The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government are providing up to £1million of the Cold Weather Fund to Homeless link to administer funding to charitable organisations that are not commissioned by local authorities. The project’s overall aim is to financially support local providers in helping people sleeping rough off the streets this winter.
All Sector News
Are you a contemporary visual artist over 50 years of age living in Greater Manchester?
Do you have a track record of recent professional activity as a visual artist?
Do you want an injection of critical and professional support to move your practice on to the next level?
City Year UK is a youth social action charity, which challenges 18 to 25-year-olds to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time voluntary service. As mentors, tutors and role models in schools, they support pupils growing up in some of the most disadvantaged communities across London, Birmingham and Manchester.
In the latest GM Poverty Action newsletter there is a report on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation 2019 data and a write up on the workshop held in Manchester to pose the question ‘what proposals should be made in the next UK white paper on social security?’.
Greater Manchester is a place where everyone should feel safe to be themselves. No one should face violence, abuse or hatred just because of who they are, who they love, where they’re from, what they look like or what they believe. Hate incidents and hate crime will not be tolerated in Greater Manchester.
Smoking causes 16 types of cancer and kills 1 in 2. In Greater Manchester, great strides are being taken to encourage, help and support those who want to quit. Over 27,000 fewer people smoked in the city region in 2018 compared to the previous year. We need to keep on doing everything that we can to harmful effects on the health of Greater Manchester residents caused by smoking.
Are you keen to develop your leadership skills?
Do you want to be a leader, but are currently unsure as to how to lead authentically?
Or are you still undecided as to whether you want to be a leader at all?
If the answer is ‘yes’ to any of these questions, the Institute of Fundraising’s Future Leaders Programme can help.
Young Manchester have launched the new Youth and Play Fund for Manchester, in partnership with Manchester City Council, the #iwill Fund and Curious Minds.
The fund seeks to build on work to date to build a strong, vibrant sustainable Youth and Play sector, which enables every child and young person in Manchester to thrive and to realise their full potential through outstanding opportunities.
This funding will:
Please see the attached timetable for a full list of exciting courses starting on Monday 28th October and finishing on Friday 13th December.
We have exciting courses available including:
As part of their work on the Our Manchester Voluntary and Community Sector grant programme, The Programme Team, want to develop their approaches, relationships and work with Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority (BAME) voluntary and community organisations and leaders across the city.
The Programme Team will be doing some focussed engagement over the coming months, running sessions and/or visiting organisations, groups and individuals to build on the conversations and generate ideas that they aim to take forward with your support.