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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.

Speaker presentations from GM VCSE Assembly: VCSE sector and Taking Charge: The next 5 years

The speaker presentations and supporting documents from the VCSE sector and Taking Charge Assembly event: The next 5 years, our chance to influence the GM plan for the next phase of devolu

Brexit – advice for Greater Manchester VCSE organisations

GMCVO would recommend that VCSE organisations give some thought to the practical impact of Brexit and take some time to review the risks and plan what to do about them.

GM Spatial Framework – please respond by 18th March

Greater Manchester is developing a revised Spatial Framework. The first phase of consultation is now open until 18th March 2019

Manchester BME and GM BME networks joint event - January 2019

We had a great session last week at our latest quarterly joint BME Networks meeting. Thanks to over 50 people who managed to struggle through the snowy conditions to be with us.

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 here.

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

Greater Manchester residents encouraged to go 'fizz free' in February

In support of the new ‘Fizz Free February’ national campaign which began on Friday 1st February, both the Mayor and the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership’s Dep

Resources available to view from recent Workshop held to shape health support for vulnerable and marginalised women across Greater Manchester

 A workshop organised by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to shape health support for vulnerable and marginalised women across Greater Manchester has held on the 31st January 2019.

New edition of Greater Manchester Health and Social Care monthly newsletter out now!

Click here to view the latest monthly newsletter from the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care

New figures have revealed the scale of the impact alcohol has on in Greater Manchester

Harms associated with alcohol are costing Greater Manchester’s public services £1.3 billion a year.

Nominations for the Greater Manchester Health and Care Champions are now OPEN!

Organised by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, with support from the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham and now in their second year, the Greater Manchester Health and C

VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund 2019-20: Children and Young People's Mental Health

Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations can apply for three year fund grants to run projects focused on improving children and young people’s mental health.

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 here.

A Bed Every Night: Initiative to address homelessness in GM

A Bed Every Night is a commitment to provide a bed, welcome, hot meal and support over this winter.

Consultation now OPEN: Greater Manchester Commitments to Individuals with Palliative Care needs approaching or within the Last Year of Life

The Greater Manchester and Eastern Cheshire Strategic Clinical Network are currently developing a Palliative and End of Life Care Framework.

GM All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) – PLEASE LOBBY YOUR MP

Many VCSE organisations will be acutely aware of the extent of the welfare problems being lived and experienced by the people you work with.

Greater Manchester under 5's to benefit from £1.5m programme tacking tooth decay

Thousands of young children are to benefit from a new £1.5m programme launched by the Greater Health and Social Care Partnership aimed at transforming the dental health of under 5s across Gre

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.<

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

The first bumper 2019 issue of the GMCVO Health and Social Care Devolution E-Bulletin now available to view here.

GM VCSE sector Exhibitor opportunities available at Greater Manchester Teaching Care Home Programme Launch

The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership are looking to engage with the voluntary sector/third sector to help reduce social isolation and loneliness and greatly improve social and com

GMCA Future of GM Statement

On 7th January leaders from all sectors of Greater Manchester (GM) came together formally at a press conference to hear from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) leadership about progress a

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.

Help to shape a new kind of National Citizen Service (NCS)

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is the fastest-growing youth movement in the country and The Growth Company have asked for help to shape a new kind of service that gives young people an opportun

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