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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
 

Healthier Together Public Event

Healthier Together is a Greater Manchester review to improve and save the lives of people who access their local GP, hospital and community services. We aim to modernise our services, make them safe and sustainable and ensure patients have access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place. As part of […]

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June 14, 2013
 

Small grants available for Gorse Hill and Stretford

The LARCO (Locality Approach to Reducing Childhood Obesity) Small Grant Applications are now open for Gorse Hill and Stretford. The LARCO Project aims to help reduce childhood obesity in Trafford in the Gorse Hill and Stretford area. A major part of LARCO is making a budget available in each of the neighbourhoods identified to involve […]

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June 13, 2013
 

New funding for community health projects…only available in parts of Trafford…

The funding is from the People’s Health Trust, who operate the Health Lottery (not to be confused with the Big Lottery). Their national programme – Active Communities – distributes grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 per year to smaller, not-for-profit organisations (with a maximum income of £350,000), for projects designed and led by local people […]

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June 13, 2013
 

Sow the City – Your Views Wanted

Thrive has been supporting Sow the City with its plans to develop a community farm in Trafford. Sow the City has developed a short survey to find out about the views of local people (it should take no more than 5 minutes to complete). Please click on the following link to complete the survey http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/N7FM689

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June 13, 2013
 

Give and Gain Day

On Friday 17th May Trafford Housing Trust, along with partner businesses took part in projects across Trafford for Give and Gain Day, the national Day of employee volunteering. Approximately 353 business volunteers from THT and partner businesses donated their time on Give and Gain Day in Trafford. This equates to around 2,118 volunteering hours in […]

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June 11, 2013