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St. Thomas Centre

Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk

News

Macc Training Needs Analysis

29 October 2014

Macc and Volunteer Centre Manchester are conducting a training needs analysis for the local voluntary and community sector in Manchester, and they are requesting that  people complete a questionnaire to inform their work

VSNW Conference Presentations

20 October 2014

Thanks to everyone who attended the VSNW Conference & AGM on 15th October. Some of the presentations are now available

Volunteering Fund Success Stories in the North West

1 October 2014

Two of the six case studies looking into how voluntary organisations can be sustainable are from Blackburn with Darwen. These provide valuable lessons for thinking about the future direction of the sector in public service delivery.

Carers Social Action Support Fund

23 September 2014

Voluntary and community sector organisations can apply for grants of at least £50,000 from the Carers Social Action Support Fund to help grow social action projects that support unpaid family carers

Due North: Inquiry on Health Equity for the North

15 September 2014

The independent inquiry panel, which included Richard Caulfield, VSNW Chief Executive and which was funded by Public Health England, has published its final report

New report shows confusion about the role of LEPs

9 September 2014

A new report by the Centre for Local Economic Strategies and the Federation of Small Businesses calls on the government to take a fresh look at the role of local enterprise partnerships

Report on the impact of austerity on the LGBT voluntary and community sector

9 September 2014

A new TUC commissioned report shows the impact on LGBT services of the government’s austerity measures

Funding of £82m to reduce social isolation of older people

8 September 2014

The Big Lottery Fund have announced the recipients of £82m funding in 15 local areas in England to help reduce social isolation amongst older people

VCS engagement with Health and Wellbeing Boards

1 September 2014

Regional Voices (of which VSNW is a member) has published the full report from the survey conducted earlier this year about how the voluntary and community sector is engaging with health and wellbeing boards

ESF Community Learning Grants - Round 7

1 September 2014

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) invites your organisation to apply for a small grant, up to a maximum of £13,500, from the ESF Community Learning Grants programme

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Featured News

20 April 2015

Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund 2015-2016

The Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund is now open for applications for both the National and Local schemes for projects starting in September 2015 or later

15 April 2015

Let us know your views on social prescribing

Social prescribing has become a key area of the current health agenda and we would like to know your views and experiences

15 April 2015

Liverpool City Region Devolution Event Presentations

VSNW recently supported and spoke at an event in Liverpool to launch VS6, a new partnership of VCFSE organisations, and discuss the role of the sector in devolution in the Liverpool City Region

14 April 2015

Community Economic Development - Grants and Support

The CED programme will offer grants and support to selected communities, to help them produce a well-supported, dynamic and deliverable local economic plan. The closing date for applications is 8th May 2015

14 April 2015

Interim Report of Health and Social Care and the Sector Published

The Department of Health, Public Health England, NHS England and representatives of the sector have been working together to review how the government invests in the sector in their work on health and care. Their interim report has now been published

Contact Us

Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre
Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk