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
Knowsley has an opportunity to apply for significant funding for a major new arts programme to take place across Knowsley over the next 4 years.
Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places funding offers significant arts investment to the areas across England which have the lowest arts participation. One of the main aims of this funding is to enable communities to have a say in arts commissioning for their neighbourhoods.read more
Applications are now open for SSE’s biggest UK programme: the Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme, in partnership with School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE), supported by the National Lottery Community Fund.read more
The Paul Hamlyn Foundation Youth Fund has grants of between £10,000 and £60,000 available to not-for-profit organisations that work with vulnerable young people and that have the potential to widen their impact.
The Foundation wants to fund organisations whose main purpose is about helping those in the most precarious positions, where making the transition to adult independence is most challenging, and those who are most vulnerable.read more
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.