The Baobab Foundation has been newly created as a mechanism to secure long-term funding for black and ethnic communities and for those organisations that support them. It has been set up both as a response to the impact of Covid-19 and the murder last year of George Floyd.
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A brief description of The Circus House
The Circus House CIC is nearly 10 years young! They are a social circus in central Manchester. They are passionate about using circus as a tool to build resilient members of communities. From youth circus sessions, including performing in shows and going on trips, to adult weekly fitness circus or therapeutic circus sessions. They pride themselves on having compassionate teachers and a welcoming community.
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The Volant Trust accepts applications from charities in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Applications for medical equipment and the production or distribution of PPE will also be considered.
GMCVO’s Emergency Investment fund is aimed at Social Enterprises, Charities and Community Businesses who are in urgent need of capital caused by Covid-19. This Emergency Investment Fund helps organisations by providing loans ranging from £50,000 to £250,000. There is a repayment and interest free period of up to 2 years at the start of the investment and then a 3 year repayment period.
Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) at the University of Manchester has launched a survey to help understand the realities facing ethnic and religious minorities during the Covid-19 pandemic. It will be the first and largest of its kind in Britain and it has the potential to inspire change in society - not just during pandemic-era Britain, but beyond.
The Runnymede Trust in collaboration with the University of Manchester have just released a new report addressing the possible causes of Covid-19 ethnic disparity. The report finds that the greater risks facing racially diverse groups are not genetic, but instead are likely the result of pre-existing social and economic inequalities.
Social investment is the use of different forms of finance to help community groups, charities and social enterprises (including new organisations) achieve a social purpose.
Connecting the Dots is a network to link refugees and people seeking asylum to online creative opportunities, mental health services, local events and activities.
Online you can find activities and services related to: mental health, creative, fitness, food, social, life skills and multi-lingual leaflets.
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