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Professional Volunteers needed at Nexus Art Café

21 Jul 2011 - 14:14 by michelle.foster

Nexus is a thriving not-for-profit community arts space in the basement of the Methodist Central Hall, city centre Manchester. Nexus is focussed on developing individuals through community, creativity and spirituality. It operates a commercial café which helps to promote the objectives of the charity and work with vulnerable members of the community, particularly young people. Operating as a café, exhibition space, theatre and community resource this flexible space has increasing demands and needs to ensure all its work is sustainable.

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The Santander Foundation

21 Jul 2011 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

The Santander Foundation funds local, regional and national charities for their work within the UK. The Foundation is committed to helping disadvantaged people through one or both of these charitable priorities - education and training, or financial capability. Grants of up to £10,000 can be awarded anywhere in the UK, the average grant awarded is £4,000.

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2010 National Survey of Charities and Social Enterprises

21 Jul 2011 - 11:55 by michelle.foster

The results of the 2010 National Survey of Charities and Social Enterprises (NSCSE) have been released, providing a tool for citizens, communities, the sector and all levels of government to understand the environment within the sector and how this has changed since the 2008 publication.

This survey is the largest of its kind, gathering the views of over 44,000 sector organisations on a host of issues important to their success and vitality, and aims to provide all audiences with the information needed to support the sector in building a stronger civil society.

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SITA Trust Launches Queen Elizabeth II Fields Volunteer Support Fund

21 Jul 2011 - 11:54 by michelle.foster

The Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge was created to celebrate Her Majesty, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 and is a new campaign to protect 2,012 outdoor recreational spaces in communities across the country as a permanent living legacy.

The Queen Elizabeth II Fields Major Works Fund is provided by SITA Trust through the Landfill Communities Fund. SITA Trust has joined forces with HRH The Duke of Cambridge and the Fields in Trust to support this challenge.

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Bursary award for youth leader

21 Jul 2011 - 11:08 by michelle.foster

Charities in Greater Manchester are being invited to apply to the Peter Kershaw Memorial Bursary for a bursary to fund the costs of a youth leader.

The bursary will be awarded on the basis of up to £25,000 for year one, £15,000 for year two and £10,000 for year three.

Priority will be given to organisations that can show a firm shared element of funding beyond year one and where the appointment creates new opportunities.

The Trust was set up by Peter Kershaw, the ex-chairman of the Joseph Holt Brewery, partly to benefit disadvantaged young people.

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UK Web Archive - Nominate a Site

21 Jul 2011 - 09:42 by michelle.foster

The UK Web Archive contains websites that publish research, that reflect the diversity of lives, interests and activities throughout the UK, and demonstrate web innovation.

If you have a favourite website in the UK domain you can suggest it for archiving.
If you are the owner of a UK website you are especially encouraged to nominate your own site: this will make the permissions process as straightforward as possible.

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