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Youth Covid-19 Support Fund

27 Jan 2021 - 15:50 by michelle.foster

gov.ukThe Youth Covid-19 Support Fund is provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and administered by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The fund will focus on enabling the struggling, but most impactful, youth organisations in England to continue operating, where they may have scaled back service provision or temporarily closed due to reductions in their income as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Free activities to help Greater Manchester residents through the winter

14 Jan 2021 - 11:05 by michelle.foster

greater momentsThere are now hundreds of free activities on offer to help older Greater Manchester residents through the winter, especially those living with dementia.

The activities will be provided through the Greater Moments app in partnership with Bright Copper Kettles CIC, an organisation who provides practical, evidence-based wellbeing activities within care homes.

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Manchester Social Prescribing Development Fund

8 Jan 2021 - 11:26 by michelle.foster

big life groupThe Big Life Group are excited to announce the launch of the Manchester Social Prescribing Development Fund.

The aim of the fund is to support new and established groups and organisations to build capacity and deliver projects to support social prescribing to people over the age of 18. The fund will support people in improving or help with managing their health and wellbeing.

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Local Connections Fund

7 Jan 2021 - 13:44 by michelle.foster

national lottery community fundThe Local Connections Fund is a new £4 million fund to help charities and community groups in England that are working to reduce loneliness by helping them build connections across their communities.

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and The National Lottery Community Fund are investing £2 million each.

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Achieving a fairer Greater Manchester is the focus of Inequalities Commission as new survey launches

7 Jan 2021 - 11:58 by michelle.foster

gmcaPeople across Greater Manchester are to be asked to help tackle inequality in the 10 boroughs as the city-region’s Independent Inequalities Commission launches an influential survey.

The drive to make Greater Manchester a more equal society will be informed by the new online survey designed to capture the views and experiences of residents across the city-region.

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