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

06 March 2020
In this issue:

United Utilities Trust Fund

Registered charities, voluntary organisations, and not-for-profit organisations that are able to deliver services within the United Utilities Trust Fund geographic area of North West England can apply now for one of four grants being made available in 2020. The grants of up to £32,500 each are being made available for a one-year term and can ...

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Grants to Support Stephen Lawrence Day – 22 April 2020

We’re pleased to be awarding a small number of grants to community organisations for Stephen Lawrence Day. Successful community groups will deliver activities to inspire and support young people to make positive choices in their lives and act in ways that allow them and those in their local community to live their best life.  You ...

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Upcoming events from Flat Pack Music

Flat Pack Music, the Northwest’s primary outreach opera company, and not-for-profit organisation, return to begin their 2020 season! Focussing on making opera and classical music accessible to a wider audience they bring musical events and fully staged operas to your local spaces. Using English translations and relatable settings, they want you to understand every word ...

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Vacancy: Project Support Officer with WEB Merseyside

WEB Merseyside: is a community-based service provider that supports women and girls (since 1993) and men and boys (since 2010) with complex needs who may be isolated, victimised, discriminated against, have low self-esteem and lack hope; a significant number of these being as a result of crimes such as domestic/societal violence, abuse, bullying, hate crime ...

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Vacancy: Shop Assistant with British Red Cross (Bromborough)

We are looking for a dynamic shop assistant to join the friendly team at our charity shop in Bromborough. This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your skills in retail, and join the world’s largest humanitarian network. In this hands-on role, you will work with a team of dedicated staff and inspiring volunteers to maximise ...

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Football Foundation – Grow the Game applications open

The Foundation’s Grow the Game Scheme provides grants of up to £1,500 for the creation of new football teams and coaching qualifications, with money provided by The FA. The Scheme is delivered by the Foundation.  The application window is now open and is due to close on Thursday 28 March.  Criteria Your organisation must be: ...

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Free online guide helps charities to run virtual events

Blackbaud Europe have launched a free online guide to help charities run virtual fundraising events. The eBook, entitled The Secret to Virtual Events Success, outlines three key areas that drive results – supporter understanding, fundraising drivers and tribal mobilisations. This eBook explains the benefits that running virtual events can offer charities – benefits which can ...

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New Ferry Rangers Community Clubhouse Open Event – 27th March 2020

The New Ferry Community Clubhouse project (based around Bebington Youth Club in New Ferry) has recently received support for £650,000 capital funding from Wirral Council. This commitment along with other external funding (i.e. Sport England paying for the installation of a flood lit 3G pitch) means the project is in its final development stages, with ...

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Road Safety Trust Grant – Deadline 14th May 2020

The Road Safety Trust has been created to contribute to improvements in safety on the roads of the United Kingdom through support for research into road safety and for the development of practical measures and trial or demonstration projects, whether through education, engineering or enforcement, aimed to reduce death and injury to all road users. The Trust intends to uphold the highest of ethical and safety standards in both the conduct of the research and activity it funds and prudence in the expenditure of the funds that it holds. It will be especially keen to support measures that combine approaches to casualty reduction.

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Magic Little Grants Fund to promote physical activity

Localgiving has launched this year’s Magic Little Grants Fund: its biggest ever, thanks to an award of £550,000 from Postcode Community Trust. The Magic Little Grants Fund is funded by the People’s Postcode Lottery and offers grants of £500 to local charities and community groups with an annual income under £250,000, that support and inspire people to participate in sports or exercise, ...

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