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Sad news about Cllr. Kieran Quinn

Our sector has lost a friend. We are very sorry and sad to hear of the loss of Kieran Quinn, who died unexpectedly over Christmas.

Guide on trustee liabilities

A new Governance Hub publication provides guidance on assessing and minimising the risks associated with trustee liabilities.
Reducing the Risks - A Guide to Trustee Liabilities:

Tax on Lottery tickets should meet cost of Olympics

The Treasury should forgo its 12 per cent tax on the Lottery and redirect this to meet the increased costs of the Olympics, according to NCVO.

Succession funding toolkit

The Readiness Assessment Tool, originally produced in 2005 for Government Office London to help projects to manage an effective succession or exit strategy when Europe

Charities Act timetable

The provisional timetable for the implemetation of the Charities Act 2006 (click here for detailed summary) has been published by the Office of the Third Sector.

Report says new fund is needed to offset SRB wind-down

Measures to help community organisations deal with the end of the Single Regeneration Budget (SRB) and avert a funding crisis may have come too late, a Government adviser has warned.

Greater Manchester embraces social prescribing to improve mental health and wellbeing

Across Greater Manchester more people are being given ‘prescriptions with a difference’, connecting them with community-based groups and activities that will help them feel better witho

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view here.

Opportunity for GM VCSE organisations to engage with new VCSE School Readiness Group

There is an opportunity for VCSE organisations to be involved with the development of a new VCSE School Readiness Task and Finish group linked to the work of the Greater Manchester Combined Authori

Presentations from BME Network meeting - 11th May 2018

Thank you to everyone who attended the recent joint BME Networking event.

GM plan to give thousands of children and young people the best start in life

A new plan was launched at the Greater Manchester Health and Care Board which will help hundreds of thousands of children and young people in Greater Manchester to get better health and care to imp

Travel to learn, return to inspire – apply now!

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust was established on the death of Sir Winston Churchill in 1965.

Community Leaders join Greater Manchester's Devolution Reference Group

The Greater Manchester Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Devolution Reference Group has welcomed two new members.

Representation Roles: new VCSE Representative positions available

We currently have the following opportunities to become a VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) sector representative on strategic Health and Social Care related governance boards

Health & Social Care Devolution: what have we achieved two years on? #devodifference

It is two years since Greater Manchester took control of its £6bn health and social care budget, and a further £450m to help us transform services.

Reminder – deadline to apply for next Leading GM development programme is Monday 7 May

The Leading GM programme was created with the objective of building a diverse community of leaders who can help equip Greater Manchester with the skills to spearhead the ongoing transformation of o

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view via the attachment below.

Greater Manchester’s Health and Care Champions Awards – Shortlist Announced

The shortlist has now been announced after hundreds of nominations were received for the first ever Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards. 

Music in Mind: A music therapy based project for people with dementia and their carers

If your organisation works with people with dementia or their carers, this programme may be of interest to you?

Greater Manchester set to invest in UK's first veterans care village

 A £3 million pound investment by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) to transform a long-standing and much loved support service for veterans has been approved at the latest GM

Offer of NHS fully funded places for Managers on Disability and Inclusion Training Workshops

The development of these workshops follows a recent piece of research that was commissioned by the Manchester Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) to ‘take a transparent look’ at workplace

Spirit of Manchester Awards 2018 – nominations close on 30 April

The Spirit of Manchester Awards is an annual recognition scheme which MACC has been running since 2013.

An insight into child development in GM two years after devolution

Jon Rouse, Chief Officer at Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, joined Manchester University alumni to speak about devolution.

Working Well Early Help - Expressions of Interest with Lead Providers

Listed below are expressions of interest forms for Lead Providers who are intending to apply for the Working Well Early Help programme.

Programme, combined speaker presentations and workshop notes now available from Greater Manchester Mental Health Forum Meeting - Wednesday 18th April 2018

The programme, combined speaker presentations and workshop presentations are availible to view from this event below.  

GM Health and Social Care VCSE Engagement Project are looking to recruit an Equalities Coordinator Host Organisation

GM Health and Social Care VCSE Engagement Project are looking to recruit an Equalities Co-ordinator Host Organisation

New edition of GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available

The latest issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care E-Bulletin now available to view via the attachment below.

Take part in a new Social Prescribing Survey - deadline for completion extended to Friday 11th May

Salford CVS is working with the University of Salford to map social prescribing provision across Greater Manchester.

Listening to Greater Manchester women’s voices event – Friday 27 April

The Fawcett Society is the UK’s leading charity campaigning for gender equality and women’s rights.

Help needed for research into victims’ experiences of hate crime

NatCen Social Research would like your help for important research to enhance understanding of victims’ experiences of hate crime.

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