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  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 13:13

    Trafford Mayor's Charity Summer Fun Day at Pictor School, Grove Lane, Timperley WA15 6PH

    Saturday 21st May 2011 12pm to 3pm

    Call 0161 912 3082 or 0161 746 2554 for more details or download a poster at the bottom of the page or by clicking here

  • Tue, 03/05/2011 - 10:53

    Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has teamed up with MEN Group/Trinity Mirror to offer an exciting opportunity for projects that bring your community together to tackle local problems and make their areas a better place to live.

  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 17:21

    A meeting held in Trafford this week has resulted in an initial proposal for a partnership bid to the Improving Futures funding programme from the Big Lottery Fund.

    The outcomes for Improving Futures programme are:

  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 17:15

    VCAT have recently been successful in applying to join a CYPS commissioning framework – this allows VCAT to enter ‘mini competitions’ to bid for contracts to deliver Early Intervention Services on behalf of CYPS over the next three years.

  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 11:59

    The Department of Health's Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund (HSCVF) second local grant scheme is now open to applications.

    HSCVF provides a combination of grant funding and support to local Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations.

    Up to £50,000 is available for 2 or 3 year projects.

  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 11:40

    Charity Commission guidance and model constitutions for charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs) were published on 28 March. But still no final draft regulations and no implementation date – these will come from the Office for Civil Society rather than the Commission.

  • Thu, 21/04/2011 - 11:31

    The Charity Commission's consultation and review of its strategic priorities in the face of cuts will result in significant changes to its services. Its strategic priorities, with some of the changes that will be involved, include:

  • Tue, 19/04/2011 - 13:26

    New Way Forward will be open on the following bank holidays:

  • Tue, 19/04/2011 - 12:19

    'Hitting the Iceberg: How to Manage a Funding Crisis' is a free resource for voluntary and community sector organisations in Manchester

    Managing a funding crisis can be extremely stressful, but it can also provide an important opportunity to review and restructure your organisation, making it stronger for the future.

  • Tue, 19/04/2011 - 11:19

    Saturday 14th May 2011 from 1pm to 3pm at Altrincham Leisure Centre, Oakfield Road, Altrincham 

    Activities include: