Through local fundraising activities, sponsorship, crowdfunding, online and text giving, Sefton 4 Good undertakes grant distributions to local voluntary, community and faith (VCF) groups on an annual basis.
Grants 4 Good 2016/17
In 2016, Sefton 4 Good issued £10,000 to local voluntary, community and faith sector groups as part of the ‘Grants 4 Good’ initiative.
PRESS RELEASE: “Community groups awarded £10,000 cash boost by Sefton 4 Good”
Voluntary, Community & faith Sector Organisations across sefton have been given a funding boost through the Sefton 4 Good Grant Scheme. A total of 15 groups received grant funding through the grant scheme, grants ranged from £350 to £1000 and each group were presented with there cheques at the celebration ceremony held last week at Linacre Bridge Community Hub on Stanley Road.
The Fund is particularly aimed at small organisations, or collaborative projects that include small groups. The fund aims to have a positive impact on local communities, and to help make the area a great place to live and work.
The full list of recipients include Ainsdale Community Care, Bootle and Litherland Guides, Crosby Scouts, Crossens Bowling Club, Fillies JFC , Linacre Mission Neighbourhood Centre, Liverpool Road Methodist Church in Southport , and the MS Society.
Other recipients include the Plaza Community Cinema, Poppies St Leonard’s, Sefton Children’s Trust , Sefton Opera , Veterans in Sefton, Waterloo Community Association, and Yarnigans.
The grant cheques were presented by Sefton Council Cabinet Member for Communities and Housing, Cllr Trish Hardy, and Sefton CVS Chief Executive Angela White OBE.
Cllr Hardy commented: “I was delighted to attend the presentation ceremony – it’s always a pleasure to support our fantastic VCF sector in Sefton. The grants given out will greatly benefit our local communities.”
Angela White added: “These awards will hopefully be the first of many similar Sefton 4 Good grants supporting the excellent work done by VCF sector organisations throughout the borough.”