Everyday Premises Management in a COVID world Webinar

Published date: 
Tuesday, 7th June 2022
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Community Southwark in collaboration with Lewisham Local are excited to be working again with The Ethical Property Foundation one of the leading charities that provide property advice to charities and community organisations. 

Everyday Property Management in a COVID World is our final webinar of our 4 property matters webinar series. 

Join us for a 1-hour online session split into a 20-minute presentation followed by a discussion of points raised.

The webinar will help you:

Free creative project for house bound people in Oldham and Tameside

Published date: 
Monday, 6th June 2022
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Art Pen Pals is a new free creative project for isolated, house-bound individuals in Oldham and Tameside, which can include people with caring responsibilities, mental or physical ill-health.

The project will pair up people who are unable to join Arc's face to face or online groups for any reason with a volunteer buddy, with whom they can exchange creative works by post ( e.g. poetry/collage/watercolour/embroidery/sketching...)

Greater Manchester Pension Top Up campaign 2022 - free online training open for booking

Published date: 
Monday, 6th June 2022
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Booking is now open for the free online training from Independent Age free to support the Greater Manchester Pension Top Up campaign. There are 15 places available on session. If there is demand, additional sessions will be added.

An introductory overview of Pension Credit and Attendance Allowance - online course via Teams to support the GM Pension Top Up campaign.

Community Hive - New mental and emotional wellbeing offer for Tameside & Glossop

Published date: 
Monday, 6th June 2022
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In December 2021 Tameside, Oldham & Glossop Mind teamed up with 42nd Street and local children and young people to create a brand new mental health offer.

The offer has been design by young people to provide support accessible in their local community, with access to walk-in support via our wellbeing coaches.

Young people aged 8 - 18 years, can access interventions such as brief intervention, coaching, wellbeing groups, families support, psychosocial support, and counselling.

DCMS Youth Investment Fund

Aims/priorities: Funding is intended to create, expand and improve local youth facilities and their services, with the goal of driving positive outcomes for young people, such as:

  • Improved health and wellbeing.
  • Skills for work, employment and life.

In advance of Phase 2 of the Fund, there will be pilot funding to build up to four youth facilities across England which will enable DCMS to test the Youth Investment Fund (YIF) approach and facility requirements.

Expected outcomes of the pilot are:

Community Ownership Fund

Aims/priorities: The Community Ownership Fund is a £150 million fund over four years (2021 to 2024/25) to support community groups across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to take ownership of assets which are at risk of being lost to the community.

The fund forms part of a package of UK wide levelling-up interventions, helping to support recovery, build opportunity and empower communities to improve their local places.

The Community Ownership Fund has four strategic objectives:

Places of Worship Protective Security Funding Scheme

Aims/priorities: The scheme is intended to reduce the risk and impact of hate crime at places of worship and associated faith community centres. Funding is available for protective security measures to places of worship that have been subject to, or are vulnerable to a hate crime attack.

Who can apply? The following are some examples of places of worship buildings that are eligible to apply for the funding (this is not an exhaustive list):

Hilden Charitable Fund

Aims/priorities: The aim of the Fund is to address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are unlikely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the UK and overseas fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at community level.

Who can apply? 

Enterprise Development Programme - Black and Minoritised Communities

Aims/priorities: The Enterprise Development Programme aims to provide business and financial support to charities and social enterprises in England that are thinking of exploring new enterprise models and require financial or business support to make the transition, with the ultimate aim of taking on social investment in the future. The programme is open to organisations working across a range of sectors, which will vary as the programme runs its course.

Currently applications are invited from organisations working in the following sectors: