GMCVO eBulletin, May/June 2020


Monthly update of news, events, reports and surveys which we hope will be of interest.

Among the items in the edition are the following headlines

GM VCSE leaders are asking the Government for urgent help

One year of GM’s Hidden Talent in numbers

Caring, Working, Living celebrate their achievements!

GMCVO announced as member of Greater Manchester Social Enterprise Group

GMCVO joins youth employment response group aiming to avoid a lost generation

VCSE organisations urged to ensure they are accessing vital funding

Support the #NeverMoreNeeded campaign

Report – Impact of covid-19 on the BAME community and voluntary sector

Social Enterprises and COVID-19 – Social Enterprise UK report published

Hidden Figures: The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on LGBT Communities

Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan Update

Rising to the Challenge – commissioning with the VCSE sector in extreme times
Monday, 22nd June Online

Research Network meeting: The Healthwatch Research Governance Framework
Friday, 3rd July Location TBC

Investment Officer – Social Investment

Grants to support mental wellbeing

Emergency government grants scheme now open

Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund

Nationwide Community Grants programme

Resourcing Racial Justice fund launched

Grant funding to help young people overcome barriers to employment, education and training

Have your say on GM housing provider priorities

Survey to establish the health and well-being impacts of COVID-19-related physical/social distancing policies

Our Covid Voices

GM Living with Dementia survey now open

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