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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

Nominations are now open for the 2013 Compact Awards

8 August 2013

The Compact Awards highlight outstanding examples of partnership work between voluntary and community organisations and the statutory sector, and provide an opportunity to recognise achievement as a result of the Compact way of working

“Very small, very quiet, a whisper” – Black and Minority Ethnic groups: voice and influence

1 August 2013

This new Third Sector Research Centre research looked at the position of the Black and Minority Ethnic voluntary and community sector in the current climate, and their capacity to influence policy and practice

Time to Change grants fund open

1 August 2013

Round 4 of the Time to Change grants fund is now open and the deadline for applications is 2pm on 18th September

BIG Assist Conference Papers

31 July 2013

The BIG Assist conference was held in London on 3rd July and materials from the day are now available. There are also short interviews with some conference delegates

Bedroom tax: Carers facing debt, eviction and food poverty

31 July 2013

New research by Carers UK has illustrated the impact of the spare room subsidy or 'bedroom tax' on carers and disabled people

Applications open for Rehabilitation Social Action Fund

31 July 2013

Up to £3.5 million will be available for charities and social enterprises who can demonstrate that they have a strong track record in using social action to rehabilitate offenders, a commitment to improving their evidence of impact and an ambition to scale up. The deadline for applications is 5th September 2013

Volunteers wanted for Healthwatch Lancashire

30 July 2013

Are you interested in helping to improve health and social care services in Lancashire and have a few hours a week, or a month, to spare?

Shaw Trust consultation on employment support

3 July 2013

Shaw Trust is currently undertaking a national consultation about the form of employment support that should be available for people with disabilities or health conditions, once the current Work Choice programme finishes

Launch of DSC Company Giving Almanac

3 July 2013

The Directory of Social Change have launched their new Company Giving Almanac 2013. Their research shows that the top 418 company givers to UK charities and communities gave a total of some £600 million

Busary Opportunity for MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics

26 June 2013

One bursary of £1,000 is available towards fees for the MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics from the University of Manchester

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Featured News

21 July 2014

VSNW welcomes new BLF funding to open doors to Europe

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)

21 July 2014

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

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

8 July 2014

'A Day in the Life' work shadow scheme 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

8 July 2014

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Compact Awards

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.

8 July 2014

Book your place at the VSNW Conference and AGM 2014

Please join us on 15th October for an interesting day of debate and discussion on the latest issues affecting the voluntary and community sector in the North West. The day will include a series of workshops and two great keynote speakers

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