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Growing the Impact of Grant Giving through Technology

What impact does your grant funding deliver? As the needs of your grantees change, you need to be able to show how you're driving change. You’re not just funding projects, you’re building the communities around you.

Learn how to understand, increase and communicate the difference your grants are making.

In this webinar you'll learn more about

30 May, 2019 - 14:00
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Greater Manchester Walking Festival Brings The ‘Great Walk Together’ 27 May 2019

22 May 2019 - 12:24 by michelle.foster

The Great Manchester Walking Festival is delighted to be working with We Stand Together and The Great Get Together campaign inspired by Jo Cox, to organise the ‘Great Walk Together’ bank holiday Monday 27 May 2019. Bringing together 5 walks from across Greater Manchester to make up a star-shaped event, the aim is to connect walkers from five locations: Trafford, Salford, Stockport, Oldham and Manchester. All the walks then culminate at Manchester Art Gallery, Mosely Street, Manchester between 2-4pm, where walkers will be treated to free refreshments.

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Manchester Holiday Buzz Playscheme Fund 2019–2020

20 May 2019 - 14:39 by michelle.foster

The purpose of the Playscheme Fund is to complement the all year round play offer in Manchester. The funding aims to enable open access play activities, primarily over the Summer 2019 and Easter 2020 holidays, with a particular focus on; addressing gaps in provision, increasing the numbers of disabled children accessing universal play services, ensuring access to healthy food and increasing children’s opportunities to play outdoors. It is envisaged that this will be done through the delivery of play activities by the Voluntary and Community Sector in Manchester.

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Groundswell Manchester

1 June, 2019 - 10:00

The clock is ticking. Less than 12 years – that's how long scientists say we have left to fix the climate. Heatwaves, floods, forest fires in the Arctic – the effects of climate change are happening and the window of opportunity to act is closing. Groundswell

Yet we have hope. The solutions to climate chaos are out there and by working together we can make them a reality.

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The Future of Accommodation with Care Services in Manchester

20 May 2019 - 10:21 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council is reviewing and exploring the way that Accommodation with Care services are provided for people in Manchester. The review focuses on developing a better understanding of the future needs of people in Manchester, when their needs are such that they will require support over and above what can be provided at home. For example, in a residential or nursing home, or supported accommodation arrangements.

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Safeguarding in a youthwork setting - Action Learning Sets

20 May 2019 - 09:35 by cheryl.mcalister

Young Manchester and GMYN are inviting ten organisations to come together in a set of facilitated workshops to share learning on safeguarding practice in youth work. This programme will capture stories and experience and use this learning to develop training and resources for the wider youth sector.

Dates: 12 June 2019 and 19 June 
Times: 9:30am - 12:00pm
Venue: GMYN Office, Greenfish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester

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NEW REPORT Decent work: Harnessing the power of local government

17 May 2019 - 12:14 by helen.walker

A new IPPR North report looks at how local authorities can help to create a culture where people are paid a Living Wage North that can provide a decent income for all. 

The North is enduring a severe job quality crisis. Record high employment figures conceal major deficiencies in the quality of work people are doing. And while every region of the country has seen an unprecedented squeeze on wages, real weekly pay has fallen by £21 since 2008 in the North – more than the national average. Poor job quality and low pay has a profound effect on people in terms of in-work

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Free Mental Health for small workplaces

17 May 2019 - 11:53 by cheryl.mcalister

Mental Health at Work

Small and medium organisations account for 99% of the businesses in the UK. But research shows that, when it comes to mental health, they often fall behind larger organisations.

We know that there are unique challenges, as well as unique opportunities, that come with working in smaller businesses. We’ve put together a collection of resources designed to help, focused on Mind’s new, free and quick eLearning, Mental Health for Small Workplaces.

Mental Health for Small Workplaces is made up of three modules:

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Working With Families Affected By Substance Misuse

Level: Themed

Date/s: 15/10/2019

Time: (Registration from 9.15 am) course start at 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

Venue: Windrush Millennium Centre, Alexandra Road, Manchester, M16 7WD    View on Map

Requires Introduction to Safeguarding : Y

Cut Off Date For Applications: 13/09/2019

Course Description

15 October, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:00
Windrush Millennium Centre, Alexandra Road, Manchester, M16 7WD