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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

Co-creating public services with stories of lived experience

Join us to explore co-creating public services with stories of lived experience.

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Thursday, 6 June 2019

Greater Manchester and Manchester BME Network Joint Networking Event

Manchester BME Network and Greater Manchester BME Network will be holding our next joint networking event on Monday 29th April 2019 at St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Ardwick, M12 6FZ.

Monday, 29 April 2019

Launch of a new Health and Social Care case study

As part of our work on the Health and Social Care VCSE Engagement project, we want to uncover and share the most innovative and unique work that is being done by VCSE organisations in Greater Manch

Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly

GMCVO-led project Ambition for Ageing has today launched a briefing document Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly.

AfA seminar series: Developing the strategy for Age-friendly Greater Manchester – an introduction to phase two

The seminar will be an opportunity to hear about, and discuss, the development of the GM Age-friendly programme, and the next phase of the GM strategy.

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly

Working Inclusively to Make Communities Age-Friendly is a new Ambition for Ageing briefing that asserts that equality, diversity and inclusivity are core to understanding and reduc

Opportunity to have your say on two important Greater Manchester Public Health Strategies

Two key documents: the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership ‘Taking Charge, the next five years’ prospectus and the GM ‘Model of Public Services white paper&rsquo

GM VCSE Mental Health Forum (including dementia, perinatal, children and young people and adult mental health)

The GM Mental Health VCSE (Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise) Forum, links directly with the implementation of the Greater Manchester Mental Health Strategy. The forum meetings have been

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

AfA seminar series: People make places; do places make people?

Speaker: Sheila Peace, Emeritus Professor of Social Gerontology, The Open University

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Ambition for Ageing Culture Champions project - winning bids announced

GMCVO project, Ambition for Ageing are delighted to report that they have appointed the following three organisations to work on the Culture Champions Project:

Social value in government procurement: Have your say

The Civil Society Strategy committed the government to use its buying power to drive social change.

Greater Manchester launches new strategy for radical overhaul of public services

Two new documents have been created by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and Greater Manchester Combined Authority today which set out the most radical overhaul of the way p

Staying mobile in later life

As our population ages, older people’s mobility is a growing priority for Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM).

Our commitment to Disaster Risk Reduction

Ambition for Ageing (AfA), a National Lottery Community fund funded project led by GMCVO, are helping Greater Manc

Co-produce GM: Growing the Coalition

Jam and Justice are co-producing a call for action. Join us to share your knowledge & power to change our city-region for the better.

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

'Making Connections' - a new Ambition for Ageing video

Ambition for Ageing's new short video demonstrates how the programme works to create more age friendly places by connecting communities and people through the creation of relationships, development

Supporting our Staff as Older Carers: a VCSE briefing

GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing’s Working Potential has released a briefing that outlines how VCSE organisations can support older carers as employees or potential employees and therefore lead

Seminar: Resilience in an Ageing Greater Manchester

Ambition for Ageing are proud to present the most recent of our seminar series.

Date: Wednesday 20th March 2019

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Building Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester – evidence from the AFA programme

 GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing has found out what makes an age-friendly neighbourhood in Greater Manchester from over 3,000 older people.

Building Age-Friendly Neighbourhoods in Greater Manchester – evidence from the Ambition for Ageing programme

GMCVO-led Ambition for Ageing has found out what makes an age-friendly neighbourhood in Greater Manchester from over 3,000 older people.

GM Talent Match legacy - New support programme for hidden young people announced

We are delighted to announce that Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation (GMCVO) has secured funding to deliver the Greater Manchester Talent Match Hidden Young People programme.<

Ambition for Ageing Bidders Event for Culture Champions

Ambition for Ageing are looking for providers to develop age-friendly volunteering and engagement in cultural activities in Greater Manchester.

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

GM VCSE Mental Health Forum (including dementia, perinatal, children and young people and adult mental health)

The GM Mental Health VCSE (Voluntary, Community, Social Enterprise) Forum, links directly with the implementation of the Greater Manchester Mental Health Strategy.

Thursday, 14 February 2019

New scaled programme launch – Culture Champions: Invitation to tender

Ambition for Ageing are delighted to launch Culture Champions GM. Ambition for Ageing has developed this work in partnership with the Great Place GM project.

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