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Charity Digital: How to lower your digital carbon footprint webinar

More than four in five charities say they are concerned about the impacts of climate change, making it more critical that they take steps to address it, including lowering their carbon footprint. While recycling and taking public transport are familiar tactics for reducing emissions, the carbon footprint of digital technology, however, is often underestimated, despite being comparable to that of the aviation industry. 

15 August, 2024 - 13:00 to 14:00
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North West Community Energy Fund Round 3

10 Jul 2024 - 13:27 by michelle.foster

North West Net Zero Hub is administering our regional £2Million share of the Community Energy Fund (CEF) a £10Million grant programme open to community groups and eligible third sector organisations in England to develop projects from feasibility to commercialisation.

The funding will support eligible community groups to consider options, design schemes and overcome barriers to investment. It should be noted that it will not provide a grant for capital investment in the projects themselves.

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Announcement: Macc has successfully secured Manchester City Council’s contract to provide infrastructure support to the city's voluntary, community, and social enterprise sector

1 Jul 2024 - 15:32 by michelle.foster

Macc is delighted to announce that, following an open tender process, we have once again been successful in securing the contract with Manchester City Council to deliver infrastructure support to the city's voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) sector. This work enables us to support charities, community groups (including the community work done by faith organisations), voluntary groups, and social enterprises to be healthy, sustainable, well-run and above all, impactful for our communities.

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Greater Manchester Green Spaces Fund Round Five

26 Jun 2024 - 14:11 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester Environment Fund (GMEF) is accepting applications from charities and other not-for-profit organisations across Greater Manchester for Round Five of the Greater Manchester Green Spaces Fund.

Grants of between £2,000 and £40,000 are available for local organisations to create or improve green spaces, including but not limited to:

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Environment, Climate Change and Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee - May, 2024

31 May 2024 - 15:56 by josephine.mcmeeking

By Zara Hakobyan 

The Environment, Climate Change and Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Committee convened for its first meeting of 2024 on May 23rd. Chaired by Councillor Shilton Godwin, the agenda featured two items: Item 1, which comprised the Manchester City Council's Climate Change Programme, Climate Change Action Plan Work Programme 2024-25 and Climate Change Action Plan 2025-30 Development for discussion in public, as well as the Item 2, a forthcoming council work review to be looked at after the public recording is closed. 

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VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme

23 May 2024 - 13:08 by michelle.foster

The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme will help voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (VCSEs) across England to deliver more efficient services for people and communities by saving money on their energy bills.

The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme is offering Independent Energy Assessments to help identify energy-saving opportunities in your building. The programme also offers Capital Grants to implement measures recommended in your assessment.

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Recycle for Greater Manchester Community Fund

4 Apr 2024 - 13:57 by michelle.foster

The Recycle for Greater Manchester Community Fund (2024 – 2025) is a joint Recycle for Greater Manchester and SUEZ initiative to support the Greater Manchester Community and Voluntary Sector to deliver projects which prevent, reuse or recycle household waste, promote sustainable use of waste and resources and generate wider social benefits for the community of Greater Manchester.

A total of £220,000 grant funding is available for distribution in two grant sizes.

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