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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.

10GM Funding Bulletin - June 2019

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

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service proposed changes and the possible VCSE impact

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is currently looking proposals for ways of restructuring its services. The main impacts of the proposals for the voluntary sector are:

Festival of Research

The University of Salford are holding their Annual Festival of Research 17th June to 12th July and are looking for VCSE organisations to take part, to have displays or to deliver workshops as part

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

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

BAME Communities: Ageing in Place - Call for research proposals

Exploring the social infrastructure that enables BAME communities to age in place.

Call for research project proposals

Joint Greater Manchester and Manchester BME Networks meeting - 29th April 2019

Our latest quarterly joint BME Networks meeting attracted over 70 people - thanks those who came along to support us.

Invitation to apply to be on Disabled People's Panel

The Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People (GMCDP) has been commissioned by the Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to establish a Disabled People’s Panel drawn from organisations

VCSE role in commissioning across Greater Manchester: the good, the bad and the inadvertent

We are interested in hearing about your experiences of working with the public sector in regard to the commissioning of activities and services.

Shortlist announced for GM Health and Social Care Champion Awards 2019

After receiving almost 400 nominations, the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership has announced the shortlist for this year’s Greater Manchester Health & Care Champion Awa

New issue of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership newsletter now available

The latest issue of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care newsletter is now available to view by

Greater Manchester Cancer Screening and Engagement Programme Stakeholder events

The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership have commissioned a Greater Manchester Cancer Screening and Engagement Programme.

Greater Manchester’s Hidden Talent seeking providers in Bury and Wigan

GMCVO is currently seeking proposals from providers to deliver the GM’s Hidden Talent programme in Bury and Wigan.

ABOUT GM’S HIDDEN TALENT

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

Back after a short break, the new issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view.

Food Poverty Map North Manchester

Sow the City have produced a food poverty map for the North Manchester area with an accompanying presentation.

Greater Manchester: ESF Community Grants 2019 – 2021

A £4.9 million programme to tackle unemployment has been launched in April 2019 with backing from the European Social Fund.

'Shining a light on suicide' - launch of new GM wide campaign

A new campaign has been launched to encourage people in Greater Manchester to talk about suicide, the biggest killer of men under 49 and women aged between 20 to 34 in the region.

New commisioning opportunity for GM VCSE organisations

As part of the Greater Manchester (GM) Tobacco Programme, ‘Making Smoking History’, the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership are inviting GM VCSE organisations to submi

Social Infrastructure: How shared spaces make communities work

GMCVO-led project Ambition for Ageing’s new report Social Infrastructure: How shared spaces make communities work, argues that to reduce social isolation, we need a diversity of social infras

Paid opportunities for BME people with lived experience of severe mental distress 

Synergi Collaborative Centre is recruiting 4 co-researchers on a casual basis to work with academic researchers based at the University of Manchester on a qualitative research project exploring the

**Exciting Opportunity** GMCVO are seeking a facilitator for our staff away day on September 3rd 2019

If you’re an experienced facilitator who can deliver a fun and engaging day for our whole staff team of around 40 individuals, please have a look at our brief and submit a proposal.

Culture Champions in Manchester

GMCVO led programme Ambition for Ageing are pleased to announce that they will be working with the Royal Exchange Theatre to deliver the Culture Champions scaled programme in Manchester.

Greater Manchester Co-operative Commission launch their Call for Evidence

 Following their inaugural meeting in February, the Greater Manchester’s Co-operative Commission has issued a rallying call to keep driving the movement forward and help build a stronger

Interested in Co-Production? Join an Action Learning Set to #CoProduceGM

Are you having trials and tribulations with co-production? Do you need space for structured thinking to solve that wicked problem?

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