Background Information: Funding for this programme has been provided by Peel Ports
What is the focus of the fund: Projects must build the capacity of the community to help itself, be based on real need, show volunteer involvement and demonstrate value for money.
How much is available: £50-£500 per grant (more may be available for exceptional projects and those which clearly meet the fund objectives)
Which areas are covered: Sefton, Liverpool, Halton and Wirral
Any special criteria: Priority will be given to those groups working in disadvantaged areas of the community. Groups should show how their project can be sustained once the grant has been spent and what the long term benefits of their project will be. It will not fund general running costs.
Examples of the sorts of projects that may be funded: