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).
Steve Morgan has pledged to donate £1m a week as an emergency fund for charities affected by coronavirus. The fund is available to charities that fall within the catchment area of Merseyside, North Wales and Cheshire (west of M6).
The Indigo Trust is making £2.5million available in emergency grants to help charities respond to the coronavirus emergency. Their urgent priority is to support the relief of suffering at both a national level and in local communities.
The National Lottery Community Fund has began reaching out to grantees, partners and other vital society organisations to understand how it can support communities and the sector during covid 19. The fund is aiming to share what it learns in due course.
Community Foundation Tyne and Wear and Northumberland, has launched a Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund
The Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund aims to help community organisations in two stages: Firstly, the Response stage, where they will help organisations who support older people and other vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 outbreak. Secondly, the Recovery stage, they will fund a wider group of local charities and community organisations whose operations and finances have been affected by the virus.
The Coronavirus Community Fund will be open to constituted community organisations throughout Northern Ireland, who are supporting isolated older people during this time.
The emergency support fund has an initial £2m and will support community and voluntary organisations in London. The fund will be available to organisations facing immediate financial pressures and uncertainty because of the virus.
The Scottish Government has launched a £20m Third Sector Resilience Fund, as a part of its £350m fund to support communities affected by Covid19. The Third Sector Resilience Fund will help to ensure the health and continued viability of third sector organisations affected by problems, such as issues with cashflow, during this time.
To help during this crisis, Crowdfunder are making it free for community and charity projects to fundraise via their platform.
Online Centres Network are inviting organisation of all sizes and from across the UK to apply for between £1,250 and £15,000 of funding to deliver the Make it Click programme, delivered by Good Things Foundation in partnership with Google.org. Make it Click, aims to help 35,000 people who only use the internet in a limited way to gain the confidence and digital skills to thrive online.
The Nuffield Strategic Fund is now open to outline applications for awards in the range of £1-3m. The priorities of the fund is to award multidisciplinary projects with the potential for lasting and significant impact. The Nuffield Foundation will work with their grant-holders to make that happen. Deadline for outline applications is 29 June