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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

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

Volunteering Opportunities in Manchester with Join In

28 May 2014

This summer, Join In is partnering with ITV to bring 100,000 volunteers into community sport

Cabinet Office Sustainability Fund Consultation

27 May 2014

The Cabinet Office has opened a consultation for a “new fund to support the sustainability of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector”. NCVO are inviting views from their members and the wider sector, to inform their response

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Featured News

27 May 2015

VSNW Vacancy - Project Manager and Business Development Lead

Would you like to help increase the profile and influence of the voluntary and community sector in the North West? We currently have a vacancy for a part time Project Manager and Business Development Lead 

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