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International Women's Day 2020: The Walk for Women 2019-20 Fund

5 Dec 2019 - 15:30 by michelle.foster

Manchester City CouncilAs long-standing supporters of gender equality Manchester City Council support activities every March to promote and celebrate International Women’s Day. The third annual Walk for Women takes place on Saturday 7 March 2020, and Manchester City Council want as many people and organisations as possible to join in.

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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder small grants

5 Dec 2019 - 15:25 by michelle.foster

10GMVoluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) groups and organisations in each of the local authority areas of Greater Manchester are being sought to provide peer support opportunities for parents, carers and families of children with suspected or diagnosed Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

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Lloyds Bank Foundation funding applications now open

5 Dec 2019 - 15:00 by michelle.foster

Lloyds Bank FoundationCore funding grants are now available for small and local charities through a new simplified, more flexible and transparent approach.

Lloyds Bank Foundation have refined and improved their approach to funding to better help you be stronger and more effective.

This new approach involves:

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The Human Lending Library

5 Dec 2019 - 14:46 by michelle.foster

Human Lending LibraryThe Human Lending Library®, which matches charity and social enterprise leaders with successful entrepreneurs as mentors, has opened in Manchester.

Launched by the charity Expert Impact, the initiative has seen more than 200 leaders of social enterprises and charities ‘borrow’ an Expert for advice on improving their organisations and increasing their social impact.

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GLL Community Foundation workshop

11 December, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:30

The GLL Community Foundation (GCF) was created to support and encourage local people to be active, learn and play together. GCF encourages everyone with an idea for their local area that achieves these objectives to create a project on crowdfunding platform Spacehive - through which successful projects can secure pledges from GLL in the form of funds and in-kind support such as skills and facilities up to a value of £5000:

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The 175th anniversary of the Rochdale Equitable Pioneers Toad Lane store

21 December, 2019 - 14:00 to 19:00

An informal event, held in the evening to celebrate the first opening night of the Rochdale society which gave birth to the modern co-operative movement. The Pioneers opened their store to help local people buy good food at fair prices on the last Saturday before Christmas (pay day for most factory workers).

The Co-operative Heritage Trust want to share their celebration to mark 175 years of doing things differently with those who share our co-operative heritage, part of what makes Rochdale a great place.

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Developing an Effective Board Team- Live Webinar

Haven’t had time to attend one of our workshops?  Would like a refresher?  This webinar covers the core content covered in the Beacon Programme’s ‘Developing an Effective Board’ workshop.

As Chair, your role includes enabling your board to work well together and supporting your trustees to resolve any conflict.  This might mean having difficult conversations with one or more of your trustees to confront problematic behaviours.

31 March, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:15
Online

Being an Effective Chair – Live Webinar

Haven’t had time to attend one of our workshops?  Would like a refresher?  This webinar covers the core content covered in the Beacon Programme’s ‘Being an Effective Chair’ workshop.

The Beacon Programme’s ‘Being an Effective Chair’ live webinar is an introduction to the role of Chair, providing those chairing smaller charities (with an annual income under £1 million) with top tips and tools to help them be more effective in their role.

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By the end of the webinar, you will:

4 March, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:15
Online

Developing an Effective Board Team- Live Webinar

Haven’t had time to attend one of our workshops?  Would like a refresher?  This webinar covers the core content covered in the Beacon Programme’s ‘Developing an Effective Board’ workshop.

As Chair, your role includes enabling your board to work well together and supporting your trustees to resolve any conflict.  This might mean having difficult conversations with one or more of your trustees to confront problematic behaviours.

27 February, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:15
Online

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