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 2017 the Charitable Trust provided support/assistance for the following :-
|Royal School for the Blind, Liverpool|| - received £150 towards a new minibus|
|The James Greenop Foundation|| - received £250 for football training equipment|
|Sundowns|| - received £150 donation|
|2 year old little girl, victim of vicious dog attack|| - received £50 Build-a-Bear Vouchers|
|Liverpool Bereavement Services|| - received £250 donation|
|67 year old male, blind, disabled, victim of theft
of life savings, keen fisherman|| - received £250 fishing vouchers|
|76 year old lady, struggling to raise 7 children
after tragic death of her son, daughter
and husband|| - received £250 and bouquet of flowers|
|73 year old lone male, suffering severe
Hardship, no clothes or fridge|| - received food hamper and fridge|
And many more!