Skills4Life

Skills4Life

DMSF has started the rollout of its digital Skills4Life programme which uses an innovative tool that empowers our young people to connect with their personal development. Skills4Life gives our young people access, via a digital dashboard, to information about how well...
Jessie’s wall

Jessie’s wall

DMSF staff and young people have been involved in reinvigorating an art project that celebrates the life of teenager Jessie James, who was shot dead in a park in the Moss Side area of Manchester 15 years ago. Friends of schoolboy Jessie James painted the colourful...
DMSF secures £10,000 Awards for All grant

DMSF secures £10,000 Awards for All grant

DMSF has successfully secured a £10,000 grant through the National Lottery ‘Awards for All’ funding programme, to continue its popular ‘Powerhouse Group’ project supporting vulnerable young people in Greater Manchester. The ‘Powerhouse Group’ project, which has been...
Rewriting the rules

Rewriting the rules

Charities are facing a complex new reality as a result of Covid-19. To ensure its programmes are fit for purpose, DMSF has further developed its governance framework thanks to an innovative partnership project with the Young Guns Leadership Programme at Laing...
Back to school

Back to school

It’s back to school for DMSF Programme Manager, Bex as she embarks on a Post Graduate Certificate in International Sports Management at the University of London. Bex secured a place on this prestigious course as a result of winning The World Academy of Sport (WAoS)...
The results are in!

The results are in!

Bryggen Sports Invitational meeting on Saturday 13 February at the Manchester Regional Arena, provided the stage for fast times and PBs galore in Manchester, as athletes seized the chance to compete and reach European standards. Competing in the women’s 3000m DMSF...
Every mind matters

Every mind matters

Emotional wellbeing is just as important as physical health and we’re delighted to announce the launch of our first Youth Wellbeing Group. For the first time ever, DMSF has created a Youth Wellbeing Group to help shape, lead and support the development of what the...
DMSF welcomes Lord of the Dance

DMSF welcomes Lord of the Dance

DMSF is proud to help every child strive to be the best they can be and dream BIG, and one of the ways we do this is by exposing them to new opportunities. In 2020, Creative Manager and Lead Dancer in Michael Flatley’s ‘Lord of The Dance’, James Keegan, and Lead...
Introducing….our new Trustees

Introducing….our new Trustees

With the New Year we welcome Jack Murphy, Lisa Morton and Abid Hussain as our newest recruits to the DMSF board. Jack Murphy – Youth Community Engagement Jack has had a varied career which has seen him transition from a Solicitor of 8 years’ experience to...
Sponsored walk raises over £4,000 for DMSF

Sponsored walk raises over £4,000 for DMSF

Combining innovation and compassion, a project team at Laing O’Rourke, a multinational construction company, has raised an amazing £4,040 (including gift aid) for DMSF, exceeding their original target of £3,000. Members of the Laing O’Rourke team organised a sponsored...