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TogetherGM – advice updated in response to latest Coronavirus restrictions for the North
 
 
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Social Enterprise Support Fund – Round 2 opens today at 1pm
 
 
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Government has funded the creation of the Greater Manchester Community Homes Hub
 
 
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A Pan-Equalities Approach to Covid-19 Recovery Planning - GM=EqAl report published
 
 
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Developing social contact models in a time of social distancing (Ambition for Ageing)
 
 
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Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Network
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Social Enterprise UK-led Choose Communities Campaign: 15th-17th October
 
 
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Get your social enterprise listed on the GMSEN Social Enterprise Directory
 
 
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Support & Resources
GMCVO Social Enterprise Support Directory for Greater Manchester
 
 
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'Flourishing beyond Covid' support toolkit (Flourish CIC & Manchester City Council)
 
 
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GMCVO's COVID-19 News and Updates webpage
 
 
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The easing of lockdown: practical considerations for managing and supporting staff webinar (NCVO)
 
 
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Co-operative Bank and partners webinar on Adopting Digital Technologies to help grow your business – now available online
 
 
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COVID-19 Support and Resources for Social Enterprises (GMCVO)
 
 
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Recover & Rebuild Webinar Series (School for Social Entrepreneurs)
 
 
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GM Chamber of Commerce open access to their GM Business Community network
 
 
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Support and guidance for co-ops through COVID-19 (Co-operatives UK)
 
 
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Events & Training
Emergency Grants for GM BAME Communities - support workshop (GM BAME Network)
 
 
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Stakeholder Engagement with social distancing (Social Audit Network)
 
 
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Health and justice response to Covid-19 (Clinks)
 
 
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An Introduction to Sources of Funding for Charities and Social Enterprises (School for Social Entrepreneurs)
 
 
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Start Up Boost (School for Social Entrepreneurs)
 
 
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Social Enterprise World Forum Digital - tickets now on sale
 
 
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Research Network Meeting: Using a qualitative longitudinal study design in voluntary sector research
 
 
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Opportunities 
Support project connecting BAME Social Entrepreneurs (GMCVO & GM BAME Network)
 
 
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Send in a short clip of your social enterprise in action to be part of Social Enterprise UK’s Choose Communities campaign film!
 
Call for new members of the GM Equality Alliance – applications closing soon
 
 
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Greater Manchester Women & Girls Equality Panel – applications close this Sunday
 
 
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Human Lending Library – free business mentoring support for social entrepreneurs (Expert Impact)
 
 
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The Young Innovators Awards 2020/21 are now open!
 
 
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New digital skills training programmes open for candidate applications
 
 
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Vacancy: Business Development Lead (10GM)
 
 
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Finance & Funding
GMCVO continuing to offer social investment to social enterprises and trading charities
 
 
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Grants to support BAME-led organisations affected by Covid-19
 
 
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Grants to support mental wellbeing - Stage 2
 
 
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Resonance Community Developers Fund – investment for projects developing community led and owned assets (Resonance & GMCVO)
 
 
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Emergency government grants scheme - eligibility changing after August 17th
 
 
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Community Project Small Grants scheme (People's Postcode Lottery)
 
 
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Explore your funding options with a GM Chamber of Commerce Business Skills Consultant
 
 
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Two new funds launched to support VCSE organisations and community centres affected by Covid-19
 
 
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GMCVO's dedicated Covid-19 Funding page
 
 
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Covid-19 Emergency Funding for Charities and Social Sector Organisations (Charity Bank)
 
 
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10GM Funding Bulletin - August 2020
 
 
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Beware of the Bull Funding Bulletin - August 2020
 
 
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Publications
New report: Greater Manchester’s Hidden Talent’s response to the Covid-19 crisis (Hidden Talent)
 
 
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New research report: Growing Older with Learning Disabilities (Ambition for Ageing)
 
 
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Six insights on fundraising during the Covid-19 recovery (Lime Green Consulting)
 
 
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Then One Day... a new podcast from Power to Change
 
Hear about the latest Recovery Tracker results (GM Chamber of Commerce)
 
 
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COVID-19 research projects (Nuffield Foundation)
 
 
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Social Enterprise Stories (Social Enterprise UK)
 
 
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Have you listened to Good Finance's #AChangingWorld podcast?
 
 
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The prospects for community businesses in the North of England (Power to Change)
 
 
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Have your Say
Please let us know of VCSE organisations who are at risk of closing
 
 
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Developing a GM Race Equality Panel – consultation phase closing this Sunday
 
 
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Sign GM VCSE Leaderships Group's BAME Statement
 
 
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Everyday Economists
 
 
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Survey: Greater Manchester Business Monitor : COVID-19 Impacts (GM Chamber of Commerce)
 
 
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Survey: Survey to establish the health and well-being impacts of COVID-19-related physical/social distancing policies
 
 
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Help develop a user engagement strategy for users of government statistics
 
 
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