All new first year student nurses (just over 300) at the University of Manchester will be studying neighbourhoods across Manchester, Stockport, Tameside and Trafford over the coming weeks. This is one of the first activities they will undertake before they ever go on a ward or work with community nurses.
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Grants of up to £400,000 are available to support small- and medium-sized charities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland helping people with multiple and complex needs who are experiencing homelessness.
Three or four large grants are available to give British charities the chance to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life.
The Dream Fund is providing a total of £3 million this year. Grants of between £500,000 and £1.5 million (an increase of £500,000) are available to deliver a project over a period of 24 months to 36 months.
Wren and Greyhound, a small consultancy firm in Scotland that supports non-profit organisations with organisational sustainability have developed a free guide to sustaining organisations and their impact.
NHS England is seeking your views on proposals to tackle the causes of preventable ill health in England. In launching the consultation NHS England has said: “We know that our health is shaped by the environment in which we live, the choices we make, and the services we receive. We need to take action on each of these”. The consultation on 14 October 2019.
The Manchester Sleepout is a challenge event so prepare to be challenged. It isn’t a festival. Hear powerful accounts of personal experience and insights into the Booth Centre’s work before trying to get some sleep outside in the grounds of the Manchester Cathedral; a place of importance for the Booth Centre as that was their first home when the Booth Centre was founded in 1995.
Onward Community Fund has been developed in alignment with Onward Homes Social Investment Themes and Key Business Priorities. Organisations are invited to submit a funding application if their project links into themes by addressing one or more of the following:
Applications are invited for grants to harness the creativity and capacity of the voluntary sector to improve outcomes for those living with FASD and their families, and to reduce the number of alcohol exposed pregnancies.
£473k is available for bids to commence in financial year 2020/21. The aim is for a smaller number of grants and therefore application via consortia where projects align are encouraged.
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Manchester Volunteer Advice Partnership need Receptionists, Advisors, Advice Support workers and Immigration Assistants for community advice organisations: Cheetham Hill Advice Centre, Manchester Mind, Centre Point, Manchester Refugee Support Network, Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit and Manchester City Council. Find out more at an information event on 26 September 2.30pm at Manchester Methodist Hall, Central Buildings Oldham Street, M1 1JQ.
The Association of Chairs have developed a rich library of resources through the Beacon Programme. Chairs and Vice Chairs of charities in England with an income under £1m can join the programme for free and access guides and toolkits online.
Subjects range from preparing for good board meetings to working one-to-one with trustees. The programme also includes workshops running in nine locations and webinars.