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EXTERNAL FUNDING FOR COVID-19 RESPONSE

by danielbarker on 20 May, 2020

SPECIFIC FUNDING

Grants of £2,000 – £40,000 to assist with vulnerable adults

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/50233/support_for_residents_during_the_coronavirus_covid-19/2170/covid-19_vulnerable_adults_community_grants

Grants up to £10,000 for community grants to help children and families

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/Covid19CYPF
  • Birmingham City Council

Small Business Grant Funding – Grants from £10,000 – £25,000 depending upon rateable value

https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/50232/support_for_businesses_during_the_coronavirus_covid-19/2093/government_business_grants
  • Alpkit Foundation

Small grants to support groups working to alleviate the Impact of Covid 19 in local communities

https://alpkit.com/pages/foundation#apply
  • Youth Endowment Fund – Covid 19

Grants £25,000+ for vulnerable young people at risk of youth violence

  • Heart of England – Doing Things Differently

Grants£3,000 – £20,000 to enable organizations to change the way they deliver their work. Covid -19

  • National Lottery Community Fund (Covid Response)

Grants from £300 -£10.000 & £10,000+

https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding/under10k
  • Swimathon Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support Aquatics Community

Grants £250 and £1,000 to small swimming and aquatic organisations experiencing short-term financial hardship

https://www.grantfinder.co.uk/coronavirus/swimathon-foundation-s-covid-19-relief-fund-to-support-aquatics-community/
  • Power to Change

Grants up to £25,000 for existing members for trading agencies who have lost income due to Covid 19

  • Morrisons Foundation

Grants up £10,000 for Charities dealing with Homelessness registered at the Commission/OSCR

https://www.morrisonsfoundation.com/latest-news/covid-19/
  • Matt Kendall Society

    Grants up to £150.00 per individual for financial support for young people aged 16-25 via Referral Agency

  • West Midlands Police

Grants up to £5.000 for community groups to help support people having to self-isolate 

  • Heart of England (Coronavirus Resilience Fund)

Grants up to £1500 for emergency Coronavirus Activities

  • Esmee Fairbairn Corona Virus Funding

£16 million pot available to existing recipients

https://esmeefairbairn.org.uk/coronavirus—reassurance-for-those-we-fund
  • Standard Life Foundation

Grants from £5,000 to support rapid analysis of financial issues due to the pandemic

https://www.standardlifefoundation.org.uk/funding/coronavirus_funding#
  • Co-Op Foundation

Grants of up to £10,000 to help young people support each other during bereavement

https://www.coopfoundation.org.uk/funding_support/iwill-fund-bereavement/
  • Waste and Resources Action Programme WRAP – Closing Date 4th June

Grants up to £5,000 -£10,000 for small agencies who can redistribute surplus food from retailers

https://wrap.org.uk/content/covid-19-emergency-surplus-food-grant-phase-2
  • MIND – Mental Health Response Fund

   Grants from £5,000 -£20,000 to support mental health providers across England

https://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/campaigns/coronavirus-mental-health-response-fund/
  • The Armed Forces Covenant Trust

   Grants up to £20,000 to support isolated veterans

   The Armed Forces Covenant Trust

  • Greggs Coronavirus Emergency Appeal

   Grants up to £500 for food parcel support

https://www.greggsfoundation.org.uk/?mc_cid=33a4718109&mc_eid=e1e7976521
  • Halifax Foundation

   Grants from £1,000 – £50,000 for Community Group Activities and Benefits (Covid-19 activities prioritised)

   https://supportingcommunities.org/funding-news-1/2020/3/27/covid-related-applications-designed-to-support-the-      community-at-this-time-of-crisis-will-be-prioritised-and-turned-around-as-quickly-as-possible?mc_cid=33a4718109&mc_eid=e1e7976521

  • Antonio Carluccio Foundation

   Grants up to £10,000 to agencies operating in the food industry

  • Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust – COVID Early Years Preventative Work

Grants up to £5,000 for charities working with children 0-3 -year olds – Closing date 28th April

  •  Community Champions

   Grants up to £1000 to support the over 70’s

https://www.persimmonhomes.com/community-champions?mc_cid=33a4718109&mc_eid=e1e7976521
  • John Lewis Partnership (UK)

Name of Fund: Community Support Fund (details ongoing)

https://waitrose.pressarea.com/pressrelease/details/78/NEWS_13/12169
  • Arts Council England

Name of Fund: Covid-19 Support to organizations and individuals (details ongoing)

https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/covid19
  •          Heritage Emergency Fund (three to six-month duration)

Organizations can access over the next three-six months as short-term funding to stabilize operations and manage       unforeseen risks.

https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/news/coronavirus-update
  • Sport England Emergency Fund

To help community sport and physical activity organizations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

https://www.sportengland.org/how-we-can-help/our-funds/community-emergency-fund
  • Cloth Workers Foundation

Small capital grants of up to £5,000 for essential capital items to adapt or increase services

https://www.clothworkersfoundation.org.uk/clothworkers-emergency-capital-programme/
  • Crisis Homeless Fund

