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Answer Cancer Fund – deadline 4 May 2020

2 Apr 2020 - 11:10 by michelle.foster

Answer Cancer FundWould your organisation like to help play a part in boosting cancer screening rates in Greater Manchester? Financial support is available to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations who can help recruit Answer Cancer Champions to promote cancer screening amongst under-represented groups.

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Manchester Wellbeing Fund – Fast-track grants

2 Apr 2020 - 11:02 by michelle.foster

Manchester Wellbeing FundThe Manchester Wellbeing Fund wants to support groups which are developing new ways of keeping in touch with the most vulnerable in our communities. During these challenging times, many people will be feeling isolated. Now more than ever, we need to take care of our own mental health and the mental wellbeing of those around us – and now more than ever community groups are adapting and responding.

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Funding bulletin April 2020

1 Apr 2020 - 15:10 by michelle.foster

MaccInformation for the bulletin is compiled from a number of sources including Grantfinder, and direct from funders themselves. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of funding opportunities available for local community, voluntary and faith organisations.

This bulletin is produced by a partnership of local support and development agencies across Greater Manchester.

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Information for clients accessing Gaddum services

1 Apr 2020 - 14:08 by michelle.foster

GaddumDuring the Coronavirus Pandemic, here is information about Gaddum’s services for their clients, partners and the community.

Gaddum are continuing to offer advocacy, carers support and therapy services across Greater Manchester. All of their buildings are now closed in line with Government Guidance, and all their teams are all currently based off site, and are social distancing.

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Coronavirus impact survey results

1 Apr 2020 - 14:06 by michelle.foster

Charities reported that they expect a 42% increase in demand for their services but a 48% decline in voluntary income, according to new research published on 30 March.

The survey, by the Institute of Fundraising in partnership with CFG and National Council for Voluntary Organisations includes data from over 500 charities on the impact of the crisis on their organisations. The data in the survey was analysed by PwC and the results reflect the urgent new situation charities face as they re-forecast their income and take steps to respond to the huge challenges they face.

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Children’s guide to coronavirus

31 Mar 2020 - 12:40 by michelle.foster

Children's Guide to CoronavirusThe Children’s Commissioner for England has created a children’s guide to coronavirus to help explain the situation.

The guide aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.

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What’s your NHS story?

31 Mar 2020 - 12:38 by michelle.foster

NHS at 70The NHS stands at the most extraordinary moment of its history as it responds to coronavirus (Covid-19).

The University of Manchester are collecting stories from a diverse range of people and communities who have worked for and been treated by the NHS since 1948.

Your stories will create the first Digital Archive of NHS history. To keep everyone safe the University of Manchester are doing interviews by phone.

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The National Lottery Community Fund: Our funding approach in response to COVID-19

31 Mar 2020 - 12:32 by michelle.foster

National Lottery Community FundDawn Austwick, CEO, The National Lottery Community Fund has released the following statement on the funding approach in response to Covid-19:

“At this extraordinarily difficult time, we are all being challenged and moved in ways that seemed unimaginable just weeks ago.

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