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GUAC members invited to join an exclusive webinar with the Big Lottery Fund

Tuesday 12th April 09.30 - Register asap. Dear members, GUAC have been working closely with the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) in the past year; involving them in our member days and sharing information on funding streams that have been released regionally.  GUAC recently accepted BLF's invitation to...

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Big Lottery launches eight new funding opportunities across six Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas.

Round three Today (Thursday 17 March 2016) we have launched eight funding opportunities across six Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) areas. Projects have been designed in partnership with the LEPs, and are available to view on our website by following the links below: Coast to Capital - Pr...

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GUAC members have been invited to participate in a short survey by Ixion

Dear GUAC members, Ixion is a not-for-profit group that is part of Anglia Ruskin University, delivering government funded programmes to the hardest-to-help individuals across the UK since 1995. We are currently designing services for European Social Fund projects and our aim is to work with lo...

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Wellbeing valuation: measuring our social value today

Measuring the value that we invest into our communities can be hard to do. GUAC’s supported approach – called the Wellbeing valuation model – considers data from national surveys and analyses the factors that affect our wellbeing – such as community activities, personal support or extra trai...

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Give Us A Chance teams up with the Young Women’s Trust

GUAC is pleased to be supporting the Young Women's Trust (YWT), as it works to improve the life chances and opportunities for economically inactive young women in England and Wales. YWT supports and represents young women who are trapped by low pay or no pay and are at greatest risk of a lifetime...

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ERSA Employability Awards 2016 now open

GUAC is please to promote the 2016 Employment Related Services Association’s (ERSA) Employability Awards, which will celebrate the hard work of organisations and people up and down the country, who dedicate their time to helping  people into work. The Employability Awards, sponsored by APM, h...

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Orbit Group start the year with Give us a Chance

Orbit Group, the Coventry-based 39,000-home housing association has become the latest provider to sign up to GUAC. Working with GUAC, Orbit will be able to continue its work to create more employment opportunities for social housing customers, and help to tackle issues surrounding long term unemp...

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Supporting Smart Futures for young students

Give Us A Chance is pleased to support Smart Futures, a unique work experience programme for Year 12/Fifth year students in England and Scotland. The new programme aims to equip students with a variety of new skills that will give them a head start in their chosen career. The ten month programme,...

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