A new 3 year tender has been issued by Salford Local Authority on behalf of all the Greater Manchester Authorities for support into employment for people who have gone through the work programme and have not got a job. Bidders can apply to deliver support just for Manchester or for multiple authorities. There is a meeting for potential applicants in Manchester on Thursday 5th December from 2-4pm at Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount St, M2 5NS.
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Do you know any grassroots community groups who could benefit from an Equity grant, or perhaps you have an idea for one of your own?
The grants exist to ensure that grassroots community groups are able to access the resources they need to deliver in their communities.
Could you or someone you know be an invaluable help to the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) by emptying or finding a new home for our lonely Sooty collection boxes?
RNIB urgently need volunteers across Manchester to help raise funds to provide vital services to blind and partially sighted people. Your spare time could open doors for people with sight loss.
For over 10 years NCVO has built connections with organisations across Japan, where civil society has been playing an increasingly important role in public service delivery.
NCVO have a long-standing partnership with the Japan Association of Charitable Organisations (JACO), working together to create new opportunities for professionals and organisations from both countries.
The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (LGF) are looking to conduct interviews with LGB people who use or have used drugs and/or alcohol and have accessed help, advice or support for a substance use issue. This could include help, advice or support from substance use services, as well as the internet, friends and family, a GP, a telephone helpline, self-help books etc.
If so, you could be awarded cash and support through the Star People programme to help change Collyhurst for the better.
Come along to Church of the Saviour, Eggington Street, Collyhurst, M40 7RN on Thursday 5th December between 12pm and 2pm for a chat and a brew to find out more.
Groundwork is working in partnership with UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs to raise awareness of the Star People programme in Collyhurst, Manchester.
Greater Manchester (GM) has been allocated €415 million by the UK Government for the next European programming period from 2014 until 2020 and has produced a Draft European Structural and Investment Funds Investment Plan, which sets out the priorities which will be supported by funds that will come from the European Commission between 2014-2020.
103 Regiment in the North West (with centres in Liverpool, Bolton, St Helen's and Manchester) has developed a one day Personal Development Day which provides a no cost opportunity for individuals to gain an insight into leadership, teamwork, communication, confidence building, fitness assessment.
The closing date for International Women’s Day Award nominations has been extended until 10 December 2013.
If you know a fantastic woman or a group of women who deserve recognition, please take this opportunity to nominate them.
This is an excellent opportunity to recognise women who have made an important difference within Manchester.
Residents are being asked for their views to help Manchester City Council shape the future of mental health and wellbeing services in the city.
These are currently provided through a partnership between Manchester City Council and the NHS who are both looking at how these services are delivered within the city and how the system can be improved.