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

03 May 2019
In this issue:

CAW’s Volunteers Week Thank You Event 2019


Community Action Wirral would like to invite you and the volunteers that support your organisation, to a Volunteer Thank You event scheduled to take place at Wallasey Town Hall. We will be launching Wirral Volunteer of the Year Award 2019, honouring a volunteer who goes above and beyond for their local community. Date: Friday 7th June; ...

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Comic Relief – Ahead of the Game: Sport and Mental Health – Deadline 12 noon 31st May 2019


Comic Relief has launched this funding call with two aims: Firstly, it aims to support new or existing work that combines sports based approaches with quality mental health support to reduce distress and/or improve mental wellbeing.  Secondly, it aims to contribute to the growing body of evidence by learning from projects about what approaches are ...

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Movement for Good Awards


We’re building a movement for good Charitable giving is at the heart of what we do – and has been for over 130 years. Today, we’re the only financial services group that exists to give its profits to charity. We’re proud to be doing things differently. To be giving back to the communities we serve ...

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Steve Morgan Foundation Entrepreneur Awards 2019


We are delighted to announce the launch of the Steve Morgan Foundation Entrepreneur Awards 2019 and we’d like to invite you to apply. The Awards recognise and reward outstanding charities and not for profit organisations in our remit area and have been revived following our conference last year when trustees were impressed by the entrepreneurial ...

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Bupa UK Foundation – now open for applications for projects supporting mid-life mental health


In 2019 the Bupa UK Foundation is looking to fund practical, community-focused projects that will support and improve people’s mental health in mid-life. This funding programme will be open for applications from Tuesday 23 April until Friday 31 May 2019. Improving mental health in mid-life Mental wellbeing underpins good health and impacts everyone. It is ...

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Funding: Stop Loan Sharks Community Funding 2019-2020


The England Illegal Money Lending Team is offering grants of up to £5,000 are available for groups to raise awareness of the issues of illegal money lending. The money available has come from the proceeds of crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders. The aim of this funding is to give groups the opportunity to ...

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Burbo Bank Extension Community Fund – Next deadline 25th September 2019


In December 2014 Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy) decided to construct the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. The site is located west of the existing Burbo Bank operational wind farm in Liverpool Bay and was officially opened in May 2017. To find out more about the project development itself, please click here Ørsted has committed to ...

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The Brighteners Beach Sand Sculpture Competition – 4th August 2019




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Vacancy: Children & Young People (C&YP) Sessional Counsellor – The Dove Service


Founded in 1984 by Dr Linda Machin, a leading research fellow, the Dove Service provides services to people within the community from the age of 4+ who are experiencing issues relating to bereavement, loss or life-changing illness. Hours: Will vary depending on demand. Flexible, including possible evening/weekend hours. Rate of pay: £15 per session delivered ...

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Funding: Community Asset Fund by Sports England


Sports clubs, local authorities, schools and community organisations can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £150,000 to enhance local sports and recreational facilities. The funding which is being provided through Sport England’s Community Asset Fund can be used to enhance traditional sports facilities as well as outdoor spaces like canal towpaths, woodlands and open ...

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