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Calling All Befriending Projects

We are a national network of over 250 befriending organisations throughout the UK and our aim is to promote Good Practice in Befriending. Member benefits include: 1:1 telephone and email support free and discounted downloads from our website discounted training and events free Good Practice in Befriending Guide free networking meetings* for Befriending Coordinators and […]

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August 12, 2019
 

What’s next for the VCSE sector in Greater Manchester? Have your say on the role of the GM VCSE sector in the next 10 years

The VCSE Devolution Reference Group with support from colleagues at the GMCA have developed a VCSE Policy Position Paper which sets out a long term ambition for the VCSE sector in Greater Manchester. Please share your views on the draft Paper. Does it describe a way forward that is meaningful for all VCSE organisations? The […]

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August 9, 2019
 

Do You Support Children and Young People’s Mental Health? The University of Manchester are conducting a blueprint study to map VCSE Mental Health Services

The University of Manchester are conducting a blueprint study which aims to develop a model for high quality service design for children and young people experiencing common mental health problems. Part of the study involves a mapping of all services across England and Wales that are currently delivered. The purpose of this mapping exercise is […]

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August 8, 2019
 

The University of Manchester’s Volunteering and Social Justice Fair Returns on Tuesday 15th October! Register to Promote Your Volunteering Opportunities to Students

The University of Manchester’s Volunteering and Social Justice Fair Returns! What’s it all about? It’s a full day dedicated to showcasing your volunteering opportunities to our students. Why should I sign up? You’ll meet lots of students interested in volunteering and have the chance to tell them more about your organisation and volunteering opportunities. Need […]

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August 7, 2019
 

Community STEM Activity Pilot – Offer for Community Groups

Community STEM Activity Pilot – Offer for Community Groups As part of their work on promoting the take-up of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths ) subjects, GMCA are working with STEM Clubs and The Science and Industry Museum to run a pilot with 30 community groups across GM. The aim is to increase the […]

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August 7, 2019
 

VCSEs invited to attend the Maple Partnership/Public Health Funds Meeting – Wednesday 14th August

Maple Partnership/Public Health Funds Meeting – Wednesday 14th August 2019 at 11am to 1pm. Trafford Council’s Public Health Team recently had a open meeting with VCSE providers as they are looking to reshape and recommission services relating to the preventative contracts (historically done through the Maple Partnership). Following the recent VCSE Health and Wellbeing Collective […]

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August 7, 2019
 

Trafford Sport Awards – Trafford Council is on the lookout for your Community’s Sporting Stars

Do you know any sporting heroes in your community? We are on the lookout for individuals who have selflessly sacrificed their time for others and demonstrated their commitment to sport and physical activity. The launch of the Trafford Sports Awards 2019, by the Trafford Sport and Physical Activity Partnership, gives you the perfect opportunity to […]

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July 5, 2019
 

Trafford Council Roadshows to Help Local Businesses Grow

Trafford Council has organised special Business Support Summer Roadshows to help companies across the borough achieve their growth aspirations. The Roadshows, organised by Trafford Council’s Strategic Growth Team, are part of the Council’s focus on business engagement to facilitate growth, investment and job creation. To promote the Council’s offer to businesses, the Strategic Growth Team […]

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June 24, 2019
 

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