As you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.
All Older People
The Our Manchester Funds Programme Management Team would like to thank everyone who provided comments as part of the consultation on the Older Peoples Fund – either through the on-line survey, public events or through other channels.
Can you connect art, ageing and place? What does being an older artist in todays society mean to you?
The Whitworth is looking for an older (50+) artist from any discipline to help us to rethink the position of older artists in our society and shape our organizational approach to working with older emerging artists.
The Lancaster Playwriting Prize is an initiative arising out of the cultural partnership between Lancaster University and The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster; it is supported by Lucy Briers. The Prize aims to discover new voices from a diverse range of backgrounds; each year, it has different entry criteria in order to reach underserved playwrights.
As you may already know, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC) in partnership with Manchester City Council (MCC) are launching a Population Health Fund which is split into an Older People’s Fund and a Fund for the First 1000 Days of a Child’s Life.
The North Manchester Over 50’s into Employment Pilot is a test and learn project to deliver a bespoke service to support over 50’s residents who have been long term unemployed to enable them to move closer to the labour market or into employment.
The geographical focus is North Manchester with a specific focus on Miles Platting/Newton Heath Ward.
Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?
We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups.
Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.
The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has issued the second round of his Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods Challenge to make Greater Manchester the best place in the UK to grow older.
Through this challenge it will find practical examples of what age-friendly really means and share best practice across the city region.