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Advancing Equality Grants Programme 2013/14

Thrive is delivering Trafford Council’s 2013-14 Advancing Equality Grants programme and is looking for organisations and groups to come forward and deliver projects that will help eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation and advance equality in the borough. The Equalities Grant Programme 2013-14 is worth £40,000 and voluntary and community sector groups are invited to bid […]

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July 26, 2013
 

Halifax Volunteers help out at Manor High

Volunteers from Halifax Branches across South Manchester donated their time to Manor High School in Sale on Tuesday 9th July. The special school is looking to develop a new growing project called ‘Seeds of Success’ which will provide pupils with an opportunity to learn to grow fresh fruit and vegetables, and then cook with them. […]

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July 12, 2013
 

Urmston Partnership Lends a Hand

A group of volunteers from the Urmston Partnership donated their time to make a difference to a local charity. Leonard Cheshire Disability provides support for adults with physical and learning disabilities to live independently. The charity offers supported housing in Urmston, with a large outdoor communal area which was previously bare and empty. The Urmston […]

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July 11, 2013
 

Volunteering project with Loreal

Volunteers from L’Oreal Joined THT staff and work experience students to support the Broadheath Community Allotments. The Broadheath Community Allotment project began two years ago- to turn a piece of disused land into community use. The project day transformed a previously overgrown area, into a ready to use community plot. On the day volunteers – […]

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July 11, 2013
 

Strategic Sports and Physical Activity Partnership

Trafford Partnership is proud to announce the launch of a new sports and physical activity partnership for the borough. The partnership will involve more than 100 organisations in Trafford and will include representatives from the public, private and voluntary sectors. Sport has always played an important role in Trafford’s history and the council has joined […]

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July 11, 2013
 

Digital Arts Project Commission

The Greater Manchester Arts Officers Network and Lets Go Global are seeking to commission a new digital arts project. This is an exciting opportunity to be able to build on a yearlong foundation programme of their current funding through ACE Grants for the Arts and the Association of Greater Manchester. During this time they have […]

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July 11, 2013
 

Residents Decide on Voluntary Sector Grants

Thrive Trafford delivered Trafford Council’s 2013-14 Voluntary Sector Grants which culminated in residents from across Trafford deciding which voluntary and community groups would receive the grants at four separate events on Saturday 22nd and Saturday 29th June. Local people and groups were asked to submit project ideas for innovative projects that would tackle the most […]

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July 8, 2013
 

Guardian Charity Awards 2013

The Guardian has launched its Charity Awards in association with Zurich. The awards are aimed at registered charities with a turnover of less than £1.5m. The Guardian Charity Awards seeks to showcase excellence amongst small and medium-sized charities to help raise their profile. For more information on how to apply go to http://www.guardian.co.uk/voluntary-sector-network/series/charity-awards-2013.

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June 26, 2013
 

Volunteering Course – Old Trafford

Do you have any spare time during the Summer Holiday’s? Would you like to volunteer working with adults and children? Trafford College, Trafford Children’s Centres and St John’s Centre are working in partnership to provide a 4 week training course for adults interested in volunteering in the delivery of activities to children during school holidays. […]

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June 26, 2013
 

News Item – Funding Bulletin

This is the first of the funding updates from Thrive Trafford about sources open to third sector organisations in Trafford. In particular we have information on the following: Peoples Health Trust – in Trafford now, but not for long! Heritage Lottery Fund (not just old churches, although they can apply too!) Obscure Funder Section- Screwfix […]

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June 25, 2013