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 2018 the Charitable Trust provided support/assistance for the following :-
|Wirral Community Narrowboat Trust|| - Received £1,000 donation|
|Clatterbridge Cancer Charity|| - Received £200 donation|
|Sunflowers, Zoes Place and Stick n Step|| - Each received £2,000 donation|
|Victim of domestic abuse with 2 young children|| - Received £100 Tesco Gift Cards|
|Elderly widow, victim of theft|| - Trust replaced Acer Tablet stolen|
|Male left paralysed after vicious attack|| - Trust purchased 'Amazon Echo'|
|East Liverpool Royal British Legion|| - Received £250 donation|
|8 yr old wheelchair user, victim of theft|| - Received £30 Argos Gift Cards to buy toys|
|Crosby & District Scout Council|| - Received £250 donation to help repair scout hut|
|12 yr old boys mauled by dog|| - Received £100 Smyths Toys Gift Cards|
|Disabled male victim of assault by 3 masked men|| - Received £100 B&Q Gift Cards|
And many more!
The Trust has also been able to donate to various charities, the latest being :
- Rhys Jones Community Centre - £13,000
- Liverpool Sunflowers - £20,000
- KIND (Kids in Need and Distress) - £12,000