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A collection of third sector news articles, funders and events from across Wirral.

24 August 2018
In this issue:

Community Action Wirral; How are we doing? Tell us to be in with a chance of winning a prize!

We are always looking for ways to improve what we do, so we’d love to hear from you. We would truly appreciate you taking 2, maybe 3, minutes out of your busy day to provide us with a little feedback. This will help shape what we do for the next 12 months. All complete surveys ...

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Building Connections Fund: Youth Strand – Deadline is 26th September 2018

Funding, delivered by the Co-op Foundation, is available for projects that support any groups of young people within the most deprived 30% areas of England. Grants can also support projects from any location in England that mainly benefit young people with any one or more of the following circumstances: Being a carer Being unemployed or precariously employed ...

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The Finnis Scott Foundation grants – Next deadline 14th September 2018

The Finnis Scott Foundation was established under the Will of Lady Montagu Douglas Scott (Valerie Finnis) in 2006. The Trustees can make grants for any charitable purpose, but their present policy is to focus grant-making in the areas of horticulture and plant sciences, as well as fine art and art history. By doing so, they ...

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Funding for Community Projects Addressing Litter and Littering

Launched in April 2017, the Litter Innovation Fund was set up as part of the Government’s Litter Strategy for England and is administered by the sustainability not-for-profit WRAP. A total of £450,000 is available for funding to local projects. Round two is now open for applications. Grants of a maximum of £10,000 per project are ...

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Polden Puckham Charitable Foundation – Next deadline midnight 14th September 2018

The Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation (PPCF) is a grant giving trust with Quaker family roots in the United Kingdom.  We aim to contribute to the development of a just society based on a commitment to nonviolence and environmental sustainability.  Our priority is to address systemic threats by seeking to change policy and attitudes at a national ...

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Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund – Next deadline 26th September 2018

In December 2014 Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy) decided to construct the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The site is located west of the existing Burbo Bank operational wind farm in Liverpool Bay and was officially opened in May 2017. To find out more about the project development itself, please click here Ørsted has committed to ...

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The Hive Hosts ‘A Force For Good’ – August Bank Holiday Open Event

The Hive is holding it’s next open event on Monday 27th August for young people and families with a current or ex-serving armed forces background. Free Hive annual membership for any young people aged 8-19 (or up to 25 with disability) with a military background. Event includes: Family-fun challenges Free lunch buffet Indoor Speed-climbing Inflatable ...

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New Mersey Ferry: public views sought on design and features

Ahead of the commissioning of the first new ferry in nearly 60 years, Mersey Ferries are looking to hear from the public about how it should look and what facilities it should have on board. Monday 20th August will see the launch of the consultation which will run for three weeks. An independent consultancy have ...

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The Hospital Saturday Fund – Next deadline 10th September 2018

The Hospital Saturday Fund is a registered charity whose aims are to provide assistance through its charitable funds for: Individuals with a medical condition or disability who would benefit from assistance with the purchase of specialised equipment or from practical forms of treatment Registered health charities such as hospitals, hospices, medical organisations who are in need of grants for medical projects, care, research or support of medical training within the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

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Wirral Borough Council Procurement opportunity: Care and Support at Home Soft Market Event – EOI deadline 17:00 on 11th September 2018

WHCC is looking for potential providers to help shape its vision for the new Care and Support at Home Commission. Interested providers are invited to a market engagement event. The event will provide the opportunity for potential providers to understand the scope, challenges and desired outcomes for the service, shape proposals for service design, explore ...

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