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  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 17:10

     The Centre for Local Policy Studies at Edge Hill University are conducting research for the North West Infrastructure partnership (a body representing a range of organisations involved with equalities in the voluntary and community sector).

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 17:03

     ICA-UK are running their Group Work Skills course in Manchester on 21st July and have a special summer offer: If you book on to the course with another person, then you get your place for half price! They also have a sliding scale of prices to reflect the size of your organisation.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:46

     Leeds Building Society Charitable Foundation consider applications for community based projects which aim to provide relief of suffering, hardship or poverty, or their direct consequences. More details are on the website. They provide funds to Registered Charities working in the area of their branches. There is a branch in Sale.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:43

     The Old Possum's Practical Trust offers between £500 and £5,000 to local charities in the UK that work in the fields of artistic, musical or theatrical community work. There is a wide variety of possible projects that the trust would support. Focus is on projects that are sustainable and contextual to the local area. There are no deadlines for applications.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:40

     First TransPennine Express and the Forestry Commission would like to inspire people to make a positive improvement to their community and improve their local environment. The Green Grants are available for environmental improvements in relation to trees and/or woodlands for the benefit of the community.


  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:37

     The IMPACT Awards recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people's health. They are funded by GlaxoSmithKline and managed in partnership with The King's Fund. The awards are open to registered charities that are at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with a total annual income between £10,000 and £1.5 million.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:35

    Inspiring Communities Toolkit

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:23

     The Institute of Fundraising and BT have produced Networked for Good: How to use Social Media to Give Your Fundraising a Boost, which gives information on how to use social media, such as blogs, Facebook and Twitter, to help with fundraising.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:10

    On Saturday 29 October get involved in Make a Difference Day, the UK's biggest day of volunteering! Last year more than 2,000 organisers put on activities involving 70,000 volunteers. More information and free resources are available online.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 15:58

    New Way Forward provides groups and activities for adults who experience mental ill health. Upcoming activities include: