Following an open tender exercise, we have recently appointed contractors for our Festival of Ageing and Community Media initiatives. News about successful Community Navigator appointees will follow shortly.
This briefing is the output of the first phase of a GMCVO joint project with the University of Manchester about the role of local organisations in facilitating social capital.
GMCVO has launched a competition to secure providers for the first three Ambition for Ageing Scaled Programmes to be delivered across the eight districts of Greater Manchester where Ambition for Ageing is operating.
The Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board is commissioning short research projects to help fill gaps in our knowledge about some of the more marginalised groups of people aged over 50, who are so far less involved in A
In Autumn 2016, Ambition for Ageing called for evidence to inform our process of identifying programmes that have a proven track record in reducing older people’s social isolation with a view of upscaling these.
Scaled Programmes are a number of projects that have been developed out of four design workshops held in early 2017.
Update 5/7/17: Since we went public on what we’re commissioning for the first round of scaled programmes, several people have approached us with opportunities to improve the work.
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Here are the project ideas that were developed out of our four recent workshops.
Building on the Growing Older in My Greater Manchester event in January (see report here) a series of workshops have ta