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Whalley Range U Decide 2011

13 Jan 2011 - 16:30 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council have money to invest in the Whalley Range area to support projects that will benefit the local community.

Only one application per group can be submitted, with a maximum value of £1,200per application. All project ideas must benefit the Whalley Range Ward. Projects will be voted on by Whalley Range Ward residents at the “U Decide Event” on Thursday 17 March at 6.00pm at the British Muslim Heritage Centre, College Road. Whalley Range Residents are encourage to come along and vote.

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National Lottery Awards 2011

13 Jan 2011 - 16:29 by michelle.foster

The National Lottery Awards are an annual search to find the UK's favourite Lottery-funded projects. The awards recognise the difference these projects have made to people, places and communities across the UK and celebrate the talent, hard work and dedication of those involved in their running.

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Volunteer Day in Platt Fields

12 Jan 2011 - 16:24 by michelle.foster

Date & Time: Sunday 16 January 2011, 13:00 – 16:00
Venue: Lakeside Centre, Platt Fields, Manchester

This month (weather permitting) the group will be:
• rebuilding the fence in veg patch with cut willow and wire
• cementing the brick cold frames in back yard at the Lakeside Centre
• repainting yellow arrows and green posts for peace Mile
• planting out garlic and starting seeds for the Dig for Victory Garden
• planting out gooseberry and currant bushes in Fruit Garden

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The Giving Green Paper, Consultation & Manchester Community Central Briefing Note

10 Jan 2011 - 14:05 by michelle.foster

The Cabinet Office has published the Government's initial ideas for building a stronger culture of giving time and money. The ideas aim to start a national debate on our society’s attitudes to giving.

To read the Manchester Community Central Briefing Note on the Giving Green Paper click here.

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The Co-operative Membership Community Fund

7 Jan 2011 - 10:19 by michelle.foster

The Co-operative Membership Community Fund awards grants between £100 and £2,000 to local groups for community projects all year round. Community groups, self help groups, voluntary groups and community charities (or local branches of national charities) are all eligible to apply.

To be successful groups must carry out positive work in the community and projects must address a community issue, provide a good long-term benefit to the community, support co-operative values and principles and ideally be innovative in its approach.

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Reaching Communities

7 Jan 2011 - 10:19 by michelle.foster

The Big Lottery Fund's Reaching Communities Programme has a new pot of £75m now available for extending and refurbishing buildings for use by the community.

Community groups can apply for grants between £100,000 and £500,000 to improve or replace buildings where a wide range of community activities take place.

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The Woodward Charitable Trust

7 Jan 2011 - 10:18 by michelle.foster

The Woodward Charitable Trust, which is one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts, is inviting applications from UK registered charities working with or in the areas of:
• social and ethnic minority groups
• prisoners and ex-offenders
• homelessness
• violence and abuse
• arts outreach
• disability
• the environment

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Grow the Game

5 Jan 2011 - 13:58 by michelle.foster

Grow the Game provides funding for projects that use football to increase participation by both players and volunteers. This is done by supporting the costs associated with providing new activity.

Applications are welcomed from organisations that are 'not for profit' and planning to set up two new football teams over the next two years, individuals or educational establishments will not be funded.

Organisations must have a signed constitution, child protection policy, equal opportunities policy and income/expenditure records.

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Community Learning Champions

23 Dec 2010 - 11:34 by cheryl.mcalister

WANTED.........................ORDINARY HEROES

Manchester First is looking for people to do extraordinary things in the Cheetham /Crumpsall & Miles Platting / Newton Heath areas.

We want to work with enthusiastic people from these area who can help their friends and family, neighbours and workmates to share the excitement for learning

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Football Foundation - Grow the Game funding

23 Dec 2010 - 11:12 by cheryl.mcalister

What is the scheme?
Grow the Game provides funding for projects that use football to: 

  • increase participation by both players and volunteers.

This is done by supporting the costs associated with providing new activity.

Grow the Game is an extremely popular scheme and the assessment process is competitive, therefore we strongly recommend that before making an application you contact your local County Football Association's Development Manager to discuss your project.

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