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People's Postcode Trust – Community Project Small Grants – deadline 19 August 2020

13 Aug 2020 - 14:23 by michelle.foster

people postdoe trust£500 to £20,000 funding for projects that focus on these themes:

  • Promoting human rights
  • Combatting discrimination
  • Preventing poverty

Grassroots organisations, local charities and non-profit community businesses that are seeking to effect positive change within their local area in England, Scotland and Wales are eligible to apply.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

spirit story 2020

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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The National Lottery Community Fund commits £1.4 million to a new partnership with Global Fund for Children

10 Aug 2020 - 13:10 by michelle.foster

national lottery community fundThe National Lottery Community Fund has announced that it is committing £1.4 million to a new partnership with Global Fund for Children.

The investment will support the co-creation and delivery of the Phoenix Fund, a new black and ethnic minority-led fund, that will support communities and BAME leadership practice in England.

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NCVO - Introduction to Trusted Charity Workshop

Do you want to strengthen governance, better manage risk, deliver better services for users, improve operating practices and better demonstrate outcomes in your charity? The Trusted Charity quality standards will help you achieve all of this and more. Find out more about the standards at our free introductory workshop.


20 October, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30

NCVO: Charity Trustee Induction and Refresher

This course will give an overview and understanding of charity governance, regulation and best practice. These sessions offer unique networking opportunities with other trustees and access to our knowledgeable expert trainers.

Session 1: Role and responsibilities of trustees | Tuesday 27 October 
Session 2: Achieving good governance | Thursday 29 October

By the end of the course you will:

27 October, 2020 - 10:00 to 29 October, 2020 - 12:45

Aviva Community Fund – Round 4 2020 open for applications

6 Aug 2020 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

aviva community fundEvery 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.

Aviva want to support forward-thinking causes that are helping push communities forward, so your submitted project must:

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