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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

Applications are open for the 2013-14 DoH voluntary sector partnership awards

27 June 2012

Applicants are invited to submit proposals to develop new, innovative approaches to health and care, actively share excellent practice or improve integrated care and efficiency. In the last funding round (2012-13), 74 projects benefited from funding under the scheme with each receiving a share of £6.9 million. These projects, ranging from cancer services to mental health projects for young adults, are now benefiting people across the country. 

The Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund provides funding to support proposals in the health and care field, supporting projects with the potential for national impact in line with DoH objectives of better health and wellbeing and better care for all. Organisations can apply individually or in partnership with others. 

Proposals need to be submitted under the DoH's online grant management system, Award Information Management System. You can draft your application in Word first by using their template application form. For more information, there is a information pack available. 

Featured News

20 October 2014

VSNW Conference Presentations

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

1 October 2014

Volunteering Fund Success Stories in the North West

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.

15 September 2014

Due North: Inquiry on Health Equity for the North

The independent inquiry panel, which included Richard Caulfield, VSNW Chief Executive and which was funded by Public Health England, has published its final report

1 September 2014

VCS engagement with Health and Wellbeing Boards

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

1 September 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. Thanks to Charity Bank for their sponsorship of the conference

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