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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

Survey - Strengthening the BAME voluntary sector

5 November 2014

Voice4Change England are undertaking a research project, supported by the Baring Foundation, looking at the future grant funding of the BAME voluntary sector in order to strengthen it. They are asking organisations to complete a short questionnaire to inform this research

Macc Training Needs Analysis

29 October 2014

Macc and Volunteer Centre Manchester are conducting a training needs analysis for the local voluntary and community sector in Manchester, and they are requesting that  people complete a questionnaire to inform their work

VSNW Conference Presentations

20 October 2014

Thanks to everyone who attended the VSNW Conference & AGM on 15th October. Some of the presentations are now available

Volunteering Fund Success Stories in the North West

1 October 2014

Two of the six case studies looking into how voluntary organisations can be sustainable are from Blackburn with Darwen. These provide valuable lessons for thinking about the future direction of the sector in public service delivery.

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

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Featured News

29 July 2015

VSNW survey into cross-partnership working

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

13 July 2015

New VSNW Project Manager and Business Development Lead

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

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 

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