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Trustees’ Week

What are trustees? Trustees are the people in charge of a charity. They help to make the UK the sixth most giving country in the world. They play a vital role, volunteering their time and working together to make important decisions about the charity’s work. Trustees’...

Cultural Conversations – preparing for Knowsley’s Borough of Culture 2022

Everyone has a story to tell and in 2022 - Knowsley’s ‘Borough of Culture’ year – it’s time to tell ours. The ‘Borough of Culture’ title is awarded annually by the city region’s Combined Authority to one of its six local authorities and in 2022 Knowsley will hold the...

Healthcare & Wellbeing Plan – Knowsley

Knowsley CCG will be holding five key engagement events to engage the Social Sector. There will be more collaboration between GPs, their teams and community services including those delivered by the community and voluntary sector, as ‘primary care networks’, to...
Merseyside VRU: Grants for sports organisations

Merseyside VRU: Grants for sports organisations

The newly formed Merseyside Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) is currently considering bids for early intervention projects tackling violent crime. It has been recognised that the sports sector will play a vital role in implementing interventions to prevent young people...

Local charity aims to build a suicide safer community

Local charity aims to build a suicide safer community

The office for national statistics reported in 2018 that there was 6507 suicides registered by coroners showing an 11% increase on 2017 figures. A local charity is fighting back with the aim of making Merseyside a suicide safer community. Caring Connections is now one...

Trustees’ Week

Trustees’ Week

What are trustees? Trustees are the people in charge of a charity. They help to make the UK the sixth most giving country in the world. They play a vital role, volunteering their time and working together to make important decisions about the charity’s work. Trustees’...

Funding Opportunities Available

Funding Opportunities Available

There are several funding opportunities available via the Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside website: Small Enterprise Grant, Care and Support for Adults Fred Curran Trust Fund Huyton with Roby Trust The closing date is the same for each fund- 20th...

Payroll Administrator

Payroll Administrator

Huyton MerseysidePart-time 21 hours (Wed to Fri) £20,400 per annum pro rata Your Payroll is an award-winning payroll bureau service serving approximately 1,000 satisfied clients, chiefly based in Merseyside. With ambitious plans to increase our customer base by...

Volunteer Coordinator needed at the Advocacy Together Hub Knowsley

Volunteer Coordinator needed at the Advocacy Together Hub Knowsley

The Role Together is an amazing place to work. And it’s not just because we’re one of the UK’s oldest and most respected mental health charities. It’s because we put the people who use our services at the heart of everything we do – supporting and enabling them to...

Community Cash Back Fund 2019/2020

Community Cash Back Fund 2019/2020

Merseyside Police has a Community Cash Back Fund, which utilises money obtained through the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA). The Community Cash Back Fund is designed to generate funding for community projects that aim to support crime prevention initiatives or...

Bike & Boots 2019

Bike & Boots 2019

We're pleased to announce our Bike & Boots project is continuing in Knowsley in 2019/20.  Knowsley Public Health valued the impact of our programme and have provided funding for up to 30 participants. It's the same process as for last year with just a few...

Daneway Foundation

Daneway Foundation

Background Information: We are pleased to announce the launch of a new round of the Daneway Foundation, which is a fund administered and managed by the Community Foundation for Merseyside. What is the focus of the fund:  The Daneway Foundation aims to improve the...

Hill Dickinson Foundation

Hill Dickinson Foundation

Background Information: The Hill Dickinson Foundation is a fund administered and managed by the Community Foundation for Merseyside. Hill Dickinson is an international law firm which has been headquartered in Liverpool for over 200 years. The Hill Dickinson Foundation...

23 Foundation – Guidelines for Groups

23 Foundation – Guidelines for Groups

Background Information: Jamie Carragher, Liverpool FC’s number 23 set upthe 23 Foundationwith the Community Foundation for Merseyside at the beginning of 2009 with the proceeds from his charitable Testimonial match and matched funds secured from the Government. What...

Carers win big at local awards ceremony

Carers win big at local awards ceremony

Caring Connections celebrated its Annual Care Awards on Saturday night. These awards were to celebrate front line home care worker achievements over the past year. The event was held in Everton’s Blue base venue and consisted of entertainment and interactive games...

SSE Support Programmes

SSE Support Programmes

The School of Social Entrepreneurs are currently recruiting for a couple of programmes; their Community Business Trade Up programme and an Environmental Entrepreneurs programme aimed at supporting community led environmental businesses. Please feel free to share the...

New Scheme: Happy Homes Knowsley

New Scheme: Happy Homes Knowsley

Knowsley Council’s new Happy Homes Scheme is for private rented homes within the borough. The aim of the scheme is to raise the standards of the private rented sector, and ensure all private tenants have a happy and healthy home. Please click here for more information...

£75,000 Merseyside Women’s Fund opens supporting women and girls

£75,000 Merseyside Women’s Fund opens supporting women and girls

Merseyside groups supporting women and girls with issues such as domestic and sexual abuse, mental health, social isolation and long-term unemployment can apply for a share of over £75,000. The Merseyside Women’s Fund has been re-opened for charities and community...

Third Sector Trends in the North 2019

Third Sector Trends in the North 2019

We would like you to take part in this 10 year study of the voluntary and community sector which is now running right across the North of England. Whether your organisation or group is big or small, flourishing or struggling financially – or just carrying on more or...

National Lottery Awards for All England

National Lottery Awards for All England

National Lottery Awards for All England is currently open for applications! A quick and simple way to get small National Lottery grants of between £300 and £10,000. For more information on this funding please click here  The final time for applying using the current...