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Coronavirus – thoughts on the latest lifting of restrictions

19 Apr 2021 - 14:42 by stuart.vaughan

On 8 March the country began its journey out of Coronavirus lockdown restrictions towards a ‘new normal’ where society is back to something approaching the life we remember from 2019. Tentatively, restrictions are being lifted, and 8 March saw the first of these, with the resumption of education – with some continuing limitations such as use of face-masks, social distancing etc.

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Aviva Community Fund – Round 3 2021 open for applications

15 Apr 2021 - 15:56 by michelle.foster

aviva community fund logoEvery three months, £250,000 will be shared equally among Aviva’s UK employees to donate to the projects that matter to them most. Each charity can apply for funding of up to a maximum of £50,000 and Aviva employees will decide how the funding is distributed.

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The Global Majority Fund by Comic Relief

15 Apr 2021 - 15:53 by michelle.foster

funding imageThe Global Majority Fund is for organisations who work with communities facing racial inequality within the UK.

Muslim Charities Forum, Intermediary Partner to distribute the funds for Comic Relief, has opened the funding application process for small-medium organisations to apply for project or core costs for up to £10,000.

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New Café opportunity

15 Apr 2021 - 15:46 by michelle.foster

southway housing trust logoDo you want to run a brand new community café in a great location in Gorton?

New business opportunity for a local social / community enterprise, educational establishment, or charitable organisation to lease the kitchen and run a café for
residents and open to the public at Southway Housing Trust’s newly built Gorton Mill House development.

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The Fundraising Regular has updated their Coronavirus guidance

15 Apr 2021 - 15:39 by michelle.foster

fundraising regulator logoThe Fundraising Regulator has published updated guidance to support charitable fundraising organisations as they plan to resume public fundraising activities in line with the latest Government advice. Many charities are facing complex decisions, not only about their fundraising activity, but what that means for future income generation and the important work they do.

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The Big Lunch is back: 5-6 June 2021

15 Apr 2021 - 15:26 by michelle.foster

big lunch logoThe Big Lunch is the UK’s annual big date to celebrate and give thanks to our neighbours and communities. People meet, chat and have fun in their neighbourhoods, annually fundraising £8m for local causes they care about. The Big Lunch is your chance to celebrate community connections and get to know one another a little better. The big date is 5-6 June - join in online, on your doorstep, or over the fence. 

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Mobile Anatomy (Mobile-First Video) with Facebook

This Masterclass will inspire and guide you to leverage the creative opportunities of mobile-first video for your charity.

In March 2021 Media Trust and CharityComms launched the Covid Comms survey to understand the communications challenges charities are currently facing one year on from the Covid-19 crisis. The results highlighted that the biggest comms challenge for charities right now is producing digital content including films, vlogs and infographics (53%).

19 May, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:15
Online
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Macc Webinar: Introduction to Digital Fundraising

Fundraising is an essential part of every voluntary sector organisation’s daily activity.

As people’s activity shifts more and more into the digital world, fundraising activity needs to follow.

This new webinar, delivered by members of the capacity building team, will outline some basic principles of digital fundraising, linking it to digital marketing and how the two can work together to produce the best results for your organisation.

This is an introductory session and will introduce some tools which attendees can then explore further.

20 May, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:30
Online
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