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#IWILL Fund 2019

6 Aug 2019 - 15:36 by michelle.foster

Community organisations across England can now apply for grants of up to £35,000 to help young people have a say in how community spaces are managed. The Fund is expected to make up to eight grants, available for one year. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to re-apply for up to two years' further funding, to build on their learning and focus on sustaining their impact. Coop Foundation

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What’s next for the VCSE sector in Greater Manchester? Have your say

6 Aug 2019 - 15:29 by michelle.foster

The VCSE Devolution Reference Group with support from colleagues at the GMCA have developed a VCSE Policy Position Paper which sets out a long term ambition for the VCSE sector in Greater Manchester. GM VCSE Devloution Reference Group

Share your views on the draft Paper. Does it describe a way forward that is meaningful for all VCSE organisations?

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The Prince's Trust – Get Into Technology programme

6 Aug 2019 - 15:26 by michelle.foster

This September, The Prince's Trust will be launching their Get Into Technology programme in Manchester - run in partnership with Amazon Web Services (part of their Re/Start initiative) and Generation. Prince's Trust

This free 12-week programme will provide training to young people aged 18 - 29 to become Cloud Operations Engineers, with a guaranteed interview with a tech employer at the end of the programme.

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HOME is looking for new trustees

6 Aug 2019 - 15:24 by michelle.foster

Since opening in 2015, HOME have welcomed over 2.9 million visits to their two theatres, five cinemas, art galleries, book shop and restaurants. HOME are now entering the next, exciting stage of their development, focused on embracing the stories and artists that come from and speak to all the corners of the city. HOME

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Community Business Crowdmatch Funding Available

6 Aug 2019 - 14:37 by michelle.foster

Are you a local group that wants to set up a community business? Do you run a community business with plans to expand? Then this could be the fund for you.

Crowdfunder and Power To Change have partnered to make your crowdfunding go further. Whatever you raise for your community business project, Power To Change will match 50% (up to £6,000). 

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 – Climate Emergency

6 Aug 2019 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

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?

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 - Climate emergency

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.

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People's Postcode Trust – round 2 2019 open for applications

2 Aug 2019 - 10:52 by michelle.foster

People's Postcode TrustPeople's Postcode Trust provides funding for projects in Great Britain for the following themes:
• Promoting human rights
• Combatting discrimination
• Poverty prevention

Funding is available for projects of up to 12 months in length ranging from £500 up to £20,000 in Scotland, England and Wales.

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