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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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Nominations open for remarkable women

14 Jul 2011 - 10:20 by michelle.foster

There are many remarkable women working in the city to improve women’s lives as well as women who are excelling in their chosen field and it’s time to recognise their contribution to the city.

If you know an individual or an organisation that fits this description then the nominations are open for Manchester City Council's Women's Awards 2011.

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The Seed Fund

14 Jul 2011 - 10:19 by michelle.foster

The Seed Fund is a partnership between the Community Foundation, The Oglesby Charitable Trust, Bruntwood Estates and the Hogben Family Trust.

This Fund is suitable for newly established community groups and projects that have been in existence for less than one year and that aim to improve the lives of those living in Manchester. The Seed Fund does not support larger organisations with a turnover of more than £5,000 a year.

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UIA Charitable Foundation

14 Jul 2011 - 10:18 by michelle.foster

The UIA Charitable Foundation is a small-grant-making trust, established to provide financial support to organisations that help people in need. Grants of up to £1,000 are available.

The Foundation supports small organisations or groups where their grants will make a real difference and which deal with:
• Third World human rights
• Third World poverty
• Victims of domestic abuse
• Victims of drug and alcohol addiction
• Rehabilitation of offenders

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