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Community Foundation for Merseyside is a professional and ambitious organisation with effective philanthropy and community at its heart.

Supporting you to support your community, the Foundations offer a wealth of experience, knowledge, expertise and advice to ensure that your giving – whether that is time, money or skill-sharing – has the greatest impact.
Importantly, the projects that CFM supports are key to creating a stronger, more resilient and vibrant community with long-term benefits to local people. Working together is a vital means to achieving our definition of success.

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LCR Cares

The coronavirus outbreak is having a devastating impact on communities throughout the Liverpool City Region. We’re encouraging any individuals or businesses who might be in a position to support, to donate and to help those most affected. Click below to see how you can donate.

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Information for Community Groups

We realise many local charities and community organisations are looking for urgent help. We will be distributing funding through the National Emergencies Trust & Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor's LCR Cares campaign. We will give more information here about opportunities to access funding as soon as we can. If you've an urgent query, you can email us at

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The Community Foundation for Lancashire and Merseyside recognises that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is an exceptional event that will have an impact on the many local charities, community groups and projects we support. We would like to reassure our donors, grantees, partners and friends that we are doing – and will continue to do – everything we can to support the sector throughout this period.

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For a number of years I have donated through my local community foundation in Merseyside to directly support those causes closest to my heart. We need more people and businesses to get involved with their local Community Foundation, such as the ones for Lancashire and Merseyside, to benefit from their experience and local knowledge to make sure any donation delivers the greatest benefit to our communities.

Sir Terry Leahy

Not long to go! Don't forget to submit your applications for funding from the Daneway Foundation…

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