Funding Advice

What advice/support is available?

  • Guidance on setting up a new group
  • Guidance on producing governing documents e.g. constitution, policy & procedures
  • Access to a library of books and information files to help your group develop
  • Pick ‘n mix of helpful factsheets

  • Funding Central is a free smart website for all third sector organisations, including community groups, providing access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and resources supporting organisations to develop sustainable income strategies appropriate to their needs.

    Merseyside Funding Information Portal is an online resource that will give you all you need to know about funding your charitable or community work, whether you are an individual, community group, voluntary organisation, registered charity or social enterprise. In addition, information and support in tendering and procurement related opportunities for voluntary bodies is now offered through this portal. is a not-for-profit organisation helping small, local charities and community groups to reach more supporters, raise more money and help more people. They believe just because you’re small doesn’t mean you can’t make a big impact so can help you gain the online presence and voice you so truly deserve. They host regular free fundraising workshops throughout Merseyside and Lancashire. Email or call 0151 232 2429 for more information regarding Localgiving, booking a workshop slot or arranging an informal meeting.

    Get In Touch

    Halton & St Helens VCA 

    Halton Office: 01928 592 405
    St Maries
    Lugsdale Road
    WA8 6DB

    St Helens Office: 01744 457100 
    2nd Floor Beacon Building
    College Street
    St Helens
    WA10 1TF



    Halton & St Helens VCA is an infrastructure organisation that provides advice, information and development support services to voluntary, community, not-for-profit and faith organisations and volunteers in the Boroughs of St Helens and Halton.