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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

Do we need a #greatnorthplan?

4 August 2015

Businesses, planners, academics, local councils, civil society groups - indeed, anyone living or working in the north of England - is invited to share their thoughts about whether we need a Great North Plan by IPPR North and the Royal Town Planning Institute

NatWest SE100 Index highlights thriving social enterprise sector in the North West

4 August 2015

The North West has been recognised as a leading region for social enterprises in the UK and is home to many of the top performing social enterprises on the NatWest SE100 Index.

VCSE role in Greater Manchester Devolution

3 August 2015

A collective partnership letter has been sent to Tony Lloyd, the Interim Mayor of Greater Manchester, which gives proposals for the VCSE role in GM devolution

Public Health England sign agreement with Greater Manchester

3 August 2015

Public Health England have agreed five key areas of work including "nurturing a social movement for change".

VSNW survey into cross-partnership working

29 July 2015

We’re conducting a short survey looking at cross-sector partnership working in the North West, in association with Compact Voice

Bridging the gap in funding in the BAME voluntary and community sector

28 July 2015

Voice4Change have released a new report: Bridging the gap in funding in the BAME voluntary and community sector. Commissioned by the Baring Foundation, and based on feedback from representatives of almost 100 BME charities from across England, the report looks into the challenges which Black, Asian and other Minority Ethnic organisations have faced securing funding, and gives recommended solutions.

The voluntary sector faces a £4.6bn shortfall in annual income by 2018/19

28 July 2015

NCVO have published the final report of the review which looked at the sustainability of the voluntary sector’s finances, which was carried out with Charity Finance Group, the Institute of Fundraising, NAVCA, the Small Charities Coalition, and Locality

 

Growing old disgracefully - launch of a new group in Liverpool for older women

28 July 2015

Growing old disgracefully is a network for older women who want a rich and fulfilling life and want to have fun. There is a launch event in August for a Liverpool group

Practical guides to help engagement with health structures

13 July 2015

Regional Voices, of which VSNW are a member, and Compact Voice have produced two guides for voluntary organisations which provide practical steps to follow to develop relationships with Health and Wellbeing Boards and Clinical Commissioning Groups

New VSNW Project Manager and Business Development Lead

13 July 2015

We are delighted to welcome Angie Took to the VSNW team this month in the new role of Project Manager and Business Development Lead

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Featured News

9 February 2016

Two innovative Salford services selected for Realising the Value programme

Two Salford services dedicated to giving people the tools to make improvements to their health and wellbeing have been selected to take part in a national programme funded by NHS England

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

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