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Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund: Digital Social Action

24 Jul 2014 - 15:38 by michelle.foster

The Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund is a £14m fund run by Nesta, the UK's Innovation Foundation, working in partnership with the Cabinet Office.

They will provide financial and non-financial support to help grow the impact and reach of innovations that mobilise people's energy and talents to help each other, working alongside public services.

The Fund is currently looking for innovative organisations and programmes that use social action use digital technology to get people involved in social action.

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Healthier Together Public Consultation launch

24 Jul 2014 - 14:13 by michelle.foster

A major review of the future of Greater Manchester’s health and care services has been launched. Led by the 12 Greater Manchester Clinical Commissioning Groups, the Healthier Together programme is reviewing health and care across the region with the aim of making sure that local people have the best health and care in the country.

They want to deliver the best health and care in the country for the people of Greater Manchester which is why their vision proposes better access to GPs, better services in the community and hospitals sharing their expert clinicians across boundaries.

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Swinton Insurance Project Summer - Win £5000 for your local community project plus £250 for you

21 Jul 2014 - 09:10 by michelle.foster

This summer Swinton is looking to help people and the communities they live in by completing projects that matter to them.

From Monday 21 July 2014 to Sunday 3 August 2014 you can nominate a project in your local community to win £5000 and if you’re the lucky person who nominated the winning community project you’ll receive £250.

For further information and to nominate, visit: www.swinton.co.uk/in-the-know/project-summer/

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Clean-up your community with a £200 grant

18 Jul 2014 - 09:33 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council are offering grants of up to £200 to help clean-up areas across Manchester.

Grants are available to help you to run regular clean-ups and, or greening events in the area in which you live. Please note grants will only be awarded for clean-up projects taking place within the Manchester boundaries.

Discuss with your neighbours or group what event or activity you would like to do, and get quotes or costings for anything you might need.

Grants can be for tools, equipment, materials and any other reasonable costs for carrying out a clean-up project.

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Launch of #GivingTuesday

18 Jul 2014 - 09:32 by michelle.foster

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving and this year it’s taking place on 2 December.

After the sales of Black Friday and the online shopping boom on Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to come together to show the world why it’s good to give. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering your time or just spreading the word at the start of the Christmas shopping season, #GivingTuesday is a call to action for everyone who wants to give something back.

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The Veolia Environmental Trust grants – 2014 deadlines

18 Jul 2014 - 09:31 by michelle.foster

The Veolia Environmental Trust are committed to supporting community and environmental projects across the UK. These include improving community halls, creating new play areas and skate parks, and restoring green spaces. Projects must restore derelict land, prevent pollution, provide public amenities or encourage biodiversity.

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Charities told to follow new guidance on campaigning issued by the Electoral Commission

17 Jul 2014 - 15:03 by michelle.foster

With the General election less than a year away, the Charity Commission, the regulator of charities in England and Wales, is urging charities to follow new guidance on campaigning for charities, produced by the Electoral Commission, and to follow its own rules on political campaigning.

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