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Clothes for the cause – Fun free fundraiser

8 Feb 2019 - 10:13 by michelle.foster

Rally family and friends to de-clutter their wardrobes, fill their cars, meet at the designated drop off point and your clothes will be converted to cash.

• Clothing rally fundraiser…closet to cash
• Involve your supported to throw their own event
• A bright idea for your A to Z fundraising tool kit
• Free prize draw for every full sack donated
• Proven constant revenue stream for your good cause
• Step by step friendly advice

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Emotion-sensing technology to help young carers express social isolation through music

1 Feb 2019 - 10:51 by michelle.foster

A new project will use cutting-edge ‘emotion-sensing’ technology to explore feelings of loneliness and social isolation experienced by young carers – and help them create music to give voice to their feelings. 

Launching on Young Carers Awareness Day (31 January), Greater Manchester-based charity gaddum, and Manchester Metropolitan University, will develop and trial the new technology.

The technology is based around the connection between mood and music, aimed at tackling youth loneliness and isolation among young carers.

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Northmoor Community Association are looking for a Creative Volunteer

7 Dec 2018 - 11:27 by michelle.foster

Do you like Arts and Crafts?

Northmoor Community Association are looking for a creative volunteer who would want to run their Creative Crafty Friendship group.

You would need to be available on Tuesdays between 9.30am-11.30am to set up, organise and run the group (starting in January 2019).

Experience in being creative and crafty would be beneficial.

Northmoor Community Association will offer support, including travel expenses.

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Youth Music – apply by 7 December 2018

9 Nov 2018 - 10:01 by michelle.foster

Youth Music is a national charity investing in music-making projects for children and young people (aged 0-25) experiencing challenging circumstances. Youth Music Network

Funding is focused on supporting projects for children and young people who face barriers to music-making as a result of who they are, where they live, or the circumstances they’re facing.

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A consultation on Greater Manchester's Cultural Strategy

26 Oct 2018 - 10:48 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester will be the best place in the world to create, participate in and engage with culture and heritage. Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Greater Manchester is known around the world for its significant contribution to culture.

The proposals, outlined in this draft strategy will be to maintain and further develop the region’s cultural offer.

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50 for Free: Free stays in historic buildings for charities and non-profits

26 Oct 2018 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

50 for Free is back for its sixth year in a row. Once again, the Landmark Trust are offering 50 free, self-catering breaks in their amazing historic buildings to charities and non-profit organisations for their nominees in March 2019, absolutely free. That’s 50 short breaks in some of their most treasured Landmarks across England, Scotland and Wales going directly to those who most need a break. The Landmark Trust

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Nesta are calling for ideas from the UK’s cultural and creative community

5 Oct 2018 - 10:49 by michelle.foster

Nesta have launched Amplified, offering funding and support to develop digital ideas that improve the lives of others. nesta

Nesta are calling all cultural and creative organisations, not-for-profit or commercial, to come up with a digital idea that addresses a social challenge and produces a social benefit. Your idea can be local or global, as long as it has a real world benefit. Think hands-on results at street level, not clever comms campaigns.

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