Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services


Leadership. Ingenuity. Sector Social Growth

BBC Children In Need

Not for profit organisations such as schools; registered charities; voluntary organisations; churches; and community interest groups; etc. can apply for grants of up to £10,000 per year for up to three years through the BBC Children in Need Small Grants programme.

‘Better Off Finance’

Better Off Finance will provide support to people who are facing challenges moving towards or accessing employment opportunities, and those who due to a lack of financial capabilities face resulting barriers that can make it more difficult when trying to find and keep a job.

Comic Relief Community Cash

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available for projects of 1 year’s duration.

Grants will be used to support work where there is clear evidence of a beneficial impact on people’s lives who are excluded or disadvantaged through low income, rural or social isolation, age, disabilities, race, sexuality or gender. They are looking for a wide range of projects that are able to deliver social outcomes.

Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People (UK)

The Weavers’ Company, a textile-related, charitable and sociable organisation, has announced that the next closing date for its grants programme is the 31st July 2017.

The Fund aims to help young people (aged 15 – 30) at risk of criminal involvement to stay out of trouble and assist in the rehabilitation of offenders, particularly young offenders both in prison and after release. Grants are usually no more than £15,000 per annum, and to make sure grants of this size have an impact, the Weaver’s Company will not fund large organisations.

Daneway Foundation

The Daneway Foundation, is administered and managed by the Community Foundation for Merseyside.

The Daneway Foundation aims to improve the lives of young people aged between 11 and 25 years of age. It wishes to fund projects that support socially disadvantaged young people. It wishes to give them opportunities to improve their life chances and to become active and engaged citizens in their own communities.

Bupa – Healthy Futures: Empowering Young Adults

Bupa’s Healthy Futures funding programme focuses on young adults aged 18 to 25. They are specifically interested in projects that will have a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of young adults who face ongoing health challenges, supporting and empowering them to live life to the full.