Grants of £5,000 for short term responses & £50,000 for long term needs on expansion or change in service delivery

https://www.crisis.org.uk/get-involved/in-this-together/emergency-grants-fund/
  •        Fashion and Textile Children’s Trust

           Grants to help parents & carers who have worked in the UK. fashion or textile industry & whose household income has reduced due to coronavirus outbreak

https://www.ftct.org.uk/support-for-families-affected-by-coronavirus
  • Help Musicians UK

Applications of £500. to alleviate some of the immediate financial pressures that many professional musicians are currently facing due to their mounting household expenses.

https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk/news/latest-news/help-musicians-launches-5m-coronavirus-financial-hardship-fu?fbclid=IwAR2U6ED9ZZ9MtjfVeHODR4ZEr2SbrK87oScTeF_Gpt-Ktqka5F5jBp7N5uU
  • Princes Trust and Natwest

To help young entrepreneurs (18-30) across the UK to keep their businesses afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/about-the-trust/news-views/princes-trust-natwest-enterprise-relief-fund
  • Tesco’s Bags of Help – Covid 19 Communities Fund

£500 for organocations that support vulnerable residents

https://tescobagsofhelp.org.uk/tesco-cv-fund/
  • Thomas Pocklington Trust – Emergency Covid19 Support

Charities dealing with blind or partially sighted clients. Grants up to £10,000 to include new initiatives or core costs up to two months running costs

https://www.pocklington-trust.org.uk/covid-19-emergency-fund-for-the-sight-loss-sector/
  • LeatherSellers Company

Grants up to £3,000 for projects on homelessness, food provision, domestic abuse, nursing care

https://leathersellers.co.uk/small-grants-programme/
  •   The Yap Charitable Trust

Grants up to £3,000 for Charities with an income below £40,000 per annum

  • Local Giving

Grants up to £500 for organizations to provide physical activity (including remotely)

https://localgiving.org/magic-little-grants/
  • Neighbourly Fund

Only open to current Neighbourly Members. Grants up to £400 for neighborhoods affected by the Covid Virus

https://www.neighbourly.com/NeighbourlyCommunityFund
  •   The Raft Foundation

Only Open to current recipients. Grants up to £5,000 to enable group resilience through the current crisis

https://www.thefore.org/news/covid-19-response-help-for-small-charities-and-social-enterprises/
  • Standard Life Foundation

Only Open to current recipients (or previous applicants) Grants from £5,000+ on financial inclusion

https://www.standardlifefoundation.org.uk/funding/coronavirus_funding
  • Youth Futures Foundation

Ongoing, long term support for youth employment. Grants for £30,000- £800,000

https://youthfuturesfoundation.org/grants/
  • The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Grants of £1,000 for charities with an income and expenditure of £1,000,000 and over.

 The largest  of the local funders such as Big Lottery / Sport England / Tudor Trust / Esmee Fairbairn/ Henry   Smith / Comic Relief, have all offered assurances that their funding will be flexible in the current crisis. Groups in receipt of funding should contact their respective Project Officers

ADVICE FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS AND CHARITIES

  • Birmingham City Council General Advice
https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/info/50231/coronavirus_covid-19/
  • Office for Civil Society – Gov. UK
https://www.gov.uk/government/latest?departments%5B%5D=office-for-civil-society
  •        NCVO
https://www.ncvo.org.uk/practical-support/information/coronavirus?carousel
  • CENTRAL GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL AID FOR BUSINESSES
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses

FINANCIAL LOANS

  • Bounce Back Loans Scheme

Loans for small and medium business £2,000 – £50,000

https://www.grantfinder.co.uk/coronavirus/loans-to-help-smes-bounce-back-from-covid-19-difficulties-now-available/
  • BIG SOCIETY CAPITAL- – £100m to be released st
https://bigsocietycapital.com/

TO BE REVIEWED

  • Martin Lewis £1,000,000 CURRENTLY CLOSED (POTENTIAL FOR A SECOND ROUND DEPENDING ON NEW DONATIONS)

https://blog.moneysavingexpert.com/2020/03/i-m-making-p1m-available-to-fund-urgent-small-charity-   coronaviru/

  • CAF Coronavirus Fund – Applications up to £10,000
https://www.cafonline.org/charities/grantmaking/caf-coronavirus-emergency-fund
  • Elton John Aids Foundation Covid-19 Emergency Fund (Closing date  23rd April)

Aims to support lifesaving interventions to help mitigate adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on HIV response efforts

http://ejaf.org/Docs/COVID19_EmergencyFund_RfP.pdf
  • Youth Music Network

To offer additional support to music making organizations. Grants up to £10,00 (first round closing date 9th April)

https://network.youthmusic.org.uk/youth-music-launches-emergency-fund
  • UFI Charitable Trust (UK)

Name of Fund:  VocTech Now (To assist Vocational Training Providers to Digital   – Closing date – 6th April 2020                https://www.cafonline