Funding body information

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Town Hall
0845 140 0845


July 2015 - At the moment, Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council does not have any fund available to voluntary groups. For any information about funding opportunity, please visit the council's website.

Many local authorities are now moving away from grant-making and beginning to use commissioning as a way to distribute funding to the third sector. Local commissioners can be difficult to find and identify, however NAVCA have created a guide that may help: 'Finding your Commissioner'

Useful organisations:

Sefton CVS

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council has devolved much of their grant-making activity to the Community Foundation for Merseyside, so any information on available funding can be found on their website:

The staff at Community Foundation for Merseyside were very helpful, and the information on their website was correct and up-to-date and included relevant information such as criteria and deadlines.

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