A small grants programme has been launched for community-based food and welfare support providers to help ensure that food and essential items are available to people most in need across Wirral over the coming months.

The £600,000 Fund is available for bids of up to £20,000 from local groups and organisations. Applications must be made using the Wirral Household Support Fund Application Form below; this sets out the terms and conditions.

Groups are required to have spent their funding by 31 March 2022 and provide a data and brief outcome report shortly after.

How is this funded?

This is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) through its Household Support Fund.

How to apply

Please complete the application form below and answer all questions in full. Any omission will delay your application. Submission must be made via email to COVID19foodteam@wirral.gov.uk using ‘Wirral Household Support Fund Application’ as the message subject.

This must be completed electronically (that is, typed). Hand written forms will not be accepted.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 11 November 2021.

What happens next?

Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application week commencing Monday 15 November 2021.