COVID-19 has affected us all in so many ways and left us feeling unsettled. The world as we once knew it is no longer quite the same and for those that have unfortunately been infected by the disease, it’s been even more overwhelming to take on board.
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Healthwatch Manchester is carrying out a short survey to understand everyone’s experience of the lock down in Manchester.
They especially need to know about the impact it is having on individuals and communities with protected characteristics, such as BAME, LGBTQ+, long term conditions, learning disabilities etc.
Manchester Mind is still here to help during this difficult time. While their face to face advice services are not currently available Manchester Mind are continuing to offer support via telephone and email.
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Manchester Mind provide free and impartial advice on welfare benefits, debt and housing to people with mental health needs living in Manchester.
The idea of the diner is to create a welcoming space for anyone to come and get a freshly cooked meal, meet members of their community and find out what’s going on in the area.
The diner is open Wednesdays: 9, 16, 23, 30 September, 12pm-2pm at Northmoor Community Centre, 95-97 Northmoor Road, Longsight, Manchester, M12 5RT.
The meals cost £1 and are takeaway only. There is 2-metre social distancing in place.
The C19 BAME LEARN project aims to understand the mechanisms and factors that can improve inclusion, protection and well-being of health and social care workers (HSCW) from black and minority ethnicity (BAME) backgrounds involved in the provision of health and social care across the spectrum of acute, community and private settings.
GM-THINK is a database that has been designed to try and improve the experiences for people facing multiple disadvantage by helping services to work together and share individual’s information in a quick and safe way.
This role will run from September 2020 – June 2022 and provides a great opportunity to get involved in systems change for people facing multiple disadvantage.
Information 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.
At 10am on 3 August Lloyds Bank Foundation are launching £7.4 million COVID funding aimed at supporting charities to recover beyond the immediate crisis.
The COVID Recovery Fund will offer around 140 charities a two-year unrestricted grant of £50,000 alongside a Development Partner to help charities navigate a tumultuous future.
A new charity, The Fat Beehive Foundation, has launched to support and amplify the work of small charities providing much needed services.
The charity will provide grants of up to £2,500 to help small charities build websites and digital products which will enhance their work and consequently provide social good.