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

31 May 2019
In this issue:

Wirral Chamber of Commerce invite you to the Energy & Environmental Forum – 25th June

Wirral Chamber of Commerce are delighted to invite you to our second Energy & Environmental Forum of the year. The event is taking place on Tuesday 25th June 2019 @The Floral Pavilion Theatre, Marine Promenade, CH45 2JS .  Arrival is from 9am with presentations to commence from 9.20am.Please find attached agenda. The Energy & Environmental ...

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Vacancy: Outreach Worker with Wirral YMCA

Wirral YMCA is seeking to recruit an Outreach Worker to join its new Assertive Outreach Service in providing outreach support for rough sleepers across the borough of Wirral. Although there are a range of services in Wirral that aim to support rough sleepers, the number of people sleeping on the streets has still increased each ...

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Does Wirral Have The UK’s Best Park?

Do you think that your local park or green space is the best in the country? Here’s your chance to prove it! The UK’s Best Park 2019 is now open. All public parks and accessible local green spaces across the UK can be put forward for the award through a simple online nomination form. Perhaps ...

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Solving Together Fund – Deadline 24th June 2019

A £40,000 fund to support two high-potential, early-stage interventions which aim to improve parental engagement in maths and maths outcomes for secondary students (11-16 years old), using digital technology. Through this fund we want to find some of the most effective digital technology interventions for improving parental engagement in their child’s maths education, and which ...

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Near Neighbours – Small Grants – next deadline 11th October 2019

The Near Neighbours programme offers small grants between £250 and £5,000, as seed funding for local groups and organisations who are working to bring together neighbours. ELIGIBLE GROUPS AND ORGANISATIONS MUST BE WORKING TO DEVELOP RELATIONSHIPS ACROSS DIVERSE FAITHS AND ETHNICITIES IN ORDER TO IMPROVE THEIR COMMUNITIES. Grants have offered funding to a broad range ...

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Funding to Support Leisure Activities for People with Physical Disabilities

The Bruce Wake Charitable Trust will consider grant applications relating to the provision of leisure activities for people with physical disabilities. The Trust was established to encourage and assist the provision of leisure activities for the disabled. The Trustees particularly favour applications where the potential beneficiaries meet one or all of the following criteria: The ...

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Integrated Drug and Alcohol Services – EOI 27th June 2019 12:00

Wirral Council is seeking proposals from suitably qualified and experienced providers for the provision of Community Substance Misuse Services for Wirral. This contract will provide a quality service that is effective and is able to support real and sustainable positive change to local residents affected by substance misuse. The service will adopt a flexible and ...

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Community Connectors – EOI deadline 27th June 2019 12:00

Wirral Council is seeking proposals from suitably qualified and experienced providers for the provision of a Community Connectors Service. The service provider will establish a network of community connectors within Wirral communities to tackle the issue of social isolation and promote active inclusion to support resident mental health and wellbeing. The community connectors will provide ...

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Urban Tree Challenge Fund – closes 28th July 2019 midnight.

The Urban Tree Challenge Fund (UTCF) has been developed in response to HM Treasury releasing £10 million in the 2018 Autumn Budget announcement for planting at least 20,000 large trees and 110,000 small trees in urban areas in England. The UTCF will support a number of objectives in Defra’s 25 Year Environment Plan and also contribute towards ...

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Youth Endowment Fund calls for proposals – Deadline 23rd July 2019

In October, the Home Secretary announced a £200m Youth Endowment Fund.  Delivered over 10 years, the Fund will deliver transformative change by focussing on those most at risk of involvement in youth violence, diverting young people away from becoming serious offenders. The YEF will be key in supporting delivery against the ambition of the serious ...

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