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Greater Manchester BAME Network meet the funder webinar

19 January, 2021 - 15:00 to 16:00

GM BAME Network and GMCVO have launched another round of grants. The grants are for small GM BAME led VCSE organisations affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in order to respond to the needs of BAME communities.

Grants are available for GM BAME led VCSE organisations to focus on emergency needs within BAME communities. The grants will fund new activities and services as well as the additional costs of adapting existing services due to Covid-19. The grants will also help counter the loss of fundraising income directly caused by the pandemic. 

Emergency Grants for GM BAME Communities - Small Grants

22 Dec 2020 - 15:34 by michelle.foster

fundingGrants of £1,000 - £5,000 to fund small BAME led VCSE organisations to respond to the needs of their communities during the Covid-19 pandemic. Activities must be expected to end by 30 September 2021.

These grants can fund a number of different things:

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Windrush Community Fund

18 Dec 2020 - 09:27 by michelle.foster

fundingThe Windrush Community Fund is up to £500,000 of financial support available to charity, community or grassroots organisations across the UK to fund projects which raise awareness of the Windrush Scheme (documentation), the Windrush Compensation Scheme or both.

This support is available to fund activities across the UK. Awards will range from a minimum of £2,500 to a maximum of £25,000.

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Never More Needed

16 Dec 2020 - 10:57 by Mike Wild

It’s an old question: “have you ever wondered what it would be like if….?” (Bit of a cliché in fact, but go with me, it’s the end of a long difficult year...)

On the day I’m writing this, we’re asking that question about the work of local charities, community groups, faith groups, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Have you ever wondered what it would be like if they just weren’t there?

BUD – Lead Positive Change

4 Dec 2020 - 09:29 by michelle.foster

lead positive changeDo you have an idea for a project/enterprise that will bring positive change?

Businesses Under Development (BUD) are delighted to offer a limited number of places for our signature 8-week online programme called Lead Positive Change. BUD are working alongside Ubele to empower BAME community members and provide the tools you need to launch your ideas.

Starting mid-Jan, the programme includes:

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Emergency grants for GM BAME Communities – micro grants round two

25 Nov 2020 - 15:48 by michelle.foster

fundingGM BAME Network and GMCVO have launched a second round of their micro grants. The grants are for small GM BAME led VCSE organisations affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in order to respond to the needs of BAME communities.

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Mali Enterprising Leaders England Programme

25 Nov 2020 - 15:46 by michelle.foster

maliThe Mali Enterprise Leaders (MEL) England Programme is a capacity support and development programme targeted to the needs of micro and small Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) led voluntary and community organisations who have been impacted on negatively by the pandemic.

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Bursary available for BAME Fundraisers and Charity Leaders

25 Nov 2020 - 15:34 by michelle.foster

fsiThe FSI have a small number of bursary places to support applicants who are from groups under-represented to access their SQA-accredited qualification in Fundraising Practice (Equivalent to QCF Level 3).

To be eligible to receive the bursary you must be a member of the FSI and your charity must have an annual income (as shown in your most recent annual accounts) of less than £250,000. You can register to become a member for free.

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Ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK: GOV.UK call for evidence

19 Nov 2020 - 15:23 by michelle.foster

researchCHARM (Communities For Holistic Accessible Rights-based Mental Health) have been asked by the government to review ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK, focusing on the following 4 areas: education employment and enterprise health crime and policing.

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Take part in a new research project exploring ethnic minority older people’s experiences of racism and discrimination and life during the Covid-19 pandemic

12 Nov 2020 - 14:13 by michelle.foster

researchAre you from an ethnic minority background? 
Are you aged 65 years or older?   

Then The University of Manchester want to speak to you about your life experiences of racism and discrimination and how these have affected your life. The University also want to hear what life has been like for you during the Covid-19 pandemic and recent Black Lives Matter movement and protests in the UK.  

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