Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services


Leadership. Ingenuity. Sector Social Growth

Are you looking for funding to support the work that you do? The following websites may help, providing you with details of the latest funding opportunities available.

The Merseyside Funding Information Portal –  Here you will find the latest local, regional and national funding information for Merseyside’s Voluntary, Community and Faith (VCF) sector.

The Merseyside Funding Information Portal (MFIP) is supported by local voluntary sector infrastructure organisations across the region – including Knowsley, Halton & St Helens, Liverpool, Sefton and Wirral.

NowHowNonProfit , is an online resource, from NCVO and the Big Lottery, giving information and guidance on everything you need to know about running a not for profit organisation. and Pugh Computers provide discounted software for charities whilst second hand computer equipment is available for organisations with a good cause from Donate a PC


Most large funders, with charitable grant programmes, have their own websites. Some are listed below:

Community Foundation for Merseyside

Big Lottery Fund – Awards for All

Big Lottery Fund – Reaching Communities

Arts Council England

Heritage Lottery Fund

Sport England

Lloyds Bank Foundation

John Moores Foundation

The Hemby Trust

BBC Children In Need

Comic Relief

Cash for Clubs

The Morgan Foundation

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Yapp Charitable Trust

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

The Henry Smith Charity

The Tudor Trust

Santander Foundation

The Woodward Charitable Trust

The Worshipful Company of Weavers

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

The Charles Hayward Foundation

Garfield Weston Foundation

Community Builders

P H Holt Foundation

The D M Thomas Foundation

The Golsoncott Foundation

The Bailey Thomas Charitable Fund

The Allen Lane Foundation

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation

The Dulverton Trust

The Boshier Hinton Foundation