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

12 October 2018
In this issue:

The North West Legal Support Trust – Round 2018 – Deadline 19th October 2018


Applications are invited for grants which will be used to enable or support the provision of free legal advice (including providing support to the increased number of litigants in person). Preference will be given to activities that enable or support the provision of free legal advice to members of the public who would otherwise be ...

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The Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund (CSIIF) – Deadline 9am 5th November 2018


The Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund aims to quickly increase the diversity and numbers of those working in the UK’s booming cyber security sector. This is one of a range of initiatives designed in support of the National Cyber Security Strategy aim of developing a sustainable supply of home-grown cyber security talent in the UK. ...

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Comic Relief – Power Up: resourcing women’s and girls’ movement for change – Deadline 7th December 2018 at 12pm


The aim of this programme is to support a diverse range of women’s rights organisations to fight against systems which perpetuate the injustices they encounter in their daily lives. We are therefore launching an open programme to find and support women and girl’s movements to seed, sustain and strengthen this change in the geographies we fund. ...

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Funding for groups that support people affected for cancer – Caron Keating Foundation


The Caron Keating Foundation makes a considerable difference to many individuals and families affected by cancer. It targets and financially assists small but significant cancer charities, professional carers and support groups. It is a family run Foundation with Gloria Hunniford as the administrator. The Foundation’s only cost is one part-time secretary, with all the money ...

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The ACC Liverpool Group Foundation Fund – Deadline 6th November 2018


We are pleased to announce the launch of The ACC Liverpool Group Foundation. They are looking to fund approx. five £1000 grants and cover the Liverpool City Region. Background Information: The ACC Liverpool Group Foundation has been established from donations raised as a result of the tremendous fundraising of The ACC Liverpool Group employees. The fund is administered by the Community Foundation for Merseyside and aims to support local community groups and voluntary organisations. What are the objects of the fund: The fund wishes to encourage local community groups and voluntary organisations to apply for grants for projects aimed at supporting and targeting children, young people and families, social isolation, education and learning, communities and housing and homelessness.

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Talking points from the recent Charity Autumn update from BWM Chartered Accountants


Community Action Wirral attended the excellent Charity Autumn update at the Quaker Meeting House on School Lane. Speakers included BWM Chartered Accountants, the Charity Commission, Browne Jacobson, CFG and DSC. Talking points included: VAT will be going digital www.gov.uk/government/news/hmrc-publishes-more-information-on-making-tax-digital A bulletin 2 SORP update will be issued soon. (With a consolidated SORP due out in ...

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The Chrimes Family Charitable Trust


The provision of funds towards projects for community welfare and the improvement of health and education in Merseyside, Wirral and North Wales. Total grants paid to institutions during the year 2017 (Community Welfare and Health) was £35,960. The contact for this trust is: Anne Williams 0151 336 4959 cfct1955@gmail.com For more information on this trust, ...

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Energy Saving Trust – Energy Redress Scheme


Energy Saving Trust has been appointed by Ofgem to distribute payments from energy companies who may have breached rules. The funds can pay for anything from making a home more energy efficient, to providing advice that helps consumers keep on top of their bills. Projects should be of benefit to people in England, Scotland and ...

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The Aziz Foundation – Development Fund Deadline 4pm 12th October 2018, General Fund Deadline 4pm 11th January 2018


The Aziz Foundation, a family charitable foundation established in 2015, is an independent grant-making body seeking to support the most disadvantaged communities in Britain. It aims to do this through supporting community empowerment, leadership development and greater public engagement by them in wider society. The Foundation seeks to support individuals and projects, strengthen organisations and ...

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HMRC Grant Funding – 2019 to 2020 – Deadline 2nd November 2018


HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will allocate a guaranteed £1.6 million over the next year (April 2019 to 2020) to the voluntary and community sector (VCS) to support our customers who need extra help understanding and complying with their tax obligations and claiming their entitlements, including those who are currently digitally excluded. From 2020 HMRC will develop ...

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