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The Woodward Charitable Trust – Small Grants next deadline 31 January 2020

29 Nov 2019 - 10:56 by michelle.foster

From October 2019 The Woodward Charitable Trust Trustees will only make grants towards core costs rather than specific projects as they recognise that smaller charities can find these hard to fund.

Funding Priorities
Trustees will consider applications for core costs, which will achieve a positive impact in at least one of the following areas:

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2019/20 I Dig Trees programme now open

29 Nov 2019 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

I dig treesThe Community Volunteering Charity (TCV) have 350,000 carbon busting trees to give away to community groups and volunteers for free.

Throughout the bare-root planting season of 2019/20, TCV are aiming to plant even more trees – another 350,000+ trees in over 800 green spaces across the UK which will be achieved with approximately 37,000 hours of community volunteering for everyone to grow.

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Future Fires

29 Nov 2019 - 10:49 by michelle.foster

ContactFuture Fires is a programme which supports young artists to develop a socially-engaged art project in their own communities. During the twelve-month programme, Future Fires will receive high-level training and mentoring to develop their creative practice, leadership and project management skills. Once the training is completed, Future Fires will receive up to £1,000 of funding to make it happen.

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Greater Manchester Suicide Bereavement Information Service

29 Nov 2019 - 10:42 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Suicide Bereavement Information ServiceThe impact of bereavement through suicide is devastating - for family - for friends - for the community. The Suicide Bereavement Information Service has been set up to help answer your questions - whether seeking advice on immediate issues that need addressing or making you aware of ongoing support services.

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Manchester City Council Welfare Reform Survey

29 Nov 2019 - 10:40 by michelle.foster

Manchester City CouncilManchester City Council would like to understand how their residents have been affected by welfare reform and Universal Credit. Manchester residents who claim Universal Credit (or their family claim) are encouraged to answer these questions to tell the Council how Universal Credit is affecting their life. Responses will also be used to help the Council and their partners develop services.  

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Measure your digital readiness with a new online tool

29 Nov 2019 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

Digital Readiness ToolSkills for Care have worked in partnership with Digital Social Care to create a digital self-assessment tool for social care employers. The free online tool will help to measure:

• how capable staff are in harnessing the benefits of digital tools and skills
• whether they have the right infrastructure in place to use more digital tools

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22 Nov 2019 - 15:04 by michelle.foster

National Lottery 25What is the CelebrateNationalLottery25 fund?
The National Lottery Community Fund are making £2 million available for grants of £100 to £1,000 to fund ideas that bring people together during The National Lottery's 25th birthday year.

The grants will be paid using prepaid cards, so groups don't need a bank account to receive the award.

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