Charity Applications are welcomed all year round. Submissions must be on the appropriate Charity Application Form which can be downloaded from the Merseyside Police Federation website. Applications must be submitted by a member of the Merseyside Police, meet the Charitable Trust criteria and directed to the Police Federation for consideration by the Charitable Trust Committee.
The criteria : Individuals residing in the Merseyside area who are victims of crime and/or violence or who have suffered some kind of loss, hardship or distress. They also help young people advance in life through the provision of support and activities which develop their life skills to enable them to participate in society.
The Trust has also been able to support a wide range and number of community groups and projects some requiring help with sporting kits and specialist equipment; some needing help to recognise good works by youth groups across our Force area; some needing support following vandalism and damage of play equipment; some needing support to relocate following race hate crimes and some just needing to know that someone cares.
Throughout 2016 the Charitable Trust provided support/assistance for the following :-
|Birkenhead Venture Boxing Club|| - received £250 for training equipment|
|Meningitis Research Foundation|| - received £200 donation|
|369th Liverpool Girl Guides|| - received £250 to assist pack holiday|
|94 year old lady, victim of theft at home|| - received bouquet of flowers|
|10 year old Liverpool boy struggled with death of his mother and under child protection, had his bicycle stolen|| - Trust replaced his bicycle|
|Willowbrook Hospice|| - received £150 donation|
|15 year old girl, victim of gang assault, netball fan|| - received 2 tickets to Netball Game
And many more!