Co-production of ageing research does not solely relate to engaging with older people as co-researchers. Transdisciplinary co-production can be used to co-produce knowledge through the combination of perspectives from a variety of stakeholders, including policy-makers, community members, and academics. By identifying and bringing together a range of stakeholders in any given research project, co-production methods can be utilised to better understand the changing needs of age-friendly cities.
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Pilotlight are opening a new programme of support for charities in England and Wales coming out of the pandemic. Pilotlight are offering free, patient support for charity leaders, putting together teams of business experts to help them over the course of a year.
The Loneliness Engagement Fund provides small grants between £15,000 and £50,000 to organisations who can engage with target groups at high risk of loneliness. The fund will give out up to £260,000 of grants in total.
Action Together are recruiting a Community Development Worker to develop asset based community development approaches with local people, VCFS groups and partners that provide solutions to locally identified priorities and ultimately improve the health and wellbeing of local people.
The Community Development Worker will:
A webinar specifically for VCSE groups within the city of Manchester looking at what structure is best suited for them.
- Are you thinking of setting up a voluntary and community organisation?
- Are you thinking about changing the structure that you currently have?
This webinar offers the opportunity to double check that the structure you are considering or have is really correct for the type of activities / funding sources / organisation you want to be and will take you through the steps you need to take to adopt a suitable structure.
According to the 2021 Charity Digital Skills Report, charities consider digital fundraising to be one of the five skills they struggle with the most. This year’s #BeMoreDigital Fundraising Day will be focusing on skill-building. The event will provide practical sessions to help charities overcome their fundraising challenges and equip them with the skills they need to fundraise digitally.
The Faith New Deal Pilot Fund is a new, competitive grant programme to help support faith-based organisations to use their resources effectively within their community and to build trust between national government, local government and faith groups.
Applications for £10,000 grants are open. These grants are to help Black and minoritised women’s organisations, led-by-and-for women, which have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, to support women and girls, dealing with the impact of Covid-19.
GMCVO, with funding from GMCA, have launched a grants programme to support Greater Manchester residents who are at higher risk of lasting health, social and financial impacts from the Covid-19 pandemic and are less likely to engage with mainstream communications approaches.
LGBT Foundation and George House Trust have announced the Greater Manchester LGBTQ+ Community Fund, a new initiative that will inspire action and encourage inclusion across Greater Manchester, benefiting LGBTQ+ people and communities.