The Booth Centre believe in bringing about positive change in the lives of people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness, to help them plan for and realise a better future. The Booth Centre are looking for people who can help them deliver their vision for the Booth Centre over the coming years by joining their board of trustees.
All Sector News
As you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.
World Mental Health Day take place on Thursday 10 October and is an opportunity for all of us to raise awareness of mental health issues and advocate against social stigma.
A strong local voluntary and community sector (VCS) is key to reaching residents with the aims of the Our Manchester Strategy. Among other things, the VCS plays an important role in improving skills and job prospects, encouraging people to get involved in their neighbourhood, building partnerships and celebrating the city’s diverse communities. In addition, VCS organisations can often reach people that many public services can’t.
Would your organisation like to help play a part in creating a Smoke-Free Greater Manchester? Financial support is available to voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisations who can create smoke-free spaces and/or hold smoke-free events.
You may now have heard the news that The Pankhurst Centre have had a series of break-ins to the parlour where the suffragette movement began. Unfortunately, there was fairly extensive damage and they have launched an appeal to help pay for the repairs and secure the Pankhurst Centre for the future.
Did you know that there are 620,000 people living in Poverty in Greater Manchester?
Did you know that just £3.00 (the cost of a meal dal) will help FareShare feed 12 people living in Poverty in Manchester?
Millennials are shaking up core societal traditions. Recognising the difference in how younger generations behave, what their preferences are and how these qualities give them a sizeable influence on the philanthropic space is key to securing the future of your charity.
Third Sector has partnered with Give as you Live Donate to carry out industry research on the topic, and they need your input.
Do you know someone who would love to work in a role, where you get to create and build in venues such as theatres, arts centres and studios?
The Factory Academy’s aim is to open up opportunities by creating entry level roles and development apprenticeships for technicians, producers, managers and front of house staff - roles that don't require formal further or higher educational qualifications.
Shared Reading brings people together through great literature to talk, laugh and share. Drop in to this brand-new monthly Shared Reading group and enjoy listening to a story or poem – no pressure to talk or read.
10am-11.30am on Tuesday 15 October, Tuesday 12 November, Tuesday 17 December at Glass Activity Room, Lower Ground Floor, Manchester Central Library.
Meet people, share experiences, feel connected.