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Postcode Dream Fund 2019 opens for applications

17 Sep 2019 - 14:06 by michelle.foster

Postcode Dream TrustThree or four large grants are available to give British charities the chance to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life.
The Dream Fund is providing a total of £3 million this year. Grants of between £500,000 and £1.5 million (an increase of £500,000) are available to deliver a project over a period of 24 months to 36 months.

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Onward Homes pledges £100,000 to support local projects that can make a real difference in our communities

17 Sep 2019 - 13:53 by michelle.foster

Onward HomesOnward Community Fund has been developed in alignment with Onward Homes Social Investment Themes and Key Business Priorities. Organisations are invited to submit a funding application if their project links into themes by addressing one or more of the following:

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Funding to support work around foetal alcohol spectrum disorder

17 Sep 2019 - 13:51 by michelle.foster

gov.ukApplications are invited for grants to harness the creativity and capacity of the voluntary sector to improve outcomes for those living with FASD and their families, and to reduce the number of alcohol exposed pregnancies.

£473k is available for bids to commence in financial year 2020/21. The aim is for a smaller number of grants and therefore application via consortia where projects align are encouraged.

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Support for Chairs of smaller charities

17 Sep 2019 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

Beacon programmeThe Association of Chairs have developed a rich library of resources through the Beacon Programme. Chairs and Vice Chairs of charities in England with an income under £1m can join the programme for free and access guides and toolkits online.

Subjects range from preparing for good board meetings to working one-to-one with trustees. The programme also includes workshops running in nine locations and webinars.

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Could your neighbour be Neighbour of the Year?

17 Sep 2019 - 13:42 by michelle.foster

Nieghbourhood of the yearTogether with Neighbourhood Watch the Co-Op are searching for the Neighbour of the Year 2019, to find the UK’s best neighbours.

The Co-Op are looking for people to nominate their neighbours who go above and beyond to help their neighbourhood and surrounding community. This year’s awards categories are:

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Choose Change and Become - A Retreat for Emerging Young Leaders

28 September, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

'Choose, Change and Become' offers emerging young leaders the opportunity to enhance their capacity for self-transformation'.

You are invited to a special gathering to explore self-transformation in youth leadership and have a taste of some emerging processes that can enhance it.

The purpose of the Choose, Change and Become (CCB) Retreat:

Safeguarding: what you need to know and consider

23 September, 2019 - 11:00

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults has always been of critical importance. However, through recent issues such as #MeToo, there has been a recognition that protection issues extend more widely to staff and those which your organisation comes into contact with. Safeguarding has evolved quickly in the past year and we have seen it rise rapidly in the regulatory agenda, as well as having significant media prominence.

Creative Manchester

2 October, 2019 - 12:00 to 16:00

With a blend of keynotes, demonstrations, and hands-on workshops, this is a must-attend event for anyone in the creative industry.

What’s on the Agenda?
Meeting the Brief – A local Manchester agency demonstrating how creative agencies can leverage the latest tools and technology to meet customer briefs, and exceed expectations.

Hands on workshop with iPad – Get hands on with the iPad Pro, and explore the latest creative tools available for iPad. During this workshop, you will explore how mobility can unlock new opportunities for creativity.

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