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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 Universities to offer more mental health support to students

Greater Manchester will be the first place in the country to establish a dedicated centre to help support higher education students with mental health needs thanks to a new partnership between the

Be a Healthier, Happier Workplace

ABL offer free weight management and health sessions to support staff wellbeing

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Upcoming tender opportunities for GM VCSE organisations - CYP Safe Zones and Community Cancer Engagement Service

Greater Manchester CYP Safe Zones

A new crisis care pathway is being developed for children and young people across the 10 boroughs of Greater Manchester.

Resilience in an Ageing Greater Manchester: Report Published

Ambition for Ageing has today released a report titled Resilience in Ageing in Greater Manchester, looking at the needs of older people in resilience planning.

Greater Manchester launches initiative to tackle homelessness

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has launched a campaign to help end the need for rough sleeping in the city-region this winter, and in the future.

Have your say – Greater Manchester’s Plans for Good Employment, Jobs and Growth

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is currently developing a Good Employment Charter which aims to encourage and support employers to become more productive and

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

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

St Thomas Centre announces contracts with two social enterprises

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed two social enterprises to provide services to our St Thomas Centre, a subsidiary social enterprise of GMCVO offering conference and meeting room

Development of Health and Social Care case studies - your chance to showcase your work and promote your organisation

Work is currently underway by GMCVO to create a series of case studies to showcase VCSE organisations working in health and social care across GM. 

Invitation to join co production group at GM Health and Social Care Partnership

Would you like to be part of strategic co-production in the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership?

Coaching/mentoring offer - for people representing patient voice in the NHS

NHS England has developed a coaching/mentoring development opportunity for Patient and Public Voice (PPV) partners.

Tell us your experiences of public sector funding of VCSE organisations in GM

Has funding from the public sector changed in the last 18 months? We want to hear about your experiences so we can feed back to the GM Health and Social Care Partnership.

Voting now open for Manchester Heart of the Community Fund

The Virgin Money Foundation has launched a new grants fund for community organisations in Greater Manchester.

Adult Education Budget devolving to Greater Manchester in April 2019

The Adult Education Budget (AEB) will be devolved to Greater Manchester from April 2019, with delivery as from August 2019.

Free NCFE Level 2 course for charities: Digital Promotions for Business

Digital Skills England are offering free places on a fully funded online NCFE Level 2 course in Digital Promotions for Business, designed to help charities better understand the world of online mar

Help Greater Manchester talk about alcohol

Alcohol has a huge impact on the health of individuals, communities and health services across our city region.

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

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

GM Children and Young People Health and Wellbeing Framework 2018-2022 

The vision for Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership's children’s programme is to make Greater Manchester (GM) one of the best places in the

Free AFA seminar: Social infrastructure: how shared spaces make communities work

Date: Wednesday 7 November 2018

Time: doors open at 13:30 for 14:00 lecture start (session ends: 16:00)

Venue: St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, M12 6FZ

Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit - 15th November

Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Summit: Working Together to do Business For Good

GMBME & MBME Joint Networking event - 27th September

Thank you to everyone who came to our joint BME Networks meeting on 27th November 2018. We had an excellent meeting with a really good turn out of over 70 people in attendance.

New 'place-based', preventative role for the NHS in GM

Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham will today, for the first time, set out Greater Manchester’s vision of a 21st century NHS as part of a new model of public service within the city-re

10GM Funding Bulletin - October 2018

The latest Funding Bulletin produced by 10GM, a partnership of local support and development agencies in Greater Manchester has been produced.

GM Good Employment Charter consultation

GMCA is leading on the development of a Good Employment Charter. The aim is to enlist all employers to make employment more accessible, rewarding and sustainable.

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