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Developing work with BAME organisations and leaders

23 Oct 2019 - 10:41 by michelle.foster

As part of their work on the Our Manchester Voluntary and Community Sector grant programme, The Programme Team, want to develop their approaches, relationships and work with Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) voluntary and community organisations and leaders across the city.

The Programme Team will be doing some focussed engagement over the coming months, running sessions and/or visiting organisations, groups and individuals to build on the conversations and generate ideas that they aim to take forward with your support.

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First 1,000 Days – Supporting families and children to start well Fund 2020–2022

21 Oct 2019 - 15:26 by michelle.foster

Funding is available for projects that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of children in their first 1,000 days of life (from conception to the age of two), as it is crucial to their long-term health and wellbeing.

To support women, fathers and families:

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Hill Dickinson Foundation

18 Oct 2019 - 11:06 by michelle.foster

Hill DickinsonThe Hill Dickinson Foundation is a fund administered and managed by the Community Foundation for Merseyside. Hill Dickinson is an international law firm which has been headquartered in Liverpool for over 200 years.

The Hill Dickinson Foundation aims to make a positive contribution to the communities in which the firm operates by supporting local grassroots organisations and projects.

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North West Young Peoples Development Trust are inviting applications from North West organisations helping disadvantaged young people

18 Oct 2019 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

North West Young Peoples Development Trust (NWYPDT) are looking to give grants to organisations that help disadvantaged young people in the North West of England to overcome barriers which may otherwise prevent them from achieving their potential.

NWYPDT is an independent trust, which provides grant support to organisations for projects, activities and equipment. NWYPDT do not specify a minimum or maximum amount that they will fund, however most grants will be between £1,000 and £15,000.

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5 Key Ideas in Health and Social Care - you need to know to write funding applications

This workshop will explore the ideas that commissioners and grant makers are looking for in funding health and social care services and may well improve your chances of being funded.

11 December, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

People Powered Community of Practice – for Bury groups

5 November, 2019 - 15:00 to 20:00

Are you passionate about…?
Local people’s voices being heard, especially those who are most marginalised
Creating thriving communities
Making new connections
Collaborating with others to make a difference
Communities getting to participate and engage in decision-making
…then join the People Powered Community of Practice

Choose from two sessions running 3-5pm or 6-8pm and stay/arrive early for a free buffet 5-6pm for people from both sessions to connect with one another.

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Primary Care Networks: Introduction & How to Get Involved (Webinar for VCSE Organisations)

31 October, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00

The Public Participation and Voluntary Partnerships teams at NHS England / NHS Improvement, along with National Voices, are co-hosting a webinar for VCSE organisations, including Health and Wellbeing Alliance members and others, to introduce and explain Primary Care Networks (PCNs) and discuss how to get involved, including providing support under the ‘prospectus’.

Business Planning

A business plan helps you think through all aspects of your organisation and plan for the future. It helps you get an overview of your organisation, and is a useful tool for presenting yourself to funders and supporters.

Delivered by members of the Macc capacity building team who have over 10 years experience of supporting and working within the voluntary sector this workshop is aimed at VCSE organisations, based within the city of Manchester who are new to business planning or looking to refresh their existing plans.

The workshop will cover

5 December, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Basic Book-keeping

Introductory level workshop – this workshop is aimed at members of voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations who are new to finance.

Learn how to record income and expenditure for your small charity or community group so that you can produce regular financial reports for your committee and produce simple accounts for the financial year.

By the end of the session you will:

4 December, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Bid Writing

Bid Writing is an essential skill when it comes to securing funding for your organisation.

This new workshop delivered by a member of the capacity building team at Macc is ideal for any staff or volunteers who are responsible for writing funding applications.

Participants must be from voluntary community or social enterprise organisations within the city of Manchester.

This 3 hour workshop will cover the following:

28 November, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW