Community Matters E-Learning

Published date: 
Friday, 11th March 2022
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Fire Safety in the Workplace Short Course is designed to help you and your business understand the risks of fire and the steps that can be taken to mitigate the risk of fire. It will provide the knowledge required to prevent fire and protect people from harm.

The course outlines from the very basics of how fire starts and spreads, through to risk assessments and managing risk, as well as outlining the legal obligations of different people in the workplace and their roles and responsibilities relating to fire safety. 

Areas Covered:

Paediatric First Aid Courses

Published date: 
Friday, 11th March 2022
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Fully funded x 50 Millie’s Trust Family First Aid Courses free to community groups with the aim of supporting parents of children up to learn first aid techniques for children (up to 16) and adults. The courses will last all day from 9.30am-3.30pm each course up to 15 participants.

If you have space and would like to host a first aid course, or if you would like to host a course but don't currently have a space, please contact Rita.liddell@family-action.org.uk for an initial discussion by Friday 18 March.

Social Enterprise Support Fund

Aims/priorities: The programme is focused on social enterprises supporting people facing increased social and economic challenges as a result of the pandemic. Funding is intended to support them in evolving and growing sustainable community services, in the face of ongoing disruption.

Priorities of the fund include:

Theatres Trust Small Grants Scheme

Aims/priorities: The scheme aims to fund small capital improvements to theatres run by charities and not-for-profit groups that will make a big impact to a theatre's resilience, sustainability or accessibility. This can include works to make theatres COVID-secure and ready to reopen. 

Grants are available for small capital projects that will make a big impact to a theatre's resilience, sustainability or accessibility.

Eligible projects include:

Voluntary and Community Sector Frontline Support Grants

Aims/priorities: Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) is providing this grant programme over the next three years to support the work of the voluntary and community sector in tackling homelessness across England.

The Programme is divided into four individually biddable lots, each with a different objective:

Lot 1 - Increase the capacity and capability of the sector to prevent and relieve rough sleeping and homelessness.

Asda Foundation - Empowering Local Communities Grant

Aims/priorities: The purpose of the programme is to support projects and activities which are important to a community which benefit local people.

Eligible costs and projects under each theme supported by the programme include the following:

Building Resilient Communities

Supporting community groups with the equipment, essentials and facilities to enable activity to take place. This might be enhancing what is already available, providing core items or enabling an activity to continue.

Active Lives

Zuto Make A Difference Fund

The Zuto Make a Difference Fund welcomes applications from grassroots community groups based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester.

Who can apply?

The Zuto Make a Difference Fund aims to encourage and support grassroots community organisations. This means small, community-based and locally controlled groups that manage themselves, encourage people to get involved as volunteers and who just need a bit of financial help to be able to work with their community in the way they’d like.