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Monday, 14 February 2011

The Mayor of  Sefton's  Charity Fund is a Trust that was set up to assist the people of Sefton.

Small grants offered to small locally based groups for general charitable purposes.

Beneficial Area: The metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Total Annual Fund: £ 24,000

Grant Range: Up to   £500

Purpose: The Mayor of Sefton's Charity Fund  is a trust that was set up to assist the people of Sefton. It helps many of the smaller charitable and voluntary groups that do not have a national profile and sometimes find fundraising rather difficult because they are not well known outside the local area in which they operate. The fund is split into five charity committees - Bootle, Crosby, Formby, Parishes and Southport. It also provides funding generally across these boundaries.

Beneficiaries have  included;

  • Sefton Children's Trust (£2,000)
  • Ainsdale Community Care   (£360)
  • Bootle Salvation Army  (£360)
  • Hope Centre (£360)
  • British Dragon Boat Racing Association (£360)
  • Chestnut Grove Parent Support Group (£360)
  • Crosby Festival of Music and Dancing (£360)
  • North West Air Ambulance (£360)
  • Sefton Choices (£360)
  • Sefton Self Help Group (£360)
  • Sefton Short Film Festival (£360)
  • Waterloo Youth Group (£360)
  • Woodlands Hospice  (£360)
  • First Steps to Mobility (£215.00)
  • Maghull Pensioners Association (£140)
  • Maghull & District Monday Club (£100)
  • 7th Sefton East Scout Group (£100) 
  • Challengers (£50).

Who Can Apply: Local voluntary and community groups.

How to Apply: Applications forms are available by written request from the correspondent.

(Please contact your local Sefton CVS Community Development Team for further advice).

When to Apply: The closing date for receipt of applications is 30 June each year and the money is distributed in October and November. Grants are assessed once a year after the end of each Mayor’s term of office end of June.
Contact  Information

Civic Services Officer
Mayor of Sefton’s Charity Fund
The Mayor’s Office
Town Hall
Lord Street

Tel: 0151 934 2062

Source: www.sefton.gov.uk  

Last Updated ( Monday, 14 February 2011 )
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