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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

Aspiring Leaders Programme

19 February 2014

Applications are now open to join the Aspiring Leaders Programme, an opportunity for young people to train and become leaders of tomorrow

NCVO call for evidence on welfare reform

18 February 2014

NCVO has launched a national call for evidence around the impact of welfare reforms. The deadline for submitting evidence is 31st March 2014

Launch of Thriving Places campaign

5 February 2014

Together with the Centre for Local Economic Strategies, we are pleased to announce the launch of 'Thriving Places', our campaign to develop the VCS role in local economies and the life of local places. We have jointly set out five areas of action for this project and invite you to get involved in this important campaign at a crucial time for the sector. 

ESF Community Learning Grants in the North West

4 February 2014

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

Briefing Note: Elis Group Framework Agreement

28 January 2014

Six NHS Commissioning Support Units have come together in a strategic alliance called the Elis Group to deliver a range of highly specialised services. 

Independence Undervalued: the Voluntary Sector in 2014

28 January 2014

The Panel on the Independence of the Voluntary Sector has just produced its third annual assessment. Independence Undervalued: the Voluntary Sector in 2014,  published on 21st January, concluded that independence is undervalued and under serious threat, with a deterioriation in some key areas compared to the previous year.  

Health Education North West Adult Learners Week Awards 2014

22 January 2014

Health Education North West is celebrating and promoting the national learning campaign Adult Learners Week in 2014 because learning is good for people and organisations. However, they need your help to identify staff and volunteers, working in and across the whole of the health and social care sector, who have been transformed by learning and can inspire others to give learning a go.

Lloyds Bank Foundation

22 January 2014

Following the recent signing of a nine year rolling funding agreement with Lloyds Banking Group, the Lloyds Bank Foundation will be launching two new funding programmes alongside an optional support programme for successful applicants

Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion 2013

14 January 2014

The previous report was previewed at the VSNW Annual Conference 2012. This latest research shows that more people in working families were in poverty than workless families

The Difference it Makes: Putting Human Rights at the Heart of Health and Social Care

14 January 2014

A new report by the British Institute of Human Rights shows how human rights can work in practice

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Featured News

28 July 2014

Big Society Network - VSNW raised concerns about the use of Lottery funding

VSNW welcomes the investigations into the use of Lottery funding for Big Society Network projects and asks the sector to support this

21 July 2014

VSNW welcomes new BLF funding to open doors to Europe

The Big Lottery Fund will be making £630,000 available in programme development funding for voluntary organisations across England to raise awareness of the funding opportunities available through the European Social Fund (ESF)

21 July 2014

Promoting Use of Grants to CCG's - call for case studies

Regional Voices is working with NHS England on a bite-sized guide to grants for Clinicial Commissioning Groups

8 July 2014

'A Day in the Life' work shadow scheme 2014

'A Day in the Life' is a free work shadowing initiative that provides a unique opportunity for staff in government and voluntary organisations to step into each other's shoes for a day and learn about how the other sector operates

8 July 2014

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Compact Awards

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.

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