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Residents invited to comment on new schools site

8 Sep 2010 - 09:24 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council is inviting North Manchester residents to share their views about plans to build two new academies.

The two new academies will be on land including the Blackley site of the current Creative and Media Academy (boys), formerly North Manchester High School for Boys.

Manchester Creative and Media Academies (two single sex academies) opened last year in the former premises of North Manchester High School for Boys in Blackley and North Manchester High School for Girls in Moston.

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Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards

7 Sep 2010 - 10:18 by michelle.foster

The Tesco Charity Trust Community Awards Scheme provides one-off donations of between £500 and £4,000 to local projects that support children and their education and welfare, elderly people and adults and children with disabilities.

There are two categories of Community Awards:
1. Grants to support children’s welfare and/or children’s educations (including special needs schools)
2. Grants to support elderly people and/or adults and children with disabilities

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The Percy Bilton Charity

7 Sep 2010 - 10:17 by michelle.foster


The Percy Bilton Charity offers grants to UK registered charities, whose primary objectives are to assist one or more of the following groups: disadvantaged and underprivileged young people (aged under 25); people with disabilities (including physical or learning disabilities or mental health problems); people aged over 60.

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Community Spaces

7 Sep 2010 - 10:17 by michelle.foster

Community Spaces is a £57.5 million open grants programme that is managed by Groundwork UK’s Open Grants Department and funded by the Big Lottery Fund. The programme helps community groups in England create or improve green, open spaces to enhance people’s quality of life.

Grants start at £10,000.

Community Spaces funding is based on an outcomes approach. This means that they are interested in how your project will make a difference in your area and to the people who use it.

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Connect Grants

2 Sep 2010 - 13:52 by michelle.foster

The Community Media Association and Arts Council England have come together to promote Connect, which will provide grants of up to £3000 to support partnerships in England that will establish collaboration between the arts and community media. The partnerships should include at least one member of the Community Media Association and one Arts Council Regularly Funded Organisation.

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The Skinners’ Company Lady Neville Charity

2 Sep 2010 - 13:51 by michelle.foster

The Skinners’ Company Lady Neville Charity was formally set up in 1978 following a bequest from Ralph Neville JP. Its aim is to provide grants that will make a clear and significant contribution to grassroots charitable organisations working in designated priority areas.

One-off grants of up to £1,000 are made to small registered charities and not-for-profit organisations. The priority areas are Disability, Local Heritage, Local Community and Performing & Visual Arts.

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