The 23 Foundation fund is now open – Closing 10th September

Background Information: Jamie Carragher, Liverpool FC’s number 23 set up the 23 Foundation with the Community Foundation for Merseyside at the beginning of 2009 with the proceeds from his charitable Testimonial match and matched funds secured from the Government.

What is the focus of the fund: The 23 Foundation seeks to support groups in Sefton and Liverpool that are helping disadvantaged people in need and those suffering from hardship.

How much is available: The maximum grant available is £2500

Who can apply: Voluntary or community groups with a constitution or set of rules in the group’s name, which includes CICs and Social Enterprises and individuals.

Which areas are covered: Groups working in disadvantaged areas of Sefton and Liverpool.

Examples of the sorts of projects that may be funded

  • Groups working with homeless people
  • Foodbanks
  • Self-help groups
  • Projects that help people back into employment
  • Projects to reduce social isolation for vulnerable groups
  • Debt advice sessions
  • Domestic violence projects
  • Projects that help people overcome drug and alcohol problems


The closing date is Monday 10 September 2018

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To apply visit; http://www.cfmerseyside.org.uk/funds/23-foundation