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Ubele fundraising support webinar for BAME community groups

29 October, 2020 - 16:00 to 17:00

The Ubele Initiative is hosting this Fundraising Support Webinar for BAME community groups to learn more about the Smallwood Trust and how to apply for support.

Introduction to the Smallwood Trust and mission
Introduction to the Women’s Sector Resilience Fund and its aims
Questions/discussion with attendees

For more information and to register click here

Lunch and Learn with Yellow Jigsaw: Getting to Grips with Canva

Canva: how non-designers can create professional, branded marketing material- Lunchtime webinar aimed at social entrepreneurs and changemakers.

Canva is a free and easy tool that enables anyone to boost their branding by creating professional social media graphics and marketing materials.

Join Kirsty from Yellow Jigsaw for this tour of the platform.

At the end of this workshop you will be able to:

4 November, 2020 - 11:00 to 13:00
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First 1,000 Days of a Child's Life in North Manchester

19 Oct 2020 - 09:33 by michelle.foster

The Our Manchester Programme Management Team are pleased to announce that the First 1000 Days Fund with grant allocations specifically for North Manchester is now open for applications. 

Funding is available for projects that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of children in North Manchester in their first 1,000 days of life (from conception to the age of two), as it is crucial to their long-term health and wellbeing.

To support women, fathers and families:

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GM Mental Wellbeing Small and Medium Grants

15 Oct 2020 - 14:22 by michelle.foster

fundingGMCVO, working in partnership with 10GM, have launched small and medium grants programmes to support adults from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester that may struggle to achieve high levels of mental wellbeing.

The communities we want to reach are:

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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.

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Community Centres, services and activities re-opened #2

In October we ran a very similar webinar to this and heard from two local groups who have re-opened some of their services and activities. There was space for attendees to share common successes, resources and learning as well as struggles and uncertainties. 

We listened to what you said was helpful and are now responding to the request to hold another of these sessions with this date in November.  

4 November, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00

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:

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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.

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