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Call-out for Workshops at Voluntary Sector Assembly for Manchester

13 Dec 2013 - 12:04 by cheryl.mcalister

Open Space

Call-out for Workshops at Voluntary Sector Assembly for Manchester on 30 Jan

One of the core functions of the Voluntary Sector Assembly for Manchester is to give space to Voluntary Sector Organisations to talk about the work they are doing and to discuss the issues that are important to them. In this way we build knowledge, build relationships and build solidarity between organisations.

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BBC Children in Need Main Grants – deadline 15 Jan 2014

13 Dec 2013 - 10:30 by michelle.foster

The BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme is open to charities and not-for-profit organisations applying for grants over £10,000 per year for up to three years.

BBC Children in Need give grants for...
Children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through:
1. Illness, distress, abuse or neglect
2. Any kind of disability
3. Behavioural or psychological difficulties
4. Living in poverty or situations of deprivation

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See what faster internet connectivity could do for you

13 Dec 2013 - 10:28 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council have a commitment to support businesses and charities in Manchester, helping you to grow, and as such they are helping to fund the physical cost of getting superfast internet connectivity.

A faster internet connection can make your organisation more efficient, cheaper to run and easier to develop.

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Manchester City Council's Commissioning Hub is on Twitter

12 Dec 2013 - 13:34 by michelle.foster

@MCC_ComHub draws on and disseminates knowledge from Manchester City Council's Commissioning Team and the wider commissioning and provider market. The Team hope to increase transparency around the Council's Commissioning priorities and work streams and to function as a complementary means of dialogue to more traditional means of engagement. You can follow the Team and tell them what you think.

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Moss Side Assets

11 Dec 2013 - 16:10 by michelle.foster

GMCVO would like voluntary and community groups to tell them what's so great about Moss Side, they are looking to collect details of all the Community Assets.
Could you spare five minutes to complete a quick.

For further information and to take part in the survey, visit: www.gmcvo.org.uk/quick-survey-%E2%80%93-help-us-identify-assets, or contact on 0161 277 1029, or email: beth.sharratt@gmcvo.org.uk

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New Blog on "The Chest" - Manchester's Procurement Eportal

11 Dec 2013 - 15:48 by Nigel Rose

More and more commissioning is being procured through The Chest, an eportal which providers sign up to and receive information about funding opportunities, and then submit their application through. Nigel Rose, Macc's Strategic Lead on Commissioning, in his latest blog, asks whetherThe Chest is fit for purpose.

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Charityworks: The graduate programme for the non-profit sector in the UK

11 Dec 2013 - 14:00 by michelle.foster

Charityworks is dedicated to finding and developing the future leaders of the non-profit sector in the UK. Run successfully as a charity since 2009, and governed by a partnership of charities, Charityworks is delivered through a growing network of more than 50 organisations.

In 2014 and beyond, Charityworks aims to help an ever wider number of charities, large and small, from across the UK, meet their recruitment and talent-management needs.

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Assist Neighbourhood Care Group - Trustees Required

9 Dec 2013 - 11:31 by michelle.foster

Assist is a small charity in south Manchester that provides support to older people in the community. Assist has an excellent reputation in south Manchester, have hard working staff / volunteers and a dedicated board of trustees.

Assist are facing a challenging year in terms of future funding and need new dynamic trustees who are willing to get involved to oversee and support the organisation through the current and future challenges.

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Henry Smith Holiday Grants for Children

4 Dec 2013 - 11:06 by michelle.foster

The purpose of this scheme is to provide children with a recreational holiday or outing they would not otherwise have the opportunity to access. This means that the fund will not fund trips where the primary purpose is education. You must make a clear case for the financial need of the individuals attending as well as the organisation applying.

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