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

30 August 2019
In this issue:

The CAF Tourle Foundation Fund – New Round Opening 1st October


The Charities Aid Foundation has announced that the Tourle Foundation Fund will re-open for applications on the 1st October 2019. The CAF Tourle Foundation Fund seeks to award grants of up to £5,000 to local charitable organisations delivering services for local people within the UK. This 10-year programme is funded through the generosity of a ...

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The Positivitree celebrates after receiving £10,000 from the National Lottery to support parents of children with additional health or care needs.


Local social enterprise, The Positivitree, is today celebrating after being awarded £10,000 from The National Lottery Community Fund to support its work with parents of children with health or care needs. The group, based in Wirral will use the cash to give parents access to self-care tools and experiences that promote & improve wellbeing The ...

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Masonic Charitable Foundation – Small Grants – Early Years – Deadline 27th September 2019


Age Range Grants can be offered to charities that support disadvantaged and vulnerable children and young people up to the age of 25 years. Key Areas of Focus Grants can be offered to charities that provide: Mental and physical health support Learning and development, including language and communication skills, social and emotional etc. Parental Support, ...

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Space to Connect – Grants to improve community space – Deadline 12 noon 20th September 2019.


Community organisations across England looking to improve spaces where people can connect and co-operate can now apply for grants of up to £50,000 from Space to Connect – our £1.6 million partnership with government. Two strands of funding are available: ‘Enhance’ – organisations that are using community spaces in innovative and creative ways can apply for ...

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Free grants launched – Meet and Code – Deadline 8th September 2019


For the third year in a row, Meet and Code is inviting local nonprofits across Europe to submit their coding events for children and young people aged 8-24. Nonprofits from 25 countries can apply online at www.meet-and-code.org until September 8, 2019. Each approved event idea will receive a grant of up to 500 euros.The following 25 countries are eligible: Austria, ...

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The Henry Smith Charity – Grant programmes – Next deadline* 4th November 2019.


*Housing First Programme – Expression of Interest deadline 4th November 2019 All other programmes do not have a deadline. Improving Lives Grants for small and medium sized organisations in the UK to support projects and the running costs of organisations. Grant size: £20k – £60k per year Length of grant: 1 – 3 years Organisation ...

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Are you or your organisation a Good Neighbour?


Connect Us, Wirral Older People’s Parliament alongside Wirral Together are partners in a very simple scheme to connect people, neighbours, streets and communities. What are the benefits of the scheme? The Good Neighbour Scheme is aiming to support a way of rediscovering what it’s like to live in a road where people know each other ...

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Masonic Charitable Foundation – Small Grants – Later Life – Deadline 27th September 2019


Age Range Grants can be offered to charities that support disadvantaged and vulnerable older people over 50 years. Key Areas of Focus Grants can be offered to charities that provide: Mental and physical health support Gateway and access to service, e.g. transport and technology Community based approaches, i.e. volunteering, positive ageing and neighbourhood support Advocacy, ...

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Hemby Charitable Trust – Next deadline 1st October 2019


The Hemby Trust is a charitable trust established in 1998 specifically to give cash grants to charitable organisations in Merseyside and Wirral. It was endowed through the generosity of one family who had lived in the area for many years. The Trust works particularly to provide help for charitable projects in the fields of social need, youth and employment, help ...

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