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Launch of the Greater Manchester Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Social Enterprise Network

24 February, 2020 - 10:30 to 12:30

Recent local research identified the need to establish high quality business support to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) social businesses across Greater Manchester. In order to do this, we are establishing the Greater Manchester BAME Social Enterprise Network.

This network seeks to build on assets within communities, identify shared goals and work together to enable BAME-led social enterprises to thrive. 

Bid Writing for Charities and Community Groups

Get Grants Full-Day Bid-Writing Courses will give you practical support to improve your grant fundraising success and inspire you to become a more confident grant fundraiser. In attending the course, you will access expert insights, crucial information, and friendly advice that will help you increase your organisation’s income through grant funding.

24 March, 2020 - 09:30 to 16:00
Redbank House, 4 St.Chad's Street, Manchester, M8 8QA
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Pilotlight now open for applications – Take the next step and develop your organisation

13 Feb 2020 - 15:24 by michelle.foster

PilotlightPilotlight is looking for leaders of ambitious charities and social enterprises based in England and Wales who are open to change and challenge. 

The Pilotlight Programme brings together senior leaders from prominent UK businesses with a charity leader to provide the strategic business support they need to develop their organisation.

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IOFNW Manchester Networking Event – Welfare in the workplace, applying charity values internally

25 February, 2020 - 17:15 to 19:00

As a sector we’re very good at communicating and living up to our values with service users and supporters; demonstrating compassionate and caring when we talk to the world. In an increasingly busy world and with heavy workloads, how do we promote a positive workplace culture that chimes with our values and promotes good mental health? With a societal focus on mental health and increasing awareness of this within work, now is the time to truly demonstrate our values each and every day with our colleagues.

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PABBS suicide bereavement training

PABBS evidence-based and evaluated, suicide bereavement training, was informed by a three year study, conducted by Dr. Sharon McDonnell and her team, at the University of Manchester. The study was funded by the National Institute for Health Research and the first of its kind internationally. The research team have recently published three papers, which are directly associated with the PABBS training and are noted below.

14 July, 2020 - 09:00 to 16:00
Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester, M2 7DH
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Sensory Awareness

Autizma is a Greater Manchester, third sector, ‘positive behaviour change’ learning provider. Dedicated to improving the lives of those with autism. We work in partnership with The National Autistic Society and are also registered with The UK Register of Learning Providers (UKRLP) and Member of the Health Charter for Learning Disabilities. 100% of our staff/volunteers have lived experience of being involved by or through disability/autism/ADHD/complex needs and mental health.

Includes a certificate of attendance and supporting notes

10 March, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00
GMYN, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester, M4 1LE
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Managing Difficult Conversations

The course will help you feel confident about having conversations that you find yourself avoiding, whether with colleagues, volunteers, service users / customers or staff who you manage.  You will learn how to structure and plan the conversation, how to communicate what you need to say clearly, how to handle your feelings, how to start and end, and keep control throughout.

25 March, 2020 - 09:30 to 16:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW