With & For the Social Sector in Knowsley

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We are an independent body that works with and for the Social Sector in the Borough of Knowsley within the Liverpool City Region.

As the local infrastructure organisation (LIO) we act as the conduit between the Social Sector, Public Sector and Private Sector – forging active cross sector strategic alliances that create pathways to enable and enhance Social Sector activity.

News from Knowsley CVS

Level 2 Winter Weather Alert 3rd- 5th January

Follow the tips below to ensure you stay safe during the cold weather:- • Have plenty of hot food and drinks. • Wear lots of thin layers (clothes made from cotton, wool or fleecy fibres). • Homes should be heated to the right temperature: at least 18°C (65˚F) • If you...

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We Are Recruiting!

We are recruiting!  Knowsley CVS (KCVS) is delighted to announce we are growing our team of staff and trustees to accelerate our activity in 2019 and beyond. We have the following positions now available; Development and Partnerships Lead – closing date...

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Funding Available For Community Businesses

Power to Change, the independent trust set up to support community business in England, has lots of new opportunities for support and funding coming up in 2019. Community energy projects can apply for up to £100,000 to develop new business models for community energy...

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Providing leadership enabling the Sector to be a strong and equal partner, shaping Knowsley the Place with People at its heart.

We are passionate about the growth of the Social Economy in Knowsley.

Knowsley Better Together

Knowsley CVS and Knowsley Council hold a “deal” for cross sector partnership working “Knowsley Better Together”.  Developed by Knowsley CVS with the extensive involvement of representatives within the Social Sector.  The Deal demonstrates our commitment to work together within co-operative principles to drive forward our shared commitment to Knowsley.

Working together we want to secure the positive outcomes that can be achieved through effective partnerships between the public and social sector.

Knowsley Illuminate Masterclass and Training Programme

Knowsley Illuminate is a series of Masterclasses and Training Opportunities to enable you and your organisation to build your skills, knowledge and resilience.  Shining the Spotlight on issues affecting your organisation, the programme brings leading partners and experts into Knowsley to undertake a knowledge exchange with you.   ½ day and full day learning opportunities are available..

Knowsley Illuminate is an agile and responsive programme that brings current and relevant learning to the Social Sector in Knowsley.  It builds on our You Said – We Did approach to working with the local Sector.  The programme is influenced by your feedback from our quarterly Working Better Together Events and the current local, regional and national policy and directives that affect your organisation.