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Grants for Women’s Organisations for Campaigning and Advocacy Work

18 Apr 2019 - 11:08 by michelle.foster

Are you a women’s organisation wanting to make your voice heard? Rosa’s Voices from the Frontline offers grants of up to £5,000 to women's organisations of all sizes for advocacy, campaigning and activism. Rosa - Voices from the frontline

Voices from the Frontline supports women’s organisations to shine a light on their fight for gender equality in the UK.

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Irish and Peterloo

8 May, 2019 - 19:00

“At Newtown, we were welcomed with open arms by the poor Irish weavers, who came out in their best drapery, and uttered blessings and words of endearment. Some of them danced and others stood with clasped hands and tearful eyes, adoring almost, that banner whose colour was their national one, and the emblem of their green island home.” (Samuel Bamford, cited in Mervyn A Busteed and R.I.Hodgson, ‘Angel Meadow: A Study of the Geography of Irish Settlement in Mid-Nineteenth Century Manchester’, Manchester Geographer Vol. 14, 1993, pp.3-26)

GM Poverty Action Newsletter – 10 April 2019

12 Apr 2019 - 11:42 by michelle.foster

In the newsletter Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA) encourage you to book onto one of their remaining 2019 training courses; GMPA comment on the latest rise in child poverty figures and share good news about pledges made since the launch of the GM Food Poverty Action Plan last month. Greater Manchester Poverty Action

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Place Based Funding Partner at One Manchester

At One Manchester, you’ll see the difference you make to people’s lives and local communities. One Manchester manage more than 12,000 homes across this proud city. One Manchester build thriving communities and places where people want to live. One Manchester help people to learn, manage their money, launch successful businesses and improve their employability.

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35 hours per week
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£34,522.92 per annum
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Manchester
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Money Talks

8 Apr 2019 - 20:19 by Mike Wild

Recently I had a very nice letter inviting me to write for a publication (quite high status) and a follow-up phone conversation to explore further. In the course of this, the London-based publisher emphasised that wanting to reach outside their heavily London-focused circle was a big priority for them. Who can guess the next bit of the conversation?

GM Poverty Action Newsletter 27 March 2019

5 Apr 2019 - 12:35 by michelle.foster

In The Greater Manchester Poverty Action Newsletter there is information about the Good Employment Charter, an update from Salford City Council on their ‘No-one Left Behind’ campaign at the end of their second year, information about a food poverty event and an update on our food providers map. GMPA

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Understanding Community Development Work

Community development approaches are once more becoming popular as public authorities seek to get more from less through encouraging communities to take on new and greater responsibilities. National Government also sees community action as the answer to many problems.

This workshop will, through a combination of presentation, discussion and exercises help participants to understand:

13 June, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Understanding Social Value

This workshop is designed to help you develop a practical understanding of what social value means for your organisation.

This workshop is designed to help you develop a practical understanding of what social value means for your organisation.

The workshop will help you to

29 May, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

The Big Lunch 2019 1-2 June 2019

22 Mar 2019 - 09:59 by michelle.foster

The Big Lunch is about millions of people getting together to share food, have fun and get to know each other better.  It's a simple idea - that for a few glorious hours, cars stop, shyness stops and neighbours come together in the street to meet, greet, share, swap, sing, plan and laugh. The Big Lunch

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VCSEs: a bidder's guide to working with government

22 Mar 2019 - 09:50 by michelle.foster

The Office for Civil Society, with support from the Cabinet Office has written a guide for voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations considering selling to central and local government or becoming part of the supply chain for delivering public services. Office for civil society

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