The Road Safety Trust Small grants plus programme

24 Aug 2020 - 14:57 by michelle.foster

road safety trustThe Road Safety Trust are relaunching their Small Grants programme in a slightly different format to 2019. For this round they have increased the minimum amount that can be applied for to £20K and the maximum amount to £50K. The Trust are particularly encouraging applications that respond to changing road use and emerging road safety issues as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Cause4's new Business Support Programme for Heritage organisations

24 Aug 2020 - 14:56 by michelle.foster

cause4Cause4 is launching a programme of business support for heritage organisations in England.

Cause4 has been awarded funding by the National Lottery Heritage Fund to develop and deliver the programme, which is for 150 small or medium-sized heritage organisations across England, in partnership with the AMA and Creative United.

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Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund final deadline 18 September 2020

24 Aug 2020 - 14:51 by michelle.foster

tesco bags of helpTesco Bags of Help has responded to the current COVID-19 crisis by setting up a new fund to support local communities. In order respond quickly to the emergency Tesco have created a streamlined application and payment process to make it easier to get funds out quickly.

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EESC Civil Solidarity Prize

24 Aug 2020 - 14:43 by michelle.foster

eescRewarding solidarity initiatives to tackle the Covid-19 emergency and its consequences in Europe.

The Civil Solidarity Prize will reward up to 29 not-for-profit initiatives carried out by natural persons, civil society organisations or private companies which aim to tackle the Covid-19 crisis and its manifold consequences. Each prize has a value of EUR 10 000.

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