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IoF - Corporate Fundraising (Management Level)

Time: Day 1
09.00 Registration and coffee
09:15 Course start
17:00 Course finish

Day 2
09.00 Registration and coffee
09:15 Course start
16:30 Course finish

This two day course gives participants the understanding, knowledge and tools to create an effective strategy for corporate fundraising (CFR) and to develop and manage complex corporate partnerships.

Who should attend:

15 October, 2019 - 09:00 to 16 October, 2019 - 16:30
LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF

The DWF Foundation – apply by 31 July 2019

5 Jul 2019 - 11:09 by michelle.foster

The DWF Foundation has one purpose: providing funds, resources and support to help local communities achieve their full potential. The DWF Foundation supports registered charities with an impact in one or more of the following areas: Homelessness; Health and Wellbeing; Employability; and Education. DWF Foundation

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Essentials of Project Management

My Small Jobs (UK) in partnership with Macc are pleased to offer this half day taster training session to introduce the essentials of project management.

The session is designed for Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise sector organisations and packed with practical examples and demonstrations of essential project management skills.

Who is it for?

This course is open to any volunteers or staff from VCSE organisations within the city of Manchester who:

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

*New Workshop - 5 Key Ideas in Health and Social Care Commissioning

This 1-day workshop will help you to understand 5 of the most important ideas in providing high quality health and social care services, some of which you are probably already doing. As well as being good ideas, they are the ideas that commissioners and grant-makers are looking for in funding health and social care services and may improve your chances of being funded.

The workshop will begin with some scene setting about what’s happening in Manchester and GM and then cover the following ideas:

24 September, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
Macc, Ground Floor Meeting Room, Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW
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Building a Case for Support Training - Institute of Fundraising

This engaging course is designed to help you to evaluate the key component parts of the case for support and assist you to develop this into a powerful fundraising message enabling donors to feel compelled to give. At the heart of every letter you send, every annual statement you print, and any speech you make is your Case for Support, which must answer the critical question, “Why should I support your cause?” Yet many organisations’ case statements leave prospects and donors thinking, “so what?”

21 October, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00
LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF

Developing an Effective Board

Do your trustees work well together?
Are you able to deal with conflict effectively?

As Chair, your role includes enabling your board to work well together and supporting your trustees to resolve any conflict.  This might mean having difficult conversations with one or more of your trustees to confront problematic behaviours.

17 October, 2019 - 13:30 to 17:15
St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester, M12 6FZ

ESF Community Grants – Greater Manchester 2019-2021

14 Jun 2019 - 11:14 by michelle.foster

Over the next two years, the ESF Community grant programme will help thousands of people who face additional barriers in the workplace to improve their employability and gain permanent employment. WEA

The WEA will distribute small grants of up to £20,000 across Greater Manchester to eligible organisations in the VCSE sector between June 2019 and May 2021.

The funding can help ALL who are out of work but especially those that:

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UKFast's Annual Community and Education Awards 2019

14 Jun 2019 - 10:51 by michelle.foster

UKFast's Community and Education Awards is back in 2019 after a hugely successful inaugural awards ceremony last year. UK FAST

The Community and Education Awards were created to award the unsung heroes, who despite adversity, go above and beyond in their community or within education to positively shape those around them.

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Free Mental Health for small workplaces

17 May 2019 - 11:53 by cheryl.mcalister

Mental Health at Work

Small and medium organisations account for 99% of the businesses in the UK. But research shows that, when it comes to mental health, they often fall behind larger organisations.

We know that there are unique challenges, as well as unique opportunities, that come with working in smaller businesses. We’ve put together a collection of resources designed to help, focused on Mind’s new, free and quick eLearning, Mental Health for Small Workplaces.

Mental Health for Small Workplaces is made up of three modules:

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