- Tameside State of the Voluntary Sector 2013 – a report on social and economic impact
- Themed Funding Guides
- Funky Lizard Volunteer Booklet
- Tameside Room Directory
- Directory of Droylsden Community Groups
- T3SC's impact
- 3rd Sector Works Project report
GMFunding.net - Funding portal
- My Donate
- GMVSS Market Place
- Working with Tameside Council
- Social prescribing for mental health - a guide for commissioning and delivery
- Surviving the recession - resources
Themed Funding Guides
We have produced themed guides on funds available specifically for your group.
Funky Lizard Volunteers booklet
Are you looking for an affordable room for your group?
Tel: 0161 339 4985
Here is a directory of Droyslden Community groups which includes Adult groups and children and young people groups. It also includes the details of useful Droylsden contacts.
Find out more about the impact T3SC has had on the voluntary and community sector:
GMFunding.net - Funding portal
If you are a voluntary organisation, charity or community group in Tameside, GMFunding.net is a new, free service to help you search for sources of funding for your organisation, venture or project.
GMFunding.net includes an online database containing details of over 5,000 funding schemes that are available in the UK from European and national sources, directed at the public, private, charitable, and voluntary and community sectors. This information is continuously researched and updated by staff at GrantFinder. It has a number of useful features for the local fundraiser. These include:
- The latest published information on national government, trust and lottery funding
- A link to T3SC and the ability to request support and guidance from us
An easy to use print function for detailed grant information
- Links to useful online resources such as information sheets and fact packs
You will need to complete a short, online registration form which will give you immediate, free and unrestricted access to our comprehensive database of funding opportunities. Registration is necessary to measure the use and value of continuing to provide this information service.
GMFunding.net has been set up as a partnership project between voluntary sector support organisations in Greater Manchester, including T3SC and is funded through ChangeUp, the government initiative to improve the quality of support that frontline voluntary and community groups can access.
Open 9am-4pm Monday-Friday, Tel: 0800 028 0085 Email: email@example.com
This FREE service is led by Children England, funded by the Department for Educaton and brought to you by i-TRUST, part of the COVER Charity Group. i-TRUST have been providing effective IT support services to charites, voluntary and community organisatons for over six years.This project is part of a wider programme of support for voluntary and community sector organisations working with children, young people and families.
Greater Manchester Cares works to connect businesses with their local communities. Around 2000 people a year volunteer through Cares, most completing 1 day team challenges as well as some longer term volunteering projects.
GMC are always looking for projects with community groups and schools in economically and socially disadvantaged areas that can benefit from volunteer help.
Projects could include:
- Garden Makeover.
- Creating a reading garden/outdoor classroom.
- Painting Murals.
- Painting and Decorating.
- Environmental Work.
GMVSS Market Place is a new buying group that will enable groups to save money and time and make more ethical and environmentally-friendly choices when purchasing goods and services.
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (TMBC) spends approximately £90 million per annum on the provision of goods, services and works. The Council is committed to providing a high quality service to meet both the current and future needs of local people. Suppliers have a key role to play and the Council encourages competition, welcoming bids from both new and existing suppliers. This guide has been produced to assist suppliers by:
Providing an awareness of the rules the Council must follow in inviting suppliers to bid for contracts.
Informing suppliers how to identify opportunities from the range of goods, services and works required by the Council.
Explaining how to tender for Council contracts.
Providing specific information relating to each Service Unit.
Supplier adoption – registering for the NWCE/AGMA online E-business Portal.
Social prescribing supports improved access both to psychological treatments and to interventions addressing the wider determinants of mental health.
Social prescribing for mental health - a guide for commissioning and delivery
'The economic downturn is creating difficulties for local voluntary, community and faith (VCF) sector organisations, as demands for services rise whilst funding gets tighter. NAVCA need to be able to help their members in their vital role of supporting their local VCF sector.' Kevin Curley, Chief Executive of NAVCA.
NAVCA recession help webpages
NAVCA (National Association of Voluntary and Community Action) has dedicated webpages to assist local infrastructure organisations to be better prepared to support their local VCF sector to avoid the worst aspects of the recession. www.navca.org.uk/recession
Fundraising HealthCheck is a free, confidential diagnostic tool to help you understand the impact of the recession on your fundraising portfolio. www.fundraisinghealthcheck.org
Recession advice portal
ACEVO has an advice and support web portal to help its members through these challenging times. ‘Recession Support’ has sections on areas such as finance, managing your organisation and CEO development. www.cutswatch.org.uk/main/
Charities Aid Foundation has set up a confidential helpline for charity leaders seriously worried about their financial situation. The freephone ‘Financial Crisis Helpline’ is staffed by experienced managers who will talk through your concerns and suggest possible steps you could take. www.cafonline.org/Default.aspx?page=16919
NCVO Recession ResourcesInformation on recession-proofing your organisation and crisis management. www.ncvo-vol.org.uk/downturn.asp