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National Lottery Community Fund emergency COVID-19 funding in England

26 May 2020 - 13:54 by michelle.foster

national lottery community fundThe National Lottery Community Fund have launched a £200m fund aimed primarily at small to medium organisations in England. The fund is part of the Government’s £750m financial support package for charities and social enterprises announced by Government on April 8.

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10GM Webinar: Awards for All and Reaching Communities

This workshop will focus on the Awards For All and Reaching Communities grants and the new priories as a result of Covid-19. The Awards for All grant is for smaller organisations and grants are for between £300 and £10,000. The Reaching Communities grant is for between £10k to £1000. The session will go through the funding criteria and the application form looking at how you can maximise your chances of getting this grant. Somebody from The National Lottery will be there to answer your questions.

2 June, 2020 - 10:00 to 11:30
Online - Zoom

Manchester Arena attack third anniversary

22 May 2020 - 09:05 by michelle.foster

Today marks the third anniversary of the Manchester terror attack, in which 22 people lost their lives and many others were left badly affected.

Owing to coronavirus-related restrictions, people are being encouraged not to gather together to mark the anniversary or leave tributes, but to mark it online or at home.

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Independent Mental Health Network

21 May 2020 - 15:40 by michelle.foster

imhnIndependent Mental Health Network (IMHN) is a membership-led organisation that represents a diverse community of past, current and future users of mental health services, as well as those with lived experience of mental health. By working together, IMHN can be a force for positive change in the way that mental health is treated, perceived, and recognised.

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Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan Update

21 May 2020 - 15:38 by michelle.foster

GMCAGreater Manchester is calling on Government to support its plans to ‘build back better’ and help to tackle air pollution as the city-region sets out ambitions for a green economic recovery.

The coronavirus pandemic has seen air pollution levels drop by 30% and road traffic volumes fall by as much as 52% across Greater Manchester as a result of the lockdown – and at the same time cycling journeys have increased by 42%.

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GM BAME Network Webinar: assessing the impact of COVID-19 on BAME communities in Greater Manchester

9 June, 2020 - 10:00 to 12:00

Sadly, the impact of this pandemic has disproportionately affected BAME communities. We will all have been touched by this in our communities, amongst our families and close friends and associates.

Public Health England has launched an enquiry on this issue and will be publishing their findings in a report at the end of May. This webinar will give us the opportunity to look at the findings at a national level. The webinar will assess the impact at GM level and what is being done to address the widening inequalities likely to emerge from this situation.

Next Generation: Introduction to International Affairs workshops

1 June, 2020 - 13:00 to 16:00

The Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs based at Chatham House is holding a series of Next Generation: Introduction to International Affairs workshops to engage a younger audience in their work and create a network of regional ambassadors for the Academy to involve in their future work.

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