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

News

Social enterprise research

29 July 2014

James Chandler, a student from the University of Salford, would like your help in understanding the health and wellbeing impact of working for a social enterprise in Greater Manchester. As part of his PhD research, he has developed a questionnaire using the findings from a series of interviews with social enterprise employees across the region.

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

28 July 2014

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

VSNW welcomes new BLF funding to open doors to Europe

21 July 2014

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)

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

21 July 2014

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

'A Day in the Life' work shadow scheme 2014

8 July 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

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

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Featured News

27 May 2015

VSNW Vacancy - Project Manager and Business Development Lead

Would you like to influence the future of the voluntary and community sector in the North West? We currently have a vacancy for a 0.5 FTE Project Manager and Business Development Lead, £29,617.33 to £35,798.80 (pro rata)

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.

18 May 2015

Spirit of Manchester Awards Open

The Spirit of Manchester Awards is a series of awards celebrating and highlighting all the excellent work being carried out in Manchester’s voluntary and community sector. As well as providing recognition to the sector in these hard times, they want to raise the profile of the sector amongst the general public

28 April 2015

Health and Care Voluntary Sector Survey published

NAVCA has published the findings of the Health and Care Voluntary Sector Survey, the largest charity survey of 2014. The survey was conducted by NAVCA and the Health and Care Voluntary Sector Strategic Partnership which includes Regional Voices, of which VSNW is a member

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

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