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

26 April 2019
In this issue:

Vacancy: Funding Officer with Youth Fed

Youth Fed is known as a pioneering forward-thinking organisation and needs to secure funding to further develop innovative and user-led intervention services for young people and youth organisations in the North West. Youth Fed is embarking on a formal partnership with World Merit, an innovative charity that serves the global community with the aim of ...

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The Price Parry Charitable Trust funding for disadvantaged groups on Wirral

The Trustees have wide discretionary powers when resolving to make donations but always bear in mind the wishes of the benefactor and give preference to projects local to the Wirral, extending to Liverpool and in certain special circumstances to the wider area. The Trustees wish to focus upon benefitting disadvantaged areas, where funding would considerably ...

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Vacancy: Care Services Administrator with Claire House Children’s Hospice

Salary: £18,900 – £22,470 Full Time: 37.5 hours per week Claire House is a place of positivity and laughter, where we help seriously, and terminally ill children live life to the full. Do you want to come to work each morning knowing that you can make a real difference? An exciting opportunity has arisen for ...

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Funding: One Stop Carriers for Causes

Not for profit organisations, including schools that are located within 2 miles of a One Stop shop can apply for grants of up to £1,000 for projects that benefit their local community.  One Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in One Stop stores in England, Wales ...

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Funding to Make Community Spaces More Sustainable

The Co-op Foundation is offering interest free loans for enterprising ideas to improve community spaces. Community organisations that manage community buildings and outdoor spaces such as parks and community centres; etc which are for the use of the whole community can apply for loans to grow their trading activities to generate more sustainable income. The ...

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Big Lottery Fund Drop In @ the Coffee Lounge at the Lauries – 3rd June 2019

Join us at the Lauries on the 3rd June 2019 from 1:30pm to 3:30pm to talk to Anna Simon from the Big Lottery Fund is Wirral’s Local Lottery Officer. She has offered to come to join us at the Coffee Lounge to talk to groups about Lottery Funding. Drop in and have a chance to ...

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HMRC – Help to Save scheme for your beneficiaries or employees on Working Tax Credit/Universal Credit

The aim of the scheme is to help working customers who are in receipt of Working Tax Credits or Universal Credit to plan and prepare for the future, by offering a bonus of up to 50p for every £1 saved over a 4 year period, leading to a potential tax free bonus of £1,200 by ...

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Free blood pressure test training

At least one in three people in Wirral have high blood pressure, or Hypertension, but they don’t necessarily know it. It’s a particularly dangerous condition as there are usually no warning symptoms until damage is already done. If left untreated, high blood pressure can cause eye and kidney problems, as well as strokes and heart ...

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Power to Change – Community Business Fund now due to open for applications on the 24th April 2019 – closes 22nd May 2019 at 12 noon

What is The Community Business Fund? The fund is designed to support existing community businesses with grants to help them progress towards self-sufficiency. This could be through increasing trading income, securing an asset or significantly reducing revenue costs Is it open for applications? The fund opens for applications on 24 April and closes 22 May 2019 at 12 ...

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Upcoming Event from Wirral’s Maternity Voices Partnership

My name is Victoria and I am the Chair of Wirral’s Maternity Voices Partnership. I have previously met Sara at one of our Listening Events.  The group replaced the Maternity Services Liaison Committee in August of 2018 and launched in October 2018. A maternity voices group are a part of the National Maternity Voices, the national group ...

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