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The 2020 National Lottery Awards

6 Aug 2020 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

national lottery awardsNominations for the 2020 National Lottery Awards are now open.

The National Lottery Awards celebrate the ordinary people who do extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding.

This year, for the first time, the Awards will, honour individuals who have made an extraordinary impact in their community especially those who have adapted during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

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2021 GSK IMPACT Awards open for health charities

6 Aug 2020 - 13:42 by michelle.foster

gsk impact awardsThe GSK IMPACT Awards are an annual programme, funded by GSK as part of the company’s commitment to promote community health and wellbeing.

The GSK IMPACT Awards recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing.

Up to ten winners will receive £30,000, with one overall winner receiving £40,000

Up to ten runners-up will receive £3,000

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Inspiring Change Manchester is recruiting for a new co-chair of the GM-THINK Steering Group

6 Aug 2020 - 12:11 by michelle.foster

inspiring change manchesterGM-THINK is a database that has been designed to try and improve the experiences for people facing multiple disadvantage by helping services to work together and share individual’s information in a quick and safe way.

This role will run from September 2020 – June 2022 and provides a great opportunity to get involved in systems change for people facing multiple disadvantage.

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Funding bulletin August 2020

31 Jul 2020 - 14:55 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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Lloyds Bank Foundation COVID Recovery Fund

30 Jul 2020 - 15:16 by michelle.foster

lloyds bank foundationAt 10am on 3 August Lloyds Bank Foundation are launching £7.4 million COVID funding aimed at supporting charities to recover beyond the immediate crisis.

The COVID Recovery Fund will offer around 140 charities a two-year unrestricted grant of £50,000 alongside a Development Partner to help charities navigate a tumultuous future.

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The Fat Beehive Foundation launched to provide digital grants to small charities

30 Jul 2020 - 15:13 by michelle.foster

fat beehive foundationA new charity, The Fat Beehive Foundation, has launched to support and amplify the work of small charities providing much needed services.

The charity will provide grants of up to £2,500 to help small charities build websites and digital products which will enhance their work and consequently provide social good.

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Community Matters Factsheets on planning to reopen

30 Jul 2020 - 15:08 by michelle.foster

Community Matters have produced a series of 4 helpsheets to support organisations decision making about reopening.

Ensuring your organisation is Covid Secure – Things you will have to consider or change to be become Covid Secure before reopening

Flowchart to aid reopening decision making

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ICSA releases new guide for trustees about reopening safely

30 Jul 2020 - 15:07 by michelle.foster

Trustees will need to strike a balance between carrying out their charity’s purpose and safeguarding people as they reopen, the Chartered Governance Institute (ICSA) has said. ICSA has issued the advice as part of new guidance for charity trustees on how to reopen safely. The guidance outlines a series of practical steps and questions trustees will need to address while planning for the resume of their charity’s activities as lockdown is eased.

To read the guidance click here

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New digital skills training programmes open for candidate applications

30 Jul 2020 - 15:00 by michelle.foster

gmcaResidents from across Greater Manchester are invited to apply for fully funded training programmes designed to help individuals gain digital employment with companies in the city-region.

The free training programmes, which have been funded as part of the Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund to create inclusive opportunities into digital employment, are now open for candidate applications.

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