Organisations applied for up to PS3,000 for projects focusing on at least one of the LCVS
priority areas - Education, Health and Income Stability.
chief executive Tony Okotie said: "It has long been accepted that voluntary and community sector activity adds to the richness and quality of life at a local level.
She added: "Events like this are important for LCVS
as they capture the imagination and bring people together in the name of charity.
Alan Lewis, head of LCVS
, added: "The consequence will not only be uncertainty for voluntary sector organisations, but also for the thousands of local people who use and rely on their services.
A tree was also planted in St John's Gardens, the first 100 of which have been given away by LCVS
to voluntary and charity groups to be planted across the city in support of Liverpool's Year of the Environment.
IT'S IDAHO (International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia) next Friday and Liverpool's LGB&T Network and the Stanley Street Quarter will be hosting an event at LCVS
on Dale Street to mark the occasion.
Clare joined LCVS
in May, 2008, and hasn't looked back.
This initiative is being supported by the Tuebrook/West Derby Sure Start, local schools and LCVS
philanthropy development manager Clare Beavan said: "Faith plays a vital part in many people's lives.
On behalf of all the Tuebrook Community Centre users and committee we wish to express our appreciation to the PCT, LCVS
, Riverside and LMH for financial support to carry out this work and promote extensive additional activities at our centre Most of all we appreciate the support of Councillor Steve Radford and his colleagues in helping us to apply for funds and contribute additional ward neighbourhood monies as we progress towards meeting our targets.
Archbishop Patrick Kelly said: "Through serving as the chair of Nugent Care and working with many other charities, I have been privileged to become ever more aware of LCVS
and its good work.
Clare Beavan, of LCVS
, said: "The teams can consist of colleagues, sports teams, community groups, groups of friends - the competition is open to all.