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The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants

1 Oct 2020 - 15:26 by michelle.foster

Not for profit organisations and private law firms working with vulnerable young migrants can apply for grants of up to £30,000. Grants will enable the organisation to undertake strategic legal work to benefit young migrants (under the age of 25) living in poverty who face significant disadvantage or discrimination in connection with their (or their parents') migration status. Average grant size is around £12,000.

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The Auto Trader Community Fund – deadline 16 October 2020

1 Oct 2020 - 15:11 by michelle.foster

auto trader community fundThe Auto Trader Community Fund welcomes applications from grassroots community groups based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester and is offering awards of up to £1,000. For this round the fund specifically want to support community groups in Greater Manchester whose core activity is aimed at supporting older people in the community.

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Develop your charitable organisation on the Pilotlight programme

1 Oct 2020 - 15:09 by michelle.foster

pilotlightHas Coviid-19 highlighted challenges or opportunities your charitable organisation wants to address? Do you need help to plan your strategic future?

The Pilotlight programme is looking for leaders of ambitious charities and social enterprises based in England and Wales who are open to change and challenge.

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Achieving and developing board diversity – an online panel discussion

26 November, 2020 - 18:00 to 19:30

There is growing awareness that a lack of focus on diversity and inclusion is contributing to marginalisation and social disadvantage. In the latest in a series exploring why and how to achieve a more diverse board Association of Chairs have assembled an expert panel to share different insights and reflections. This is your chance to hear the panellists explore different aspects of diversity, and to discuss the issues raised, in particular the role that Chairs and Vice Chairs can play.


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Funding bulletin October 2020

1 Oct 2020 - 09:04 by michelle.foster

maccInformation for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.

This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.

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Mental Wellbeing Grants Stage 3 launched

24 Sep 2020 - 15:46 by michelle.foster

GMCVO, working in partnership with 10GM, have launched the third stage of a grants programme 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 identified are:

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The Baring Foundation Strengthening Civil Society Programme

18 Sep 2020 - 15:18 by michelle.foster

the baring foundationThis fund supports legal action in all its forms – empowering, persuading, challenging – that seeks to protect vulnerable individuals and communities from the impact of Covid-19 and the response to the pandemic from public authorities, businesses, and communities.

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Get Grants - Meet the funder event

Get Grants will be joined by Groundwork to explore Comic Relief Community Grants with participants.

There has never been a greater need for fundraisers to get-together and share knowledge and experience.

Due to the popularity of our first virtual event, we have developed a full programme of virtual Meet the Funder events over the coming months.

Our next Meet the Funder event is with Michelle Brodie from Groundwork West Midlands to explore Comic Relief Community Grants with participants.

3 November, 2020 - 13:30 to 14:30