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

Thrive Access to Employment

An accelerator for ambitious social ventures wanting to scale their impact Expressions of interest are now open for year 2 of ‘Thrive – Access to Employment’, an accelerator programme which provides intensive support to social ventures wanting to scale up quickly....

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Next Generation Fund Is Now Open

Next Generation Fund is now open for the first round of applications until Sunday 13th January. It aims to fund genuinely sustainable, financially viable and innovative community businesses helping to raise the profile of place-based community energy activity with...

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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.