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

14 September 2018
In this issue:

Calling all children and young people’s organisations – for feedback from parents/ carers and professionals


Wirral SEND Partnership needs your help! Can you please spare a few minutes of your time to help us improve what we do? As part of a Department for Education funding initiative for a new Information, Advice and Support Program, Wirral SEND Partnership is gathering views from parents/carers, children/young people and professionals about your experience ...

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Charities Aid Foundation launch a free online guild to help small and medium sized charities boost donations.


The Fundraising Fundamentals guide looks at setting up a fundraising strategy, connecting with and retaining donors, as well as making the most of multi-channel fundraising. Digital fundraising issues featured in the guide include boosting web donations, launching crowdfunding appeals and attracting funding via social media. Click here for the website.

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Women’s Mental Health Peer Support Programme: Enabling Provision for Women – Deadline (5pm) 15th October 2018


Grants are available to voluntary organisations in England and Wales to fund community-based, peer-support initiatives that are targeted at women experiencing multiple disadvantages and with, or at risk of developing, mental-health problems. Two strands of funding are available: Women’s Peer Support Hub Grants: Up to £50,000 is available to deliver five Women’s Peer Support Hubs, ...

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Integrated Communities English Language Programme – Deadline 31st October 2018


The Integrated Communities English Language Programme, due to commence in April 2019, aims to tackle a lack of English language skills, which has been identified as one of the key causes of poor integration. The programme is being provided by The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). MHCLG is offering funding to providers ...

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Genetic Disorders UK Grant programme – Deadline 7th October 2018


Funds raised on Jeans for Genes Day provide grants for projects and services that benefit children affected by a genetic disorder. The 2019 grant programme is now open to members of the UK Genetic Disorders Partnership Network. Applications for grants must be submitted by midnight on Friday 7 October 2018. Please contact us at grantprogramme@geneticdisordersuk.org if you have any questions. ...

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Lord Taverners Funding Programmes – Rolling programmes


Founded in 1950 at the Tavern pub at Lord's Cricket Ground, the Lord's Taverners is the UK's leading youth cricket and disability sports charity dedicated to giving disadvantaged and disabled young people a sporting chance. The Lord's Taverners benefits hugely from the fundraising activities of the Lady Taverners, our regions and 4,500 members, many of them from the world of sport and entertainment.

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Job Opportunity: Trust Manager for North Birkenhead Development Trust – Closing date 5th October 2018


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join North Birkenhead Development Trust as a Trust Manager Based at the St James Centre – 344 Laird Street, CH41 7AL Permanent contract up to £32,000 (dependent upon experience) Please click on the link for all the details NBDT Trust Manager advert  

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Fundraising Regulator launches a major consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice – please give them some feedback.


On Friday, we launched a new consultation on changes to the Fundraising Code. We want to make it much more accessible, so we’ve used plain English as much as possible and we’ve included a glossary of terms. Other changes include a new introduction and the incorporation of the fundraising rulebooks into the Code. But we’ll ...

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Digital Inclusion Fund – Deadline 1st October 2018 at midday


What is it: The Digital Inclusion Fund aims to support initiatives designing, researching or delivering digital inclusion programmes with a focus on older and/or disabled people, in a new, creative and innovative way. It aims to improve essential digital skills and demonstrate how digital inclusion can improve the lives and well being, of older and/or ...

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Wirral Council Early Help and Prevention: Community Matters Soft Market Event on 26th September 2018


Wirral Council is looking for potential providers to help shape plans to develop a new early help and delivery model, funded by Wirral Council and delivered by the community. 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 ...

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