The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a new Civil Society Strategy which aims to build stronger communities by bringing together businesses, charities and the public sector.
Community groups which work to divert young people away from crime and anti-social behaviour are being given the chance to bid for grants for projects running during the autumn half-term, thanks to Merseyside’s Police Commissioner.
Jamie Carragher’s 23 Foundation is set to fund food banks in North Liverpool and South Sefton to support those in need over the summer holidays.
Projects which tackle knife crime, provide intensive support for vulnerable young people and protect them from grooming are among 14 grassroots initiatives which have been awarded funding from the region’s Police Commissioner to build safer, stronger communities.
Charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for funding to make Merseyside a safer place to live and work. The High Sheriff and Merseyside Police Charitable Fund is encouraging charities to apply for funding to promote community safety.
Merseyside is full of heroes – ordinary men, women, boys and girls who do extraordinary things – and this is your chance to salute them.
The Community Foundation for Merseyside (CFM) is delighted to announce the launch of the new Merseyside Women’s Fund after its national membership body UK Community Foundations (UKCF), secured a record £3.4 million award from the DCMS Tampon Scheme. This is the largest grant awarded to any organisation from this fund.
Sir Terry Leahy reinforces the the important work of the Community Foundation for Merseyside at the recent CISI awards dinner
To celebrate the Foundation’s anniversary and the vital role of volunteers and community charities, the foundation is excited to launch an additional grants scheme that will be open to applications from 5th January to 30th June 2018 exclusively – the Weston Anniversary Fund.
UK Community Foundations has been awarded £3.4million from the Tampon Tax Fund to support women and girls in local communities. This is the largest grant awarded to any organisation from this fund.
The Community Foundation for Merseyside is proud to be working with the Echo Environment Awards 2018.
Thirteen grassroots organisations have been awarded a share of £135,000 from a fund run by Merseyside Police Commissioner’s for projects which are working to build safer communities.
Age UK, a recent beneficiary of the Knowsley Foundation Enterprise Grant Fund, transforms a local community centre.
More than 11,300 young people will benefit from projects which will keep them away from dangerous activities this Halloween and Bonfire Night, thanks to funding raised by the police from the sale of stolen goods.
New Liverpool City Region project Include-IT Mersey seeks volunteer digital champions to work in local communities.
Young person's drop in for emotional health and wellbeing: Star Centre opening times.
Our friends at Wirral Connect are currently offering a Education and Training course which is heavily discounted for local charities!
The organisations receiving a share of the donation are Bootle Salvation Army, The Venus Centre and The Bosco House Society.
New parents Michelle and Gary Asquith became the first family to benefit from “The Lydia Project”, kindly funded by The 23 Foundation, when it was piloted earlier this month.
Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, prioritised equality with business leaders from across the North West region at a Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside hosted meeting today.
A message from our chair, Arthur Robers, to friends, partners and supporters of the Community Foundation.
Chairties, individuals, voluntary and community groups that have been awarded funding from the Community Foundation from October 2016 to December 2016.
We caught up with her in to ask why she supports the Community Foundation for Merseyside.
Thinking Film Ltd returns with a series of thought provoking short films from a diverse range of men across Merseyside who share their stories and experiences of mental health issues.
Big Potential, a Big Lottery Fund grant fund, is delivering approximately £20m of grant funding over 3 years to charities and social enterprises with the aim of improving their sustainability, capacity and scale and enabling them to deliver greater social impact.
More than 12,000 young people will be able to join projects which help to keep them away from dangerous activities this Halloween and Bonfire Night, thanks to funding raised by the police from the sale of stolen goods.
For the first time, one of the UK’s leading banks is partnering with a crowdfunding platform in an innovative collaboration to support social enterprises and community projects across the UK.
In 2015 the Liverpool ONE Foundation awarded Thinking Film Ltd funding for an exceptional project working with young Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) people, across Merseyside, who have experienced Homophobic, Biphobic or Transphobic (HBT) bullying.
The North West’s leading philanthropy hub, the Community Foundation for Merseyside has today published a report unveiling 38% of communities across the City Region rate community spirit as strong. However, the report also unveils people living in City Region have one of the lowest life expectancy rates in England
Twin Vision worked with bereaved children and young people from across Merseyside which gave then a unique opportunity to make animations which celebrated positive memories of each of their loved ones.
Funded by the Liverpool ONE Foundation in March 2016, BMX BOX is social enterprise Peloton’s latest community project.
Lotus Brook Ltd offer educational workshops to people interested in growing food in small spaces. We were delighted to be invited to the Bale Beautification day earlier this month! The event was proudly funded through the Hill Dickinson Foundation.
The result of the EU referendum is yet to be fully understood, however the Community Foundations have already been assessing the effects on its work in communities to plan for the coming months and years in a new landscape.
Xplode Magazine who work across the UK assisting 12 to 22 year olds with their employability skills, have been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.
Professional Footballers Association teams up with leading charity network to launch new giving initiative for players
Voluntary Sector Partnership welcomes new chair, starts work on a devolution manifesto for Liverpool City Region.
Community Foundation for Merseyside is delighted to announce the financial supporters of the Liverpool ONE Foundation have made a further five year commitment to continue their support of the Foundation and the communities throughout the Liverpool City Region, including Halton....
‘Halton Foundation’, a new partnership between local businesses and the voluntary sector, was launched at Runcorn’s Heath Business Park today. (Wednesday 24 February)
Catalyst delivers a variety of arts-based workshops to young people aged between 12 and 24 years from socially disadvantaged backgrounds who are often low achievers at school.
In December, the Community Foundation’s Philanthropy Fellowship hosted an event at the Unity Theatre with special guest and patron Cherie Blair.