GMCVO eBulletin, April 2021


Welcome to this eBulletin, our monthly update of news, events, reports and surveys which we hope will be of interest. Among the items in this edition are:-


Mayoral candidates commit to working with VCSE sector if elected

£50,000 awarded to neighbourhoods across Greater Manchester

One Year On: Lessons from lockdown

Social Prescribing Set to Grow Better Mental Health Across GM

The Greater Manchester Wellbeing Toolkit is now live!

Guidance for vaccination and testing in charity retail

GM Local Enterprise Partnership welcomes five new board members


Manifesto for the VCSE Sector

GM Independent Inequalities Commission publishes recommendations for tackling the causes and drivers of inequality

GM’s Hidden Talent: Year Two Peer Evaluation Report

Older People and Financial Security policy paper published

GM VCSE Leadership Group’s Economic Vision

Community, Connection and Cohesion during Covid 19: Beyond Us and Them

DCMS Coronavirus Impacts Third Sector Survey

GM Co-production Network: getting the support you need
Tuesday, 27th April Online

GM VCSE Learning Event ‘Managing your different hats’
Thursday, 29th April Online

GMCVO VCSE Assembly: Developing an Integrated Care System in Greater Manchester – perspectives from the VCSE sector
Thursday, 13th May Online

Bite size learning Session 4: An insight into the systemic inequalities faced by immigrant communities in GM
Thursday, 20th May Online

Research Network Meeting: Using evaluation for organisational learning
Friday, 21st May Online

Age-Friendly Places in Practice online workshops
Various dates Online

Free webinars for charity leaders

VCSE Perinatal & Parent Infant Mental Health Champions – Expression of Interest

Opportunity to facilitate Greater Manchester Equality Panels

Lloyds Bank Foundation

Boost Choose Now Change Lives programme

The Schroder Charity Trust

National Lottery Awards for All – England

Standard Life Foundation

Recycle for Greater Manchester Community Fund

ESF Community Grants – Greater Manchester Step Ahead Grants Round

UK Community Renewal Fund

Skelton Charity Grants

Postcode Neighbourhood Trust – North of England

The Global Majority Fund

Take part in the Evidence for Equality National Survey (EVENS)

The Law Family Commission on Civil Society: Call for evidence

Social Cohesion and Covid-19 Research – Participants needed to represent GM

Mobilising Voluntary Action in England – share your experiences!

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