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Funding bulletin August 2019

1 Aug 2019 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

Information for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations. Macc

This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.

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Be Proud Awards 2019

26 Jul 2019 - 11:52 by michelle.foster

It’s time for the people of Manchester to nominate their community heroes for the annual awards that recognise their passion for making Manchester a better place.

The Be Proud Awards are the city’s annual celebration of the extraordinary volunteers and unsung local champions who help to make Manchester great.

Now it’s time for you to nominate the individuals and groups who make a real difference in your communities, with 12 different categories to choose from.

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The Henry Smith Charity – Holiday Grants programme

26 Jul 2019 - 11:49 by michelle.foster

The Holiday Grants programme provides grants for recreational trips and holidays for groups of children aged 13 and under in the UK who are disabled or disadvantaged. Henry Smith Charity

Schools, youth groups, not for profit organisations and charities are all eligible to apply.

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NHS Blood and Transplant Black, Asian and minority ethnic funding call

26 Jul 2019 - 11:47 by michelle.foster

NHS Blood and Transplant has launched a funding call to enable organisations to apply for funding to positively engage local communities in organ donation, address myths and barriers, and increase support for organ donation among black, Asian, mixed race and minority ethnic communities. NHS Blood and Transplant

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Introducing No.93 – Supporting health and wellbeing in North Manchester

26 Jul 2019 - 11:38 by michelle.foster

No.93 is your newly renovated Health and Wellbeing centre at the heart of Harpurhey!

No.93, formerly known as Harpurhey Wellbeing Centre, is located at 93 Church Lane, Harpurhey, M9 5BG, opened on 22 July. No.93 will host community activities, volunteer led groups and also has a room for exercise classes and creative arts space open to everyone including centre users, local groups and the wider community.

The new centre also has outdoor space where gardening clubs will take place.

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The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service: 2019 Awardees

25 Jul 2019 - 11:41 by michelle.foster

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

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Celebrating 100 years of Social Action

22 Jul 2019 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

A tale of two cities

Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.

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