Work outside of CHALK

We continue to build our delivery model of testing within CHALK and offering our services across Salford and beyond. Alongside funded work Inspiring Communities Together contribute to the development and delivery of person and community centred work both across Salford and nationally.

Our current programme of work includes:

Health and Wellbeing

Wellbeing Matters

This work forms part of a broader programme of work around Person and Community Centred Approaches as part of the GM Health and Social Care Transformation programme. The creation of an overarching, VCSE led, Social Prescribing model for Salford who will recruit five member organisations to deliver the work within neighbourhoods.

Funding: Funding has been secured for the next three years through the GM Transformation Fund to test ways of working across Salford which demonstrate a positive impact of health and wellbeing against the Salford Locality Plan priorities of Start Well and Live Well.

Delivery Partners: The programme of work is overseen through Salford Population Health Board which Inspiring Communities Together is a named member. The overarching Wellbeing Matters work is led by Salford CVS and the funding to deliver the Social Prescribing model is devolved to the Salford Third Sector Consortium which Inspiring Communities Together hold the role of Treasurer on the Board.  The Consortium have recruited five anchor organisation and Inspiring Communities Together have been awarded through open completion the led for Swinton.

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Malnutrition Task Force

As a member of the task force we are supporting the development of a programme of work with both health care professionals and Age UK Salford testing a Lunch and Learn model of raising awareness of the signs and impact of not eating well in later life along with an opportunity to share food with others through a social eating programme.

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Inspiring Housing

During 2020 the Board of Trustees agreed to develop a community led housing model.  Inspiring Housing has been set up as an independent Community Land Trust to provide affordable rental accommodation for the residents of Salford.

In 2021 following a merger with Seedley and Langworthy Trust Inspiring Housing now own five properties.

Work is taking place with:

  • Salford City Council to build 62 homes on a site in Weaste. Inspiring Housing will take ownership of 23 of these homes.
  • Salix Homes as part of their development of Kara Street in Langworthy, Inspiring Housing will be allocated five properties

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Thrive Trafford

Thrive delivered by Pulse Regeneration works in partnership to provide support to third sector organisations and communities in Trafford. The aim is to support Trafford Council and the Trafford Partnership to deliver their vision for a ‘thriving third sector’.

Funding: funding is allocated by Trafford Council to Pulse Regeneration to deliver a programme of work which supports the aims set out by the Trafford Partnership. Pulse Regeneration has commissioned Inspiring Communities Together to deliver the Capacity Building element of the contract.  This work includes providing business planning, governance and social value support to voluntary and social enterprise organisations working in Trafford.


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Previous work streams

Community Assets Programme (2016 – 2019)

Ambition for Ageing (2016- 2020)

Active Ageing (2018 – 2020)

Impact Fund Partnership Challenge (2018 – 2020)

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