Our COVID-19 Review outlines the Liverpool City Region response to the pandemic and the launch of the LCR Cares COVID-19 Community Support Fund, including the coordination of corporate donors, public donations and funders such as the National Emergencies Trust.
A tender opportunity has arisen to support the Beechwood, Ballantyne & Bidston Village Big Local with its final Big Local Plan
Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside has welcomed on board two new Trustees to support its legacy of facilitating structured charitable giving.
Today Merseyside Violence Reduction Partnership are launching a new youth and community dialogue. This will help capture the creative ideas of young people and communities to help better understand what will help keep them feeling safe where they live.
Merseyside’s Police Commissioner is inviting community groups to submit ‘imaginative and ingenious’ bids for projects which will divert young people away from crime and anti-social behaviour during the autumn half-term, despite the challenges posed by Covid-19.
A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched to raise £1million to support community and voluntary organisations on the frontline of helping the city region’s communities cope with the impact of Coronavirus.
Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has today unveiled an initial package of measures from the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority aimed at easing the Coronavirus burden on local people.
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.
A revealing report has given an insight into the quality of life of those living in Merseyside, including community groups and their beneficiaries.
Grassroots groups working in Merseyside will get much-needed grants worth more than £70,000 to help support local women and girls facing a range of challenges.
Regional business leaders have launched an initiative challenging themselves to help end all forms of homelessness in Liverpool city region.
An event has been held to acknowledge the impact and learning from young people’s mental health community projects and experiences funded by the Liverpool ONE Foundation.
An art sale by the family of a late talented artist from Wirral has raised money for the Ann and Ray Messer Foundation.
Merseyside groups supporting women and girls with issues such as domestic and sexual abuse, mental health, social isolation and long-term unemployment can apply for a share of over £75,000.
A 66-year-old champion wrestler from Knowsley has received £500 to help towards his training expenses.
Take a look at our specially-commissioned video that highlights the impact of the Merseyside Women's Fund.
A North West property company has launched a dedicated charitable trust and endowment fund to benefit local community organisations.
Nationwide Building Society is working with the Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside to support local charitable organisations across Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester with grants of up to £50,000 for projects that tackle housing issues in their local communities.
Twenty-six unsung heroines from across the region have been named finalists in the Merseyside Women of the Year awards 2019 and a public vote has been opened to decide the overall Merseyside Woman of the Year.
Outgoing High Sheriff for Merseyside Peter Woods completed a successful year’s fundraising for The High Sheriff and Merseyside Police Charitable Fund by embarking on a charity abseil down Liverpool’s iconic Radio City Tower.
Liverpool ONE Foundation worked with Radio City and a group of young people from Merseyside Youth Association and YPAS to create some pieces for radio to try and encourage people to talk more about mental health.
HYPE's project Park was funded by #iwill and was match funded by One Ark Housing Association, in order to engage local young people aged 15-24 years throughout the summer holidays and continue to support them to make a positive impact within their communities.
The Community Foundation for Merseyside is sponsoring this year’s Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the Echo Environment Awards.
This year, the Community Foundation for Merseyside is partnering with Liverpool’s Mayoral Club to raise vital funds for the Merseyside Women’s Fund.
Hundreds of women and girls from across Merseyside will benefit from £74,000 from the first round of funding of the Merseyside Women's Fund.
The Community Foundation for Merseyside is sponsoring the Corporate Social Responsibility Award at the Echo and Business Post Regional Business Awards 2019.
This year, the Community Foundation for Merseyside is celebrating 20 years of giving.
The Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside (CFLM) welcomes two new trustees to its Board, Dennis Mendoros and Carmel Hall.
Latest figures from the Merseyside Women’s Fund show the real need to support community projects working to benefit women and girls across our region.
The luxury menswear retailer is dressing Union House in a lavish video wall for charity with big names including Liverpool Gin and high end fashion brands getting involved.
Community Foundation for Merseyside announces category sponsorship for Merseyside Women of the Year awards 2019
The Merseyside Women of the Year awards 2019 are open for nominations, following a launch party attended by Sponsors, supporters, and the 2018 Merseyside Woman of the Year, Sue Connerty.
Merseyside Youth Association (MYA) are seeking providers to deliver a number of services.
Community housing projects and charities are being urged to put their case forward as Nationwide - the UK’s biggest building society - makes £500,000 available to help make a difference to communities across the North West.
Applications are open for the first round of funding from the Merseyside Women’s Fund.
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.
https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.action?charityCampaignUrl=The23foundationJamie 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.