Author Archives: Ben Whalley

“We break down barriers to help improve lives” – the bold statement on the front page of our programme’s website.  How we go about doing that is something that we spent time exploring in the lead up to our programme’s fifth year.

We’re recruiting someone for the varied and exciting role of Involvement Coordinator on our Big Lottery Funded programme!

Something to create a bit of warmth in the middle of a cold and damp January: Colette shares how the Manchester Christmas Dinner project used their Innovation Partnership Fund application to make the ultimate Christmas for young care leavers. “I got involved with The Christmas Dinner Project (TCD) three years ago.  My reasons for getting […]

The Innovation Partnership Fund has been making up to £500 available to communities and grass roots groups and organisations across Manchester for just under a year.

This At a Glance focuses on co-production and some of the key things that ensure the relationship between people using services, people delivering services (and the communities around both) can become powerful agents of change. There are some pieces of practical advice around how to introduce co-production or see where you, your group or organisation […]

After a full six months of the Manchester Housing First Pilot we’ve focused our At a Glance e-bulletin on this innovative and radical approach.

Manchester Community Central (MACC) held their annual Spirit of Manchester Awards last night (6th October) and members of Inspiring Change Manchester’s Women’s Voices Lived Experience Group,  our Programme and Engagement Team went along.

Our quarterly newsletter, At a Glance, is full of information about Inspiring Change Manchester’s work in the last quarter and also on our plans for the future.  Download your copy here!

We’re really excited to be sending out At a Glance, our April 2016 update on Inspiring Change Manchester.