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Round 2 of Supporting Ageing in Place is now open

23 Jun 2021 - 14:37 by michelle.foster

ambtion for ageingDo you have an idea for a community project for older people?

We are looking to fund groups and organisations working with communities to deliver projects in specific neighbourhoods across Greater Manchester. You might want to buy more equipment, improve your venue, run an activity or hold an event for older people.

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One GM Community Fund

23 Jun 2021 - 14:33 by michelle.foster

fundingThe One GM Community Fund is a partnership between the Greater Manchester’s Mayor’s Charity and Forever Manchester, distributing money generously raised by the Greater Manchester community to support those most affected by the Covid crisis across the area.

The One GM Community Fund is offering awards of up to £1,000.

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Black and Minoritised Women's Fund – first round

23 Jun 2021 - 14:30 by michelle.foster

womens resource centreIn this first round, eligible organisations can apply for a £5,000 grant to help them support Black and minoritised women and girls, dealing with the impact of Covid-19.

Women's Resource Centre are really keen to fund small organisations that have limited access to funds and without funding core costs may consider reducing services or closing.

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Grants of up to £5,000 available to support bike libraries in Greater Manchester

23 Jun 2021 - 14:29 by michelle.foster

tfgmA bike library is a simple concept. It’s a location where people can go to borrow a bike for free. Access to a bike is an issue in Greater Manchester (GM) with up to 75% of households not having one available. Therefore, even with the high-quality infrastructure being installed in many areas, if individuals do not have the ability to try it, maximum usage will not be achieved.

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Important information for VCSE organisations who deliver health and social care services in GM

23 Jun 2021 - 14:24 by michelle.foster

gov.ukThe government has announced changes to the Health and Care bill that will change the way that Health and Care services in the UK are funded. If your organisation delivers Health and Social Care services and activities that are funded by a GM Clinical Commissioning Group or other H&SC body it is recommended that you take time to understand these changes so you can anticipate how you may need to adapt.

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People in Greater Manchester asked for views on tackling Gender-Based Violence

23 Jun 2021 - 14:22 by michelle.foster

gmcaThe Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has launched a public consultation to gain a wide range of views on proposals developed to tackle gender-based violence in the city-region, ranging from how men and boys treat women and girls to strengthening services for victims and survivors.

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Implementing the Greater Manchester Social Value Framework

23 Jun 2021 - 14:20 by michelle.foster

gm social value networkThe Greater Manchester Social Value Network (GMSVN) Steering group have worked with the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) to create a short survey about the GMCA framework. The GMSVN would really appreciate your views by answering three questions about the GMCA framework and how Greater Manchester organisations are contributing to it.

The survey will close on the 19 July 2021

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GM Poverty Action newsletter 23 June 2021

23 Jun 2021 - 14:16 by michelle.foster

gm poverty actionIn the latest GM Poverty Action newsletter they have a report on Salford City Council’s updated anti-poverty strategy and they share information about the launch of the guide for local authority implementation of the Socio-Economic Duty in England.

Writing about the services available, Manchester Credit Union presents their payroll benefit and Trafford Housing Trust their employment and skills opportunities.

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