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News

2015 GSK IMPACT Awards

8 July 2014

The 2015 GSK IMPACT Awards have been launched, which provide core funding and free leadership training for health charities in the UK

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Compact Awards

8 July 2014

The Compact Awards highlight outstanding examples of partnership work between voluntary and community organisations and the statutory sector and recognise achievement as a result of the Compact way of working.

Cumbria Third Sector Trends Survey

30 June 2014

This study has been running since 2010 and this is the third round of the study, providing vital information to help individual organisations and the third sector as a whole in Cumbria

Funded Communication Skills Training

24 June 2014

The Society for the Investigation of Human Values has granted funding to The Maguire Unit at The Christie in Manchester to deliver training within voluntary organisations

Nominations are open for the Homo Heroes Awards

24 June 2014

The Lesbian & Gay Foundation’s Homo Heroes Awards gives you the chance to say thanks to the individuals, groups and organisations that have made a difference to you or to others in the last 12 months

Cabinet Office Sustainability Fund Consultation

23 June 2014

Consultation on a future £40m Government fund that will start in 2015. 

Tender Opportunity: Shelter

18 June 2014

Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity, are launching a new project in July called “Inspiring Change Manchester”. They are looking for local evaluation partners to assess the success of the project. Deadline - 5pm on Friday 27th June. 

New research - White Working Class Communities in Manchester

16 June 2014

Open Society Foundations have published research into marginalized majority communities in six northwest European cities including Manchester. While the majority ethnic populations in the six cities that this research focuses on were white, many of the factors that marginalize working class communities, such as a lack of decent jobs, poor health, or disadvantages in the education system, impact on people of any ethnic background.
 

Youth on Board Awards

16 June 2014

Nominations are open for the Youth on Board Awards. They are an exclusively youth-led rolling award scheme that recognises innovative and exciting youth participation, both from young people and the projects and organisations that support them.

Youthforia Youth Employment Commission report

28 May 2014

The Youthforia Youth Employment Commission was established as a policy group which combines adult experts on youth unemployment such as policy makers and employers together with young people. They have produced a report that identifies the main issues from their research and provides recommendations to increase youth employment

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Featured News

17 February 2015

Extension to Big Assist Programme

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations and the Big Lottery Fund have announced that the Big Assist programme to support infrastructure organisations has been extended

4 February 2015

Defra confirms further funding for ACRE

Defra (the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) has confirmed that it will maintain its investment of £2.3m in the ACRE Network for 2015/16

2 February 2015

DoH, NHS, Public Health England VCSE Sector Review Launched

The Department of Health, NHS England and Public Health England have launched a review of their funding of  the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector which helps to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation’s population

2 February 2015

Launch of the report of the Independent Commission on the future of local infrastructure

VSNW welcomes the final report of The Independent Commission on the Future of Local Infrastructure, of which we were proud to be a member

20 January 2015

Building Better Opportunities Survey

Big Lottery Fund and New Economy, on behalf of Greater Manchester partners, are in the process of designing the Building Better Opportunities funding programme and they are seeking the help of the sector.

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