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  • Tue, 31/05/2011 - 10:14

    Training delivered by the voluntary sector for the voluntary sector, designed specifically to meet the development needs of workers and their organisations.

    All GMCVO courses are available both to individuals joining their advertised open programmes and to organisations wishing to develop programmes specific to their needs.

  • Tue, 31/05/2011 - 10:08

    CityCamp Manchester is a two-day, free event which will be held in September 2011. CityCamp Manchester aims to share ideas, explore challenges, join-up resources and develop solutions which build a more sustainable future for Greater Manchester.

  • Tue, 31/05/2011 - 10:06
    • Have you got a project that needs doing that you can't do?
    • Do you have a job that you would do if you had the manpower?
    • Do you want to help young people volunteer?
  • Fri, 27/05/2011 - 11:57

    On Friday 10th June 2011, The LGF are holding our first Wellbeing Conference in Manchester, bringing together commissioners, service providers and front line staff who have an interest in the mental health and wellbeing of the LGB community.

  • Fri, 27/05/2011 - 11:46

    Our Cash Our Call is an innovative approach to funding community projects which puts the people in charge.

    Do you want to have a say in what groups or ideas get funding to develop projects in Old Trafford?

    Do you want to enjoy a community event with refreshments, entertainment and the chance to change Old Trafford?

  • Fri, 27/05/2011 - 11:10

    A new briefing from specialist charity solicitors Russell-Cooke on the risks of being a charity trustee says that the rewards of being a trustee should outweigh any concerns about liabilities.

    However, the briefing points out that anyone considering taking up the role will want to know what legal duties, responsibilities and potential liabilities are involved.

  • Thu, 26/05/2011 - 14:20

    David Cameron unveiled a £10m Social Action Fund as part of its Giving White Paper today. The raft of measures include £30m to support voluntary sector infrastructure, moves to enable cashpoint donations and a 'giving summit' in the autumn.

  • Thu, 26/05/2011 - 14:00

    Sale West and Ashton-on-Mersey Partnership (SWAP) Personal Development Project Brief

  • Thu, 26/05/2011 - 13:46

    The AFMT funds projects that give disadvantaged young people the chance to develop an existing interest in the great outdoors. Projects costs, e.g. hiking trips, Outward Bound courses and climbing walls are all things which would be considered for funding. They prefer applicants that have done some fundraising.

    Charities and voluntary organisations can apply

    There is no application form. Applications to be submitted by email. Please see website for criteria and questions and that you should answer.

    Applications can be made at any time.

  • Thu, 26/05/2011 - 13:43

    The Football Foundation has announced that its Facilities Grant Scheme is now open for applications for projects that improve facilities for football and other sport in local communities.