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

News

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

Clinks police and crime commissioner survey

1 September 2014

Clinks supports, represents and campaigns for the voluntary sector working with offenders. They are asking the sector to complete a quick survey to gather views on how police and crime commissioners are working

Book your place at the VSNW Conference and AGM 2014

1 September 2014

Please join us on 15th October for an interesting day of debate and discussion on the latest issues affecting the voluntary and community sector in the North West. The day will include a series of workshops and two great keynote speakers. Thanks to Charity Bank for their sponsorship of the conference

BIG Assist and Financial Sustainability

26 August 2014

BIG Assist have awarded £267,000 to 35 infrastructure organisations in the North West, 12% of all awards in England. What they have funded most is the work in financial sustainability

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Featured News

29 June 2015

£20 million Local Sustainability Fund launched

The fund, which will be delivered by the Big Lottery Fund, will provide grants that will enable recipients to implement organisational changes and access professional advice

24 June 2015

Urgent - make sure your voice is heard on health and care

You can ensure that your voice is heard by completing the Universty of Durham and NHS England surveys on public health reforms and the NHS standard contract

10 June 2015

English Devolution: Local Solutions for a Healthy Nation

We are pleased to be featured in this Local Government Association publication about devolution and health 

1 June 2015

2015 NW Health and Care Learning Awards Announced

This year's winners of the North West Adult Learners’ Week Awards in Health and Social Care have been announced. VSNW have collaborated with Health Education North West and North West Employers to promote and celebrate these awards 

19 May 2015

New VSNW CQC Inspections Briefing

We have produced a new briefing to provide information on the dates and locations of new CQC inspections between July and September 2015. CQC are encouraging people to share their experiences.

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