Group looks for ideas to benefit the community
DO you have an idea that could benefit your community?
Wonder how you could do something to support people’s wellbeing?
Then Living Well Sefton, the local collaboration of wellbeing partners, could help.
It launched the third round of its Community Resilience Grant recently at the Sefton CVS conference and is particularly keen to hear from individuals who want to improve their local community.
Karen Nolan, co-ordinator of Living Well Sefton, explains: “We have grants of £500 for small projects that are designed to increase people’s wellbeing and our partners can support individuals to deliver these projects.”
Already several individuals have been successful in securing a £500 grant.
These include Bim Bam, which provides a place for families who don’t speak English to socialise and build friendships.
Another Southport project is Art for Arts Sake which received £500 towards therapeutic art classes for older people to brush up on their painting skills as well as meet other people.
In addition, there are grants available to organisations working in partnership to improve health and wellbeing.
The maximum grant available is £5,000 per partnership.
Deadline for all applications is Friday, November 17.
The Living Well Sefton team is looking forward to receiving your application. For further details, visit www.livingwellsefton . org.uk, call the team on 0300 323 0181 or email LWS@seftoncvs.org.uk