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Report published on how to build a more inclusive economy

26 Aug 2020 - 08:46 by michelle.foster

gmvcse leadership groupThe VCSE Leadership Group has published a discussion paper on 'Building Back Better' in Greater Manchester to create a more inclusive economy, together with the VCSE sector and the wider social economy.

The report provides a range of successful, practical ideas and live examples which are likely to produce a more inclusive, green and localised economy.

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Applications now open to become the next generation of Change Makers

24 Aug 2020 - 15:22 by michelle.foster

change makersHow does the current state of society make you feel? Is it fair? Do you feel represented? Do you see people who look like you, sound like you, at the highest levels of politics, business and education?

Do you want to make change but feel unsure how to? If you do, this free programme is for you.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

spirit story 2020

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Covid-19 peer support webinars for VCSE leaders

7 Aug 2020 - 14:44 by cheryl.mcalister

Institute for Voluntary Action Research are running peer support sessions that create space for VCSE leaders to relieve some of the stress and uncertainty they are facing, through advice and reassurance from their peers.

Who is this for?

Leaders of smaller VCSE organisations.

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Comic Relief – Change Makers

14 Jul 2020 - 09:27 by michelle.foster

comic reliefThis funding opportunity is about looking to the future and making a bigger change. Comic Relief are looking for organisations that will make a significant contribution to their sector – for example, whether that’s forging new ways of working in the wake of COVID-19, contributing evidence that will move things forward, cross-sector collaboration which recognises the way issues intersect, or advocacy and campaigning work.

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Online leadership programme for young people

3 Jul 2020 - 14:34 by michelle.foster

common purposeUK101 is a free, online programme that enables participants to become part of a more connected generation of future leaders with a clear vision for what their legacy will be.

This free, interactive, online programme, is open to all 18-25 year olds and offers participants the chance to develop their leadership skills using a model which has been co-created with 1,000 young people.

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Could Pilotlight help you navigate the way forward for your organisation?

2 Jul 2020 - 13:27 by michelle.foster

pilotlightIf you’re a leader of an ambitious charity or social enterprise based in mainland UK and experiencing either vast challenges and new opportunities in the current climate, one of Pilotlight’s programmes could help you. Applications are now open for three programmes that work in partnership with businesses, to help organisations solve a challenge or opportunity they’re currently facing.

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GM VCSE Leadership Group Statement

28 Apr 2020 - 11:36 by michelle.foster

GM VCSE Leadership GroupThe Greater Manchester VCSE Leadership Group have issued a statement relating to Covid-19 and the VCSE sector in Greater Manchester.

In addition it has also produced a COVID Response update/assessment document highlighting the action taken so far by the Leadership group on behalf of the sector during the current crisis, and the further steps it will be taking in the coming weeks and months.

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