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04 Jan 2018
Community navigators required for new hearing loss project

Action on Hearing Loss is recruiting two community navigators for a new Ambition for Ageing project seeking to reduce social isolation for people living with deafness.

03 Jan 2018
Manchester Cares is hiring - Development Officer required!

Manchester Cares is seeking an entrepreneurial, creative, versatile and determined fundraiser to leading the vital Community Fundraising programme at this exciting new organisation.

20 Dec 2017
Winner of Community Navigator contract announced

The first of our three Community Navigator contracts, created to help people over 50 with hearing loss feel less isolated, has now been appointed.

13 Nov 2017
Scaled programmes bid winners announced

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.

10 Oct 2017
Social Capital - an Overview

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.


02 Aug 2017
Ambition for Ageing Call for Proposals - Providers Sought

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.

21 Jul 2017
The Ambition for Ageing Equalities Board is commissioning short research projects

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

03 Jul 2017
Ambition for Ageing Scaled Programmes - Review of Evidence and Summary of Survey Findings

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.

30 Jun 2017
Ambition for Ageing seeks Scaled Programmes' Assessment Panel Volunteers

Scaled Programmes are a number of projects that have been developed out of four design workshops held in early 2017.

14 Jun 2017
Ambition for Ageing Scaled Programmes Update

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.