0333 321 3021


All Sector News

Vocational Employability Arts Programme Online Employability Course

15 Oct 2020 - 14:12 by michelle.foster

tandem theatreTandem Theatre are very excited to launch their VEAP (Vocational Employability Arts Programme) online the week starting 19 October. Through taking part in the course, participants will use their creativity to gain skills and achieve two Level One Employability Qualifications.

The programme consists of weekly sessions via Zoom on

News Type: 
Shared Topic Areas: 

Power2 wins £50,000 Movement for Good award

15 Oct 2020 - 14:10 by michelle.foster

power2Greater Manchester-based Power2 is one of ten charities to receive £50,000 as part of Ecclesiastical Insurance’s Movement for Good awards.

The awards, set up by specialist insurer Ecclesiastical, have seen a total of £1million given to charities across the UK this summer. 500 charities have already been awarded donations of £1,000 and now 10 charitable organisations will benefit from £50,000 grants.

News Type: 
Shared Topic Areas: 

Employment during the Coronavirus Pandemic for people with lived experience of disability and long term conditions survey

15 Oct 2020 - 14:08 by michelle.foster

The North West Disabled Peoples Stakeholder Group are a network recruited by the Governments Disability Unit and they would like to raise with the Disability Minister issues that are affecting disabled people in employment during the pandemic. Complete their short and confidential survey to give your views. 

Complete the survey here


News Type: 

Charity Fraud Awareness Week 2020

15 Oct 2020 - 14:05 by michelle.foster

charity fraud awareness week 2020Get involved in the Charity Commission’s campaign between 19 and 23 October to help keep your charity safe from fraud.

Like all sectors, charities can be susceptible to fraud and cybercrime. Those providing vital services and support to local communities during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic may be particularly vulnerable.

News Type: 
Shared Topic Areas: 

Help shape the final Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan now

14 Oct 2020 - 15:22 by michelle.foster

clean air gmYou can give your views on plans to reduce harmful air pollution on our local roads now. Greater Manchester is holding an eight-week long consultation on its Clean Air Plan proposals.
Government has instructed Greater Manchester to introduce a charging Clean Air Zone right across all ten local authority areas.

News Type: 
Shared Topic Areas: 

The Women’s Sector Resilience Fund

14 Oct 2020 - 14:18 by michelle.foster

smallwood trustThe Women’s Sector Resilience Fund has been created with the support of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport to safeguard the vital frontline jobs and support services of women’s organisations that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in England.

Aims of the grant funding:

News Type: 

The Volant Charitable Trust Covid-19 Response Fund

14 Oct 2020 - 14:16 by michelle.foster

volant charitable trustThe Volant Trust accepts applications from charities in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Applications for medical equipment and the production or distribution of PPE will also be considered.

News Type: 

Small Charities Challenge Fund

14 Oct 2020 - 14:14 by michelle.foster

uk aid directThe Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is a funding opportunity for small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations.

SCCF project grants of up to £50,000 are available for projects of up to two years, for UK-registered organisations working towards addressing the Global Goals to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalised.

News Type: 
Shared Topic Areas: 

GM Poverty Action Newsletter 14 October 2020

14 Oct 2020 - 14:10 by michelle.foster

gmpaThe latest GM Poverty Action newsletter features an article written by Barry Knight. The GM Living Wage Campaign shares two new podcasts and the GM Good Employment Charter announces new members. The newsletter also reports on End Child Poverty’s new research figures. There is an article about the Bond Board’s work helping those in the private rented sector and a short piece pulling together recent reports from a number of leading organisations.

News Type: 
Shared Topic Areas: