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We hope that you're keeping safe and well. Welcome to another CAW bulletin where you find a collection of community sector news articles, information about funding opportunities, training news and more.


Covid-19 Frontline Women’s Fund

Fund now OPEN! Deadline 16th November 2020. Organisations must have an annual income of less than £250k to apply. The Fund The COVID-19 Frontline Women’s Fund is being delivered by Smallwood Trust, supported by The National Lottery Community Fund. The National Lottery Community Fund has committed almost £500,000 to the fund, which will be used ...
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Increasing Access Fund

The new Increasing Access Fund is targeted to support organisations to develop new services that respond to the Covid-19 situation, or to adapt existing services to meet local and national needs. The Fund is aimed specifically at ensuring or increasing access to key services and activities for beneficiaries who have struggled with access due to Covid-19. The ...
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Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund Launches

Homelessness, faith, community and voluntary sector organisations can now apply for transformation funding to provide single room and COVID-19 secure accommodation for people experiencing homelessness this winter. The £2 million Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund is provided by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and will award grants of between £10,000 and £100,000. ...
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Creative Workshops for Year 7 Children in Birkenhead

Following a successful bid from local artists and tutors, year 7 children from schools in Birkenhead will now have the opportunity to enjoy free creative activities beginning in November. The ‘This is Me’ programme of after school sessions will be run by artist Jane Gordon from Crafters & Makers, Andy Yates, the Creative Producer at ...
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£16.5million Return to Play Fund

In March, Sport England committed a financial package of up to £195 million of government and National Lottery funding, to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing crisis.  In May this was boosted by a further £15m in the pot for the Community Emergency Fund, bringing the total pot to £210m. The ...
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Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s million-pound boost to tackle digital poverty for adult learners

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority will be offering grants of nearly £1 million to give adult learners the equipment they need to continue with their courses online. The grants, that range between £15,000 and £40,000, will go to Adult Education Providers to ensure that learners who have struggled to find access to IT during Covid-19 ...
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Wirral Holistic Care Services – still open!!

Wirral Holistic Care Services want you to know that they are still here and the centre is still open. This has been a really tough couple of months for everyone especially people with cancer, families and friends. WHCS realise that people may feel anxious about going out or visiting centres, but they are here to ...
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£1million Coronavirus Fund – Localgiving

Localgiving is an online fundraising platform and have recently been selected to distribute an additional £1m of funding to support charitable organisations in England. The funding will be used to match donations made via our online fundraising platform from Tuesday 27th October 2020. Funding is available for organisations on Localgiving working in England and projects must meet ...
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Merseyside Magistrate Volunteering Opportunity

There are 2 roles available for this volunteering opportunity. Closing date for either application is 30th November. There are some pre-requisites that need to be fulfilled before submitting an application. Role 1: Adult Criminal Court Magistrate Job Type: Voluntary. Magistrates do not get paid but are able to claim expenses.  If a magistrate is already in ...
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Vacancy at Action Tutoring – North West Programme Manager

Action Tutoring are recruiting for a North West Programme Manager to look after their work in Liverpool, Wirral, Chester and Southport. At Action Tutoring they believe every child should be given the opportunity to succeed in school. Unfortunately in the UK today young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are less likely to achieve the grades they ...
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