‘Food with Friends’ Grant; Living Well Sefton Community Resilience Grant re-opens!

Community groups in Sefton are being invited to apply for a ‘Food with Friends’ grant being offered by wellbeing organisation, Living Well Sefton.

This is the sixth round of the popular Community Resilience Grant and groups can apply for grants up to £2,000 for projects that focus on healthy eating which help to bring people together.

Individuals, with help from a Living Well partner, can apply for amounts of £500.

The grant offer also coincides with the relaunch of Living Well Sefton itself. At a celebration event attended by Matt Ashton, the Director of Public Health for Sefton, partners and stakeholders heard how the service has made a positive difference to hundreds of people’s lives and the ways this is going to be built on in the next few years.

“We are delighted to carry on supporting people throughout Sefton to make healthy lifestyle choices and the ‘Food With Friends’ grant means that more people will be able to benefit too,” said Karen Nolan, manager of Living Well Sefton.

Living Well Sefton has another reason to celebrate after recently winning the Health Partners category at the first NAVCA (National Association for Voluntary and Community Action) Awards as well as being shortlisted for a prestigious LGC (Local Government Chronicle) award in the Best Service Delivery Model category.

Anyone interested in applying or wanting more information about the Community Resilience Grant should visit www.livingwellsefton.org.uk email LWS@seftoncvs.org.uk or ring 0300 323 0181.