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“Invest in a crucial sector or risk losing it”, say Manchester’s voluntary sector leaders

11 Sep 2020 - 09:00 by helen.walker

Leaders of Manchester-based charities have shared their experiences of the Covid-19 crisis and their thoughts for the future in a new report produced by Macc, Manchester’s local voluntary and community sector support organisation. 

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AB Charitable Trust – deadline 31 October 2020

10 Sep 2020 - 15:14 by michelle.foster

ab charitable trustUK-registered charities that work towards combating abuse and violations of human rights can apply for grants of up to £20,000. Applications are particularly welcomed from charities working to support migrants, refugees and asylum seekers; criminal justice and penal reform; human rights and access to justice.

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LGBT+ Futures: National Emergencies Trust Fund

10 Sep 2020 - 15:10 by michelle.foster

lgbt+ futures grants programmeA new £350,000 grants programme to support UK based LGBT+ non-profit groups, organisations and projects most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Organisations applying must have Objects in their constitution specifically outlining their support of LGBT+ communities and/or be clear in their public facing materials (e.g.

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Commonwealth Foundation – COVID-19: special grants call

10 Sep 2020 - 15:04 by michelle.foster

commonwealth foundationThe Foundation’s Grants Programme supports innovative project ideas and approaches that seek to strengthen the ability of civic voices to engage with governments to improve governance and development outcomes through their active participation.

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New Investment Fund for Social Enterprises, Charities and Community Businesses

10 Sep 2020 - 15:02 by michelle.foster

Has your company or organisation been negatively impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and been unable to access suitable or sufficient investment from existing support schemes such as the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), the Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) or SIB’s Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund?

Whether you address social needs, strengthen communities, improve people’s life chances, enhance culture or protect the environment – this opportunity is for you.

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New resources to help reassure students across GM about their return to the classroom

10 Sep 2020 - 14:52 by michelle.foster

gmhscpTo help support children and young people back to school the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSC Partnership) has worked with educational and clinical colleagues to create a series of resource packs to assist teachers to support students who may be understandably anxious.

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Report: Access to justice for women and girls during Covid-19 pandemic

10 Sep 2020 - 14:40 by michelle.foster

reportLeading women’s groups have recently published a short report on the numerous new problems women are facing in the criminal and family justice systems due to COVID, and have called on the Government to show curiosity and leadership to alleviate these, alongside resourcing and measures to keep children safe.

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