Fund Update

New look for New Brighton Mermaid

A brand new range of merchandise inspired by New Brighton’s famous Mermaid Trail is set to be launched. Notepads, pencils, tote bags and children’s t-shirts will be on sale in time for the summer as part of the specially branded range, launched from the Floral Pavilion. The merchandise launch also coincides with the creation of […]

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Ørsted Announces Latest Round of Grants for the Community

Ørsted is delighted to announce the winners of the latest round of applications to the Walney Extension Community Fund. Sixteen lucky groups will each receive a share of the just over £250,000 windfall available each round of the Fund. This announcement means that since the Fund was launched in 2016 over £1M has now been […]

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Hull & East Yorkshire Children’s University Port Visit

The East Coast Community Fund provided Hull Children’s University with a grant of £18,430 to deliver a 12-month programme of activities, ensuring children in areas of high deprivation along the East Coast have access to social development programmes that help them develop the skills they need to achieve in adulthood. Working with Primary Schools, local employers and other stakeholders […]

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Former prisoners warn students about criminal gangs

Former prisoners and drug dealers are giving talks in Sefton schools as part of a unique project to steer youngsters away from a life of crime. The campaign sees individuals who were once on the wrong side of the law go into classrooms to offer a word of warning to pupils and give advice based […]

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Funding for Siddick Woodland

Siddick Woodland will undergo a makeover this year thanks to a £3000 grant from Wythegill Community Benefit Fund. The woodland is approximately 25 – 30 years old and accessed from Shore Side in Siddick. The site was used by the mining industry until its closure and has subsequently become a green space for the village. […]

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Additional Closing Dates for the Mick George Community Fund

The Mick George Community Fund has changed from two to four application rounds each year. The next closing date is 28 March, but if you miss this date there are other opportunities on 11 July, 26 September and 9 January 2019 to apply also. For full details about the Fund and how to submit an application, […]

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First pay-outs to local groups from Hallburn Wind Farm Community Fund

New Christmas lights, IT equipment for local army cadets, replacement windows for a bowling club, equipment for a community play area and support for a youth project are among ten good causes that are the first to benefit from the Hallburn Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. The first £33,000 in grants from the Community Benefit […]

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Community Fund Awards Second Round of Grants

Seventeen deserving local organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants from the second round of Ørsted’s East Coast Community Fund. The renewable energy company, formerly known as DONG Energy, has committed to a fund worth £195,000 every six months for the next 20 years as part of its community engagement. The […]

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Another Busy Year for the Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund

2017 is proving to be a busy year for the Crook Hill Community Benefit Fund with 15 new groups receiving funding for their many and varied community projects. These highly deserving local projects fought off stiff competition to scoop their share of the £35,000 annual funding ‘pot’. The Crook Hill Fund was launched in 2015 and […]

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DONG Energy announces latest round of grants for the community

  Sixteen deserving organisations are celebrating the news that they have been awarded grants as part of DONG Energy’s Walney Extension Community Fund. The lucky groups will each receive a share of the just over £250,000 windfall available under round three of the Fund which launched in 2016. The full list of organisations awarded grants […]

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