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International Day of the Girl Child Week of 8 October 2018

Youth workers across Greater Manchester are highlighting the rights of the girl child, and girls’ skills and ingenuity in claiming fair treatment. There are lots of events in Greater Manchester on the week of 8 October 2018 for International day of the Girl Child. Campaigning for the rights of the girl Campaign Themes are being […]

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How to work with young people in care

This training on 16 October, 1pm-4pm at GMYN, Green Fish Resource Centre, explores working with young people in care and how to provide effective support and enable them to participate in your service. The session aims to enable participants to; • Understand key terminology around young people in care • Recognise issues that young people […]

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 3 September 2018

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards (MSB) comprises the Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Boards (MSCB). The Boards share an Independent Chair, Julia Stephens-Row; and are supported by the MSB Business Unit. The bulletin includes news, events, training opportunities and links to information and resources which we hope will be of use […]

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Virgin Money Foundation’s Heart of the Community Fund

Virgin Money Foundation are on a mission to support community regeneration by backing people who can make big changes happen locally. Virgin Money Foundation love helping local communities thrive so every two months, they are giving three local charities the chance to win £1,000 – with awards of £500 and £250 for the two runners-up. […]

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The Triangle Trust – Rehabilitation of offenders and ex-offenders

Across the prison population including men, women and youth at least 1 in 2 prisoners released will re-offend within a year. Offenders need information to make the right decisions about their lives in the community: where they will live; how they will gain a legitimate income; how they will rebuild their family ties, or form […]

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Tampon Tax Community Fund in Greater Manchester

The purpose of the Tampon Tax Fund is to allocate the funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. The Tampon Tax Community Fund aims to support women who are most marginalised to overcome barriers that prevent them from fulfilling their potential. The Programme […]

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£2 million Youth strand of the Building Connections Fund opens

Eligible charities and community organisations from across England can apply for up to £80,000 from the Building Connections Fund Youth strand, to expand or enhance their work tackling youth loneliness. Funding, delivered by the Co-op Foundation, is available for projects that support any groups of young people within the most deprived 30% areas of England. […]

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A Place To Belong – let’s help local youth services do even more to tackle loneliness by Co-op Foundation

The Co-op Foundation funded research by UK Youth, a national charity who provide a collective voice for local youth organisations. The results of this have been released with the report A Place To Belong. “Loneliness isn’t a word they’d use, it’s something we see.” Youth workers see loneliness as a widespread issue for young people […]

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Meet and Code

Are you a charitable organisation that would like to organise a digital/coding event for young people between ages 8 and 24? Whether it’s a workshop, hackathon or another format – there are no limits on how to structure your event. After a successful start in 2017, Meet and Code will enter its second cycle. In […]

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Partners across Manchester come together to champion youth social action in communities across the city

Young Manchester has launched a Positive Engagement Programme which will engage more young people in the communities of Manchester through detached youth work. The charity has commissioned £250,000 for the 21-month project which will improve opportunities for young people. The funding will be focused on creating positive social action initiatives within communities such as developing […]

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