This response fund will provide emergency funding to grassroots treatment and recovery voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations delivering vital services at the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic response. Funding will be distributed by Collective Voice and will be exclusively available to organisations with turn overs of less than £2m.
There is over a week left to apply for funding from the Explore Programme. The programme offers grant funding and 12 week support programme for charities and not-for-profit organisations to explore digital service delivery challenges. Applications close 12pm Monday 22nd June.
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These two charitable trusts were established by David and Vera Gibbons to help people in Devon and the Isle of Thanet in Kent. Both trusts are currently prioritising urgent requests for support from organisations affected by increased demand following the Covid19 pandemic. All non-urgent grant applications are being deferred until further notice.
The Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund has announced a fund to support organisations and charitable associations in Merseyside coping with additional demands caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The fund will have a particular focus though not limited to Foodbanks, organisations providing Domestic Violence support services and volunteer organisations helping those with disabilities.
Comic Relief are seeking BAME led Intermediary partners with the ability, expertise, networks and knowledge to distribute funding quickly to organisations across the UK. Deadline for application is Midnight Monday 8th June.
Established to support people with a range of disabilities and complex needs in the Devon and Cornwall areas, the Clare Milne Trust recognise that COVID-19 is posing great challenges to many people and are striving to offer as much support as possible to as many charities and organisations as they can, through their usual application process. Deadline for applications: 20th June.
The Explore Programme is a digital funding opportunity for charities and not-for-profit organisations, funded by Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation, delivered in partnership with CAST. Programme closes for applications on Monday 22nd June at 12pm.
This new fund aims to inject immediate money into specialist legal advice agencies, with grants being as flexible as possible to ensure the money is spent where it is most needed. The fund is likely to be awarding grants in two waves. Wave one is now open.
If you run a front-line food aid charity you can apply for a grant from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) of up to £100,000 to help you continue to provide food to the vulnerable. Funding decisions to be made on an ongoing basis.
London Funders are currently pausing new applications for 'delivering differently' grants from the 19th May (5pm). As lockdown is eased, the community of funders involved in the Response are looking to ensure that funding adapts to the high demand that London’s civil society will continue to experience. London Funders are working to launch new grants rounds from early June. Applications for 'crisis response' will continue.
The Resourcing Racial Justice Fund will support BAME organisations tackling disproportionate the impact of COVID19 on the BAME community and organisations. The fund will be open to applications on the 18th May, with grants ranging from £5,000 to £50,000 available to organisations.
Charity Excellence Framework have created an online toolkit including free access to a Covid-19 Funder database consisting of 545 funders, as well as a range of tools and resources to help your charity increase it's impact.
The Aviva Community Fund offers grants of up to £50,000 for fresh ideas that fall within one of their two core funding areas: 'Financial capability and inclusion: giving people the tools to become more financially independent' and 'Community resilience: tackling inequality and improving environments to build more connected, more resilient communities'. To apply you must be a UK registered charity, a registered community interest company or a registered community benefit society, have existed for at least 12 months prior to submission, with an annual income of no more than £1m and be a living-wage employer. Applications close on May 5th.
St-Martins-in-the-Fields charity has launched a VRF Emergency Fund. The fund is offering vital support people experiencing homelessness. Applications will be accepted from paid frontline workers who provide support to people experiencing homelessness or whose accommodation might be at risk, including prison in-reach workers or CAB advisers for example. Grants will be decided based off of current need detailed within the application form.
London Community Response have announced a second wave of funding, with two funding programmes: 'The Crisis response' for grants of up to £10,000 to enable organisations to meet the immediate needs of communities and 'Delivering differently' for grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 to enable organisations to change the way they deliver their work.
The Access to Justice Foundation and the London Legal Support Trust are launching and running an Emergency Advice Appeal to raise money for the pro bono and legal advice sectors. They are asking individuals and organisations to donate what they can, all donations are matched up to £200,000 creating a total pot of £400,000 to support the sector.
Quartet Community Foundation sets up Coronavirus Response Fund for Local Communities in the West of England
Published 03/04/2020 by Annie Pan
In response to the COVID-19 Crisis, the Quartet Community Foundation is calling for donations that will be directed towards providing essential support for vulnerable members of communities who may struggle with the impact and disruption brought by the pandemic in the coming months.
Blackbaud have compiled a list of resources to help charities keep up their fundraising momentum during this turbulent time. Their Coronavirus Fundraising Resources Hub, includes a COVID-19 response guide, virtual fundraising events.
The Cadent Foundation, funded by the UK's biggest Gas Network, is now open for applications for grants between £100 and £100,000 until May 31st. Applicants must be a UK registered charity, or a community group with charitable purposes and must be based within the Cadent geographical area (North West, East of England, West Midlands and North London).