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Local Grants & Support

Alfred Shaw Trust Fund

Supports education initiatives that will help to raise the aspirations of children and young people living in Runcorn with particular interest in music and the arts.

BHP Billiton Endowment Fund

Projects based around enhancing or conserving the local physical environment that also benefit the wider community and improve people’s lives.

Community Foundation

An independent charity that promotes local giving to address local disadvantage. All Community Foundations (UK)

Council for Voluntary Service (CVS): Liverpool Charity and Voluntary Services

LCVS has been working to improve the wellbeing of individuals and communities in Liverpool through supporting and encouraging charitable giving and voluntary action and by bringing people, organisations and resources together.

The Dulverton Trust Fund

Applications should address at least one of the Dulverton Trust’s priorities of youth opportunities, general welfare, conservation and preservation.

Edina Trust

Schools in Liverpool can use their grants for science resources, gardening equipment, science weeks, science subscriptions, science visits (in or out of school) and improving school grounds for science.

Deadline to apply: 14 June 2024

Johnson Foundation

The Foundation supports UK registered charities working specifically within the Liverpool City Region in the areas of Welfare, Youth, Community, Arts, Education and Health.

Joseph Harley Bequest Fund

The Joseph Harley Bequest Fund supports young people to undertake projects or activities, where assistance from public bodies is not usually available. Applications for funding assistance will be considered for advancement of education and training of individuals, under the age of 25 who are residents of Formby.

Liverpool Learning Partnership

Passionate about school libraries and reading areas and are happy to support our member schools in developing their library provision.

The Mersey Forest

Can help schools to improve their school grounds with new woodlands, orchards and growing areas. 

Merseyside Sport

Schools should use Primary PE and Sport Premium funding to prioritise the development of physical competency and personal development for all pupils and improve capacity and capability for future pupils.

Schools Music Service

The S.M.S. provides quality music education and support in schools and in the community.

SHINE Trust - School Grants

SHINE offers support to projects that can make a real difference to the attainment of children from disadvantaged backgrounds in the north of England.

The Steve Morgan Foundation

Supports projects that help children and families, people with physical or learning disabilities, the elderly, or those that are socially disadvantaged in North Wales, Merseyside and Cheshire.

Theatre in Education

Workshops are free and work differently for each Key Stage, please see below what we offer for: EYFS, KS1, KS2.

Local service organisations

Find your local Lions Club or Rotary Club.

Tip: For Lions Club, search using town names for the most accurate results.

National retailers' local branches 

National retailers can also assist local schools. Please reach out to your local branches for the following retailers: 

The Asda FoundationCo-op (Local Community Fund), Tesco Community Grants (contact WHSmith Trust (Community Grants)

Supermarket Community Champions

Online contact/email: ASDA

Visit in person: Aldi, Co-op, Iceland, Lidl, Marks & SpencerM&S store locator, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, SPARSPAR store locator, Tesco-Tesco store locator, Waitrose

The National Lottery Community Fund 

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK. 

Review successful grant awards from your local area of Knowsley Liverpool Sefton St. Helens Wirral       

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