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M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
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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

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