All Sector News
The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has opened a new strand of the Reaching Communities Programme for England, which will invest an additional £75 million in rural and urban community-use buildings.
Voluntary and community organisations and town and parish councils may submit outline proposals for capital grants of between £100,000 and £500,000 towards projects with a total value of no more than £750,000.
The White Paper sets out the Government’s long-term vision for the future of public health in England. The aim is to create a ‘wellness’ service (Public Health England) and to strengthen both national and local leadership.
Manchester Multi-Agency Homeless Forum Rebuilding Lives Task Group are putting together information about services that will be available for the homeless during the Christmas new year holidays.
They would like to hear from organisations that are putting on any services. Information should be emailed to Steph Roth: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walk the Plank have been commissioned by Manchester City Council to produce Manchester Day Parade 2011 ‘A Voyage of Discovery’.
Manchester Day Parade 2011 will be held on Sunday 19 June 2011 in Manchester’s city centre.
Manchester Day is the city's biggest summer event. It is a day for both residents and visitors to come together and celebrate Manchester's unique creativity and diversity.
The Big Lottery Fund has launched a re-branded version of the People’s Millions Competition for 2011. The Jubilee People's Millions will give communities throughout the UK the opportunity to win local public support and share in £3.6 million of Lottery funding, marking the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.
The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has opened the new £100 million Transition Fund, which aims to help small and medium-sized charities in England weather the public spending cuts. Grants will be distributed via BIG's non-lottery funding arm, the Big Fund on behalf of the Office for Civil Society (OCS), Cabinet Office.
The Transition Fund will help civil society organisations that deliver high quality public services adapt to a different funding environment, during a period when they are at risk from reductions in taxpayer funded income.
Manchester City Council has launched a resident consultation on its 2011/12 budget. The consultation follows the recent Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) in which the government announced that local authorities will need to cut spending by more than a quarter over the next four years.
Manchester City Council have said they “will have a clearer year-by-year picture of our funding in December when we receive more details from the Government.”
The Children in Need funding programme is open to not-for-profit organisations working with disadvantaged children and young people 18 years and under in the UK.
There are two grant schemes: small grants of £10,000 or less per year for up to three years; and main grants over £10,000 per year for up to three years.
If your community group helps, or wants to help, people access the internet and improve their ICT skills, you could be eligible to receive 12 months' free broadband.
Silver surfers, after school and youth clubs, groups have benefitted from an award in the past and now even more people are being encouraged to get online.