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New Funding Opportunity for VCSE Groups and Organisations – ESF Community Grants – Greater Manchester 2019-2021

ESF COMMUNITY GRANTS – GREATER MANCHESTER 2019-2021 Are you a third sector organisation run on a not for profit basis, including: Constituted Voluntary / Community Group Social Enterprise (Not For Profit) Registered Charity Community Interest Company (CIC) Company Limited By Guarantee Do you employ no more than 20 full time equivalent staff AND have an […]

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June 17, 2019
 

Free Enterprise Start-Up Programme for 16-25 Year Olds in Trafford Looking for Support with Starting a New Business

We have been working in partnership with Get Set for Business CIC and Gorse Hill Studios to arrange a free Enterprise Start-up 6-week programme aimed at young care leavers and young people aged between 16 to 25 years old in Trafford looking for an opportunity to learn how to set-up their very own business. The […]

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June 7, 2019
 

Nominate Your Unsung Heroes for a Trafford Volunteer Award from the Mayor of Trafford – Nominations Close on 30th June 2019

As part of National Volunteers Week Trafford Council launched their 2019 Trafford Volunteer Awards, to help showcase the outstanding achievements and inspirational contribution that volunteers make in Trafford, and the important role the groups, organisations and businesses play in supporting them. The Trafford Volunteer Awards opened for nominations on the 1st June and will close […]

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May 31, 2019
 

GM VCSE Assembly: ‘Our GM, Our Children, Our Future’ – Tuesday 2nd July 2019

GM VCSE Assembly: ‘Our GM, Our Children, Our Future’ Tuesday 2 July 2019, 9.30 – 13.00 Manchester, M12 6FZ (Free) GMCVO, as part of the Health and Social Care Engagement project, are holding an event to bring together all VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) organisations that work with Children, Young People and Families in […]

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May 31, 2019
 

GM VCSE Co-Production Network Assembly – Thursday 20th June 2019

GM VCSE Co-Production Network Assembly Is co-production as messy, expensive and time-consuming as everyone says? Join us at the 3rd GM Co-production Network to connect with other people trying to share power and work in new ways. We think the best way to co-produce is just to jump in and start doing something, so the […]

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May 31, 2019
 

Trafford New Youth Offer Update – May 2019

The new Trafford Youth Offer team started in post from 1st May 2019 and are in the planning and induction stage of their recruitment. The team are in the process of engaging with stakeholders and young people. Further recruitment is required to backfill some existing roles and the team won’t be fully operational until mid-Summer […]

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May 29, 2019
 

VCSE Organisations Invited to ‘Meet the Homecare Commissioner’ Market Engagement Event on Monday 29th April 2019 for Current & Prospective Providers

Trafford is looking to transform the way Homecare is commissioned and delivered. Trafford Council’s Homecare Commissioning team are hosting a market engagement event for current and prospective providers around two proposed tenders on: Date and time: 29th April, 2pm – 4pm Venue: Trafford Town Hall The session will provide an opportunity to learn more about […]

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April 18, 2019
 

Trafford VCSE Organisations Invited to attend the next Thrive Trafford VCSE Strategic Forum on Trafford VCSE Digitalisation on 4th June 2019

VCSE Organisations invited to Thrive Trafford’s next VCSE (Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise) Strategic Forum on Trafford VCSE Digitalisation Digital technology is ever advancing and the VCSE sector in Trafford needs to be aware of latest developments, and how these can be used to benefit their organisations, service users and in supporting Trafford’s local communities. […]

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April 18, 2019
 

Happy #MicroVolunteeringDay 15th April 2019- Top Tips for Volunteering When You’re Short on Time But Want to Make a Difference

Happy #MicroVolunteeringDay to show you how easy microvolunteering can be, we’ve put together a list of ways you can microvolunteer in just ten minutes or less! ‘Feel the Love’ ‘Like’ a charity or voluntary organisation’s social media page (on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn & Instagram!) – and why not share a post with friends and family? […]

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April 15, 2019
 

New Free Running Group to Help Support Mental Health – Couch to 5K Course

Struggling with your mental health? Would you like to improve your fitness and feel better about yourself? There is evidence to suggest that structured exercise can be just as effective as other, more traditional methods of treating common mental health problems. It can also complement existing interventions such as anti-depressants or talking therapy. Following the […]

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April 11, 2019