The Tilney Fund

Tilney and the Community Foundation for Merseyside are pleased to announce the latest round of the Tilney Fund. If you are a local voluntary or community group based in Merseyside or Halton and need funding for a project focusing primarily on improving the lives of local young people the Tilney Fund may be able to help.


Fund area

Groups based and operating in Merseyside and Halton


Fund focus

The aim of the Tilney Fund in Merseyside and Halton is to make a significant, positive impact on young peoples lives by supporting educational initiatives, as well as health and wellbeing and employability projects in the local community.


Fund priorities



Priority will be given to applicants that demonstrate how their project will make a difference to beneficiaries lives, eg  if a young person gains new skills, qualifications or experiences how these will be applied post project such as through guaranteed work experience/interviews etc.



Grants are available for upto £5000



Community groups, voluntary organisations, charities, community interest companies and social enterprises may apply. Applicants annual income must be less than £500,000.


Please note the provisional deadline for applications is 5pm, Wednesday 1st November however we recommend you apply as soon as possible. This is because there are limited funds available and we do not want to disappoint too many applicants. If we are significantly oversubscribed we plan to close the fund early but will publicise this via social media channels and our website.  The grants panel is due to meet the first week of December with applicants being advised of decisions before Christmas.

Download full guidelines here

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