Sector Support

Sefton CVS provides a wide range of support and services to Sefton’s local voluntary, community and faith sector – whether you’re thinking about starting up a group or charity, or if you are a more established organisation with ambitions to grow and develop.

We operate as a sector champion, bringing together often diverse groups and organisations to network and collaborate more effectively, as well as supporting and training local community organisations to improve their effectiveness, quality, reach, sustainability and social impact.

We provide a wide range of support and advice for organisations, including:

Community Accountancy, including:

  • Payroll
  • Bookkeeping
  • Annual Accounts
  • VAT
  • Budgets & Forecasts
  • Gift Aid
  • Training

Funding Advice, including:

  • Funding Search – Merseyside Funding Information Portal (MFIP)
  • Funding Surgeries
  • Pre-application advice
  • Planning for successful fundraising
  • Preparing funding applications
  • Developing and discussing funding strategies
  • Reviewing draft applications (however this does not include writing them)

Our Full Range of Services:

  • Training
  • Governance
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Safeguarding advice
  • Consortia development, feasibility studies and business plan support
  • Monitoring, evaluation and outcomes