We are looking for an experienced Fundraiser to join our small team. Fundraising is a new area of development for the charity so we need a self-starter who will thrive in establishing new relationships with funders.
Interested in Volunteering – You can click here to see some of the New Opportunities in summary.
Whatever your needs we believe we have a learning opportunity for you both on-line (includes videos) and face to face. If you can’t find what you are looking for drop us a line and let us know. Our aim is to bring you the support that you need as a small and local charity or community group. All of our courses online and offline are heavily subsidised.
Phil Godfrey – Grant Administrator for the John Moores Foundation recently came to Wirral to deliver a presentation on their funding as well as take part in a Q & A.
Phil covered the background, and context to the fund, and also mentioned the 50th Anniversary celebrations. He told us that the fund is in constant review, and showed us the new grant application guidance booklets.
Take some time to look at the new application form and guidance for Awards for All, if you are thinking of applying, and have done so before.
The council are currently considering ways the services could be delivered in the future to meet the needs of residents and visitors effectively. This involves seeking opinions about what is or isn’t working currently.
Residents can have their say about the existing services, alternative delivery options and share any innovative ideas they may have. This information will important in shaping a decision about how these services will be delivered in the future and who is best to ensure these are provided efficiently.
The Corporate Volunteer Network (CVN) have put together a survey to allow the third sector to better understand the current corporate volunteering landscape and attitudes towards and the value of it. This is your chance to shape discussion in the sector and be a part of a piece of work that will hopefully provide some practical tips to help to improve corporate volunteering offerings.
The survey can be found here. Responses are due by the 28th of July. It should take 15-20 minutes to complete and all responses will be anonymous.
The Marc Fitch Fund makes small grants towards the costs of publishing scholarly work in the fields of British and Irish national, regional and local history, archaeology, antiquarian studies, historical geography, the history of art and architecture, heraldry, genealogy and surname studies, archival research, artefact conservation and the broad fields of the heritage, conservation and the historic environment.
First Steps Enterprise Fund (FSEF) is a £300,000 pilot fund to support community organisations. We manage this fund on behalf of the ASDA Foundation. Funding packages of up to £30,000* are available (90% loan and 10% grant). The loan element is charged at 5% (fixed) to be repaid over a period of 4 years with an optional capital holiday for the first year.