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1. Title: YOUNG MANCUNIANS WITH AMBITION – FUNDING2. Awarding Authority: We Love MCR Charity, GB Tel: 07929823375.. Web: (Marie )3. Contract type: Service contract4. Description: The Awarding Authority Charity is excited to announce the launch of their ‘Manchester’s Rising Stars Fund’ – a £200,000 fund offering hope and opportunity to determined young Mancunians who need a helping hand to take their next step in education, entrepreneurship, employment, or training.We Love MCR Charity knows that young Mancunian’s opportunities for study, business and employment have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. But something that hasn’t changed is their ambition and drive. The Manchester’s Rising Stars Fund supports talented young people to overcome the barriers they face, to become the potential rising stars who will help to shape Manchester and become the next generation of achievers. The Fund is unique – it asks young Mancunians what they believe they need to progress on their path to success, and then provides funding to enable them to achieve their ambitions.The charity encourages young people living or studying in Manchester aged 16-24* to apply for an award up to the value of £2,000. (*up to 30 if the individual has lived experience of homelessness). They believe that the right support, at the right time, can be life changing for young people. The Manchester’s Rising Stars Fund has already supported over 40 young people to take positive steps towards their goals by funding vital equipment, courses and accreditations in a successful pilot scheme.The Manchester’s Rising Stars Fund was created with the generous support of the Sir Howard Bernstein Endowment Fund.A defining feature of this launch is the extensive network of over 20 of Manchester’s dedicated youth organisations that have signed up to the programme as Referral Partners. These partners, including the Manchester College, MCFC’s City in the Community, and the East Manchester Youth and Play Partnership, are helping to identify young people who are in need of support, and encourage them to apply for a grant.5. CPV Code(s): 98133110, 80000000, 85320000, 805000006. NUTS code(s): UKD, UKD3, UKD377. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: Manchester.8. Reference attributed by awarding authority: Not provided.9. Estimated value of requirement: We Love MCR Charity announces £200,000 fund for young Mancunians with ambition10. As no deadline date has been specified please contact the awarding authority for further information.11. Address to which they must be sent: For further information regarding the above contract notice please visit:12. Other information: For more information about the fund, the full guidance and how to apply from the website above or contact the awarding authority.TKR-2021122-EX-1541189# funding opportunity# COVID-19