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

19 April 2019
In this issue:

Using the Wirral Intelligence Service to improve your Grant Applications workshop on the 22nd May 2019


For this event, we are very pleased to introduce John Highton from Wirral Council who has been a key part of the Wirral Intelligence Service for many years. John will walk us around the Wirral Intelligence website, and explain many of the areas of work. We will also demonstrate how you can use the information ...

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Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund –


The grant funding will be managed by ACRE on behalf of Defra with support from the ACRE Network. The grant aims to help fund the updating and refurbishment of village halls so that they are fit for purpose and provide activities which seek to achieve one or more of the following outcomes for their communities: •Improved health and wellbeing/reduction ...

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Information Commissioner to launch online child protection code


The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is looking to launch an online child protection code of practice, which has been developed with input from charities. The Age-appropriate design: a code of practice for online services lays out 16 standards for digital firms to ensure children are safe online. These include ensuring the best interests for the child are the ...

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Under 25s volunteer more than older age groups, GoFundMe finds


Two-fifths of people aged 16-24 volunteer twice a month – double that of any other age group, according to research by GoFundMe. The research follows GoFundMe’s announcement in March this year of a new partnership with the Scout Association, in which it is supporting the Fundraising badge and providing tips and resources to help Scout groups create successful fundraising campaigns ...

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation to increase grant spending by £3m a year


The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust has announced plans to increase its grant spending by over £3 million a year, for the next ten years. The move will take the Trust’s annual grant spending from around £7 million per year, to over £10 million per year, with the decision made as part of a ten yearly ...

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AB Charitable Trust funding – next deadline 10th May 2019


All grant-giving is informed by ABCT’s commitment to combat abuse and violations of human rights and to support the disadvantaged by fostering community action. ABCT generally responds to applications on a one-off basis.

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New Vacancy: Community Volunteer Coordinator with Claire House


Salary: £19,800 – £23,540 Full time: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (potential weekend and evening work may be required) Location: Claire House, Liverpool with regular travel to our Wirral site required as part of the role. Claire House Children’s Hospice has a fantastic opportunity to join their friendly People Services Team. As Community Volunteer ...

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Lloyds Bank Foundation – Criminal Justice National Programme – Deadline 31st May 2019


We already partner with approximately 50 charities across England and Wales which help people in the criminal justice system, through core funding and organisational development. Our Criminal Justice National Programme is in addition to this existing support and is focused on influencing positive change in policy and practice. We want to have a particular impact ...

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New Vacancy: Operations Manager with Cheshire and Wirral Wildlife Trust


Cheshire Wildlife Trust’s area of operation includes South Manchester, Warrington, Halton and Wirral.  The large populations in these areas offers significant opportunity to engage people in nature’s recovery.  As an Operations Manager you will be responsible for driving forward, managing and coordinating the strategic direction and development of the Trust’s work in North Cheshire.  You ...

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Vacancy: Project Assistant with Energy Projects Plus


We are looking for a motivated person to join our Award winning team here at Energy Projects Plus. For over 20 years, our charity has worked to improve the lives of people across Merseyside and Cheshire, through tackling fuel poverty and improving the energy efficiency of our homes. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a ...

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