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Celebrating 100 years of Social Action

22 Jul 2019 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

A tale of two cities

Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.

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Together Dementia Support are recruiting Trustees

19 Jul 2019 - 10:32 by michelle.foster

Together Dementia Support are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to increase their Board of Trustees and help drive forward their dementia support work over the next 3 years. Together Dementia Support are currently in need of general trustees and someone with a particular interest and skills in fundraising. Together Dementia Support

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Road to Growth: Manchester

17 October, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00

Free half day event for trustees, directors, CEOs and managers of charities, social enterprises and community organisations

• Hear the latest analysis on the state of the sector and on the issues that matter
• Gain practical insight and guidance to help your organisation thrive in a changing world
• Engage with leading social sector experts and hear inspiring stories of success
• Receive an overview of the funding environment and details on the latest funding and grants available

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Age Friendly Enterprise Workshop - Want to Explore Self-Employment


Design your own self-employment to suit your lifestyle

  • Are you aged 50+?
  • Live in South Manchester?
  • Want to discuss the possibility of becoming self-employed or starting a business?

Join our Free Age Friendly Enterprise Workshop:

  • Business Planning
  • Develop a Business Plan
  • Ongoing support with dedicated Business Mentors
  • Discuss your ideas and ambition in a friendly environment
  • Learn what support is available
24 July, 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00
Westcroft Community Centre, Westcroft Road, Burnage, Manchester

IoF - Corporate Fundraising (Management Level)

Time: Day 1
09.00 Registration and coffee
09:15 Course start
17:00 Course finish

Day 2
09.00 Registration and coffee
09:15 Course start
16:30 Course finish

This two day course gives participants the understanding, knowledge and tools to create an effective strategy for corporate fundraising (CFR) and to develop and manage complex corporate partnerships.

Who should attend:

15 October, 2019 - 09:00 to 16 October, 2019 - 16:30
LGBT Foundation, 5 Richmond Street, Manchester, M1 3HF

2020 GSK IMPACT Awards – funding and free training for health charities

12 Jul 2019 - 11:12 by michelle.foster

 The GSK IMPACT Awards provide core funding, training and national recognition for charities doing excellent work to improve people’s health and wellbeing. Up to 20 awards will be made ranging from £3,000 to £40,000. To be eligible organisations must be at least three years old, a registered charity, working in a health-related field in the UK, with income between £80,000 and £2.5 million. GSK Impact Awards

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Purpose: To carry out research and analysis for Rethinking Economics’ book on the lack of diversity in economics

Hours: 15 Hours a week. (at least one day out of Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday)

Contract duration: Fixed-term, 9 months (subject to 3 months probationary period).

Salary: £19,570 pro rata

Location: Manchester

Responsible to: Research Manager

Application Deadline: 23:59, Friday 9 August 2019

15 Hours a week. (at least one day out of Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday)
£19,570 pro rata
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James Thomas Blair Charity – grants to support older people

8 Jul 2019 - 12:22 by michelle.foster

The purpose of the James Thomas Blair Charity is to provide support to older people living in Manchester and Salford. The support may be of a financial, social or medical nature.

Who may apply?
Any registered charities or voluntary organisations providing assistance to older people who live within the 32 wards of Manchester or 20 wards of Salford.

What do James Thomas Blair Charity support?

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