23 Foundation

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Background Information: Jamie Carragher, Liverpool FC’s number 23 set up the 23 Foundation with the Community Foundation for Merseyside at the beginning of 2009 with the proceeds from his charitable Testimonial match and matched funds secured from the Government.

 

What is the focus of the fund: The 23 Foundation seeks to provide the youth of Merseyside with the means to make a difference in society by giving them an outlet through sport and education.  It aims to fund projects that tackle the cause of youth disadvantage and provide information, education and skills to empower young people to go on to further education or employment. The fund will also support projects that improve children and young people’s health.

 

How much is available: The maximum grant available is £2,500

 

Who can apply: Voluntary or community groups with a constitution or set of rules in the group’s name, which includes CICs and Social Enterprises and individuals.

 

Which areas are covered: Merseyside with priority given to Sefton

 

Examples of the sorts of projects that may be funded

 

 

 

The closing date is 30 October 2017The fund may close earlier if sufficient applications are received.

 

Documents which need to be included with your application:

 

Groups

 

The following items cannot be supported via the fund:

 

What happens next?

All completed applications are assessed by Community Foundation staff to confirm eligibility. You may be contacted for more information after applying and a decision making panel will make recommendations based on the fund’s criteria and the budget available.

 

You should expect to hear the outcome of your application within 6 weeks of the saldate.

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