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

02 August 2019
In this issue:

DM Thomas Foundation – Grants to Support Children’s Health and Education


The Foundation has a rigorous grant process which aims to identify the most effective projects helping disadvantaged young people in the UK and Ireland. Applications are received for quarterly deadlines from registered charities are first assessed by the Foundation office, with a shortlist of approximately 20 of the strongest and regionally representative applications put forward for consideration by our Grants Committee. The Grants Committee comprises independent members and members nominated by the Foundation’s business partners and meets quarterly to discuss the applications. There is approximately £200,000 available to distribute each quarter. Applications working in the areas of education or health with one of our three chosen focus groups are selected or considered: Children and young people with disabilities Children and young people who are sick in hospital Children and young people who are life limited (requiring palliative care)

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OVO Energy Tour of Britain’s National Land Art competition is now open


The OVO Energy Tour of Britain’s National Land Art competition is returning this September after the inaugural edition in 2018 captured the imagination of race fans across the UK. Communities, schools, clubs, businesses, land owners and farmers are once again being asked to come up with eye-catching creations in support of Britain’s most prestigious international ...

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Youth Trust – Inter Faith Week Grants


Small Grants of up to £800 are available from the Inter Faith Youth Trust for events and activities that promote understanding and co-operation between different faiths groups and are organised for and by young people aged 11-25 years. Applications are welcomed from non-statutory organisations e.g. youth clubs, scout and guide groups, local voluntary and community ...

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Calling all Innovative Leaders…


Do you run projects for your Charity or Not-for-Profit organisation? Do you get stuff done in your community? Are you a trailblazer when it comes to getting people on-board with technology? You might not have a formal leadership role, but we know that leaders come in all shapes and sizes. Wirral Communities need you to ...

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Grants to Cover Running Costs for Small Charities


The Marsh Christian Trust was founded in 1981 with the sum of £75,000 by its current Chairman, Mr Brian Marsh OBE.  His aim was to create a sustainable way to give something back to society by supporting organisations and people who are making a difference. The Trust supports around 300 charities every year and focuses ...

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Funding to Enhance the Quality of Life for People in Need


Registered charities, Hospices and state schools catering wholly for students with additional needs, can apply for grants to support their work that enhances the quality of life for people in need, specifically the mentally and physically disabled. Priority is given to small and medium size charities making a significant impact in their community and who ...

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ESF Community Grants launched for 2019 – 2021; Learn more at Meet the Funder event


We are delighted that Lisa Smalley from the ESF Community Grants team will be hosting a Meet the Funder on Wednesday 4th September from 10.30am to 12pm at Egerton House, 2 Tower Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1FN. Click here to book onto the event A £2.7 million programme to tackle unemployment has been launched in April ...

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Green Hall Foundation Community Fund now open – closes after first 100 applications


The next round of funding from the Greenhall Community Fund will re-open for applications on 1st November 2016.

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£100million National Lottery Climate Action Fund launched for communities across the UK


The National Lottery Community Fund has today launched a new £100 million Climate Action Fund that will enable people and communities to take the lead in tackling the climate emergency. The new fund, from the largest funder of community activity in the UK, will build a network of people and communities, well-placed to drive change ...

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Vacancy: Caseworker with Citizens Advice Wirral


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and experienced caseworker to join our dedicated Ask Us Wirral team of paid staff and volunteers. Consideration may be given to a Trainee who can demonstrate some experience and a willingness to develop the skills required for this role. If you have experience of carrying out casework ...

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