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

News

Can councils and residents work together to achieve lasting change in communities?

26 October 2015

New Start magazine is partnering with Local Trust to explore how residents and local authorities can collaborate to achieve lasting change in communities. In a climate of widespread reductions to funding for public services, what are the benefits and challenges of collaboration?

NatWest SE100 awards showcase the best of the UK’s social enterprise sector

20 October 2015

The NatWest SE100 Index has announced the winners of its 2015 awards. Five winners were chosen from 1120 social ventures listed on the NatWest SE100 Index in the UK. Congratulations to FRC Group in Liverpool for being winners in the Impact Champion category.

Building Better Opportunities Fund

19 October 2015

The Big Lottery Fund is matching funds from the European Social Fund for projects across England that tackle poverty and promote social inclusion

Delivering Differently for Young People funding

30 September 2015

The Cabinet Office has set aside a further £200,000 of funding to support up to five more local areas in 2015/16 as part of the Delivering Differently for Young People programme. This is a government initiative aimed at funding alternative ways of providing local authority youth provision (resilience building).

Rethinking the Future: VSNW Conference and AGM 2015

9 September 2015

We are pleased to announce that this year's VSNW Conference will feature keynotes from Sir Richard Leese on the potential role of the sector in devolution, Alex Fox on the future of the sector's role in health and social care, and workshops from CLES, NCVO, and Network for Europe.

2015 VSNW Conference and AGM Sponsorship Opportunities

8 September 2015

Sponsoring our conference is a great way to promote your organisation to the voluntary and community sector across the region. There are opportunities to book an exhibition stall and/or add a flyer to our conference information.

£1.5m loan refinance means solid future for Heritage Trust for the North West

2 September 2015

A £1.5m refinance package from Unity Trust Bank has helped Heritage Trust for the North West continue to protect and conserve many of the key cultural heritage sites in Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cumbria

Is your organisation carbon monoxide aware?

2 September 2015

Does your organisation employ staff and engage volunteers to support older people in their own home?

Do you train and brief them to be carbon monoxide (CO) aware?

Applications open for the Aged Veterans Fund

2 September 2015

This additional Ministry of Defence funding stream has £25 million available over 5 years and will fund projects that support non-core health, wellbeing and social care needs for older veterans (born before 1 January 1950) including surviving World War 2 veterans, those who undertook National Service and other voluntary enlisted veterans who may need some focused support in relation to their health and social care needs.

Recruitment open for if: Volunteering for Wellbeing programme

1 September 2015

Imperial War Museum North and Manchester Museum are looking to recruit 15 new people who want to improve their health and wellbeing through if: Volunteering for Wellbeing, an exciting volunteer training and placement programme

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Featured News

3 February 2016

North West organisations shortlisted for the Social Value Awards

Individuals and organisations in the North West have been shortlisted for the UK’s first Social Value Awards to be announced at the Social Value Summit on 11th February

1 February 2016

Greater Manchester PCC Funding Opportunities

Community groups and organisations across Greater Manchester are invited to bid for a share of £900,000 funding to reduce demand on police services by building strong neighbourhoods, boosting volunteering, and empowering our region’s young people.

26 January 2016

CQC seeks views on its vision for the future

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is seeking views on its plans for the next five years as it develops its approach to regulation

26 January 2016

VSNW are proud to launch the 2016 North West Adult Learners Week Awards

We are proud to once again be a partner of the North West Adult Learners’ Week Awards, in conjunction with Health Education England and North West Employers, and the nominations are now open

20 January 2016

Taking charge of our Health and Social Care in Greater Manchester

In December 2015, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and NHS in Greater Manchester launched Taking charge of our Health and Social Care in Greater Manchester – the 5 year plan for health and social care

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