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John Moores Foundation “Meet the Funder” Day – Now Fully Booked

LCVS are holding a series of “meet the funder” events on Wednesday 6 February in partnership with local funder, John Moores Foundation (JMF).

Held at 151 Dale St, JMF staff will firstly hold an open “Information and Question and Answer” session from 9.30am – 10.45am. This will give an overview of how JMF funding operates and what its trustees are and aren’t looking for in an application.

Following this session groups will be able to meet with JMF staff on a one-to-one basis for a 40/45 minute appointment to discuss potential projects and eligibility and what is best to apply for. Appointments will be made on a first come, first served basis and are subject to a group’s eligibility to apply to JMF.

One-to-one appointments are available at the following times:

11am – 11.45am
12pm – 12.45pm
1.10pm – 1.50pm
2pm – 2.45pm
3pm – 3.45pm
4pm – 4.45pm

If you would like to book a place at the open session, a one-to-one surgery or both, please contact Capacity Building at LCVS on info@lcvs.org.uk or (0151) 227 5177.

Places are limited and appointments will only be confirmed when you receive an e-mail from LCVS.

Further information:

As an indication of the types of applications that JMF is look for, its founder John Moores saw JMF as an instrument for helping people to value themselves and gain self-confidence in order to achieve a greater measure of control over their environment and the direction that their lives take.

The types of organisations / projects that JMF likes to support:

  • Organisations and groups that are trying to build and strengthen communities,
  • Organisations that are working in partnership with others,
  • Organisations that are carrying out trust building initiatives,

The types of people JMF would like the project / work to support:

  • Black, Asian and minority ethnic people,
  • Refugees,
  • Women including girls,
  • Children and young people,
  • People suffering discrimination, e.g. on grounds of disability, race, religion, sex, sexuality or gender identity,
  • Families needing support,
  • Homeless people,
  • Carers,
  • Volunteers
  • People suffering from poverty and financial crisis,
  • People in poor physical or mental health,
  • Adults with few or no educational qualifications.

The types of support that JMF gives grants for:

  • running costs
  • salaries
  • capacity building
  • volunteer training and out-of-pocket expenses
  • one-off projects
  • equipment
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