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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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OnSide Youth Zones are looking for a Trustee Treasurer

2 Aug 2019 - 10:45 by michelle.foster

On SideAre you interested in an exceptional opportunity to use your skills and experience at Board level to help OnSide to change the lives of thousands of young people all over the country?  “Somewhere to go, something to do, someone to talk to” is the strapline of OnSide Youth Zones; many young people have none of these and for them a Youth Zone can be life transforming.

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Volunteer with The Booth Centre team

2 Aug 2019 - 10:42 by michelle.foster

Booth CentreThe Booth Centre are looking for enthusiastic volunteers willing to support their services and activities. The Booth Centre is open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm and welcome people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Can you help out in any of these areas?
Admin support, preparing and serving breakfast and lunch, cleaning, decorating, gardening, arts, skills, sports

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Early Help Champions Meetings

2 Aug 2019 - 10:39 by michelle.foster

Early Help Champion meetings are an opportunity to share issues and solutions to Early Help challenges, these forums are a great opportunity to network with staff from a wide range of sectors. The meetings host regular guest speakers and are an invaluable source of information on other agencies who may be able to support families. To gain further information on venue and times and to book a place email the managers detailed below.

The dates for the meetings are:
North District
17.09.2019 2pm-4pm
08.11.2019 2pm-4pm
16.12.2019 2pm-4pm

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Refugee and immigrant stories wanted for new Manchester mural

2 Aug 2019 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

Manchester artist, Meha Hindocha, is currently completing an artist's residency at the Old Bank Residency which will take the form of a large scale mural produced for NOMA, celebrating Manchester's hidden stories. Like Manchester, this mural will be constantly moving, shifting, and changing as hoardings are applied around the exciting development of the NOMA neighbourhood. It is hoped that the mural will offer a fresh perspective of the history and development of our city.

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EY Foundation 2019 social enterprise accelerator is open for applications

2 Aug 2019 - 10:36 by michelle.foster

Accelerate is a 12-month programme run by the EY Foundation for social entrepreneurs under 30 and/or social enterprises focused on supporting young people into education, employment or enterprise. The programme is open to enterprises across London, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow and Edinburgh. EY Foundation

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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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