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Bid Writing

Bid Writing is an essential skill when it comes to securing funding for your organisation. This webinar is ideal for staff or volunteers who are responsible for writing funding applications.

Participants must be from voluntary community or social enterprise organisations within the city of Manchester.

The 2 hour webinar will cover:

2 December, 2020 - 13:00 to 15:00
Online via Zoom
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Online peer support sessions for charity leaders

22 Oct 2020 - 14:34 by michelle.foster

ivarInstitute for Voluntary Action Research are running online peer support sessions for leaders of charities, community organisations and social enterprises. Over 300 people from across the UK have taken part so far. Their organisations are active in 17 fields including the arts, criminal justice, education, equality, infrastructure and migration.

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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

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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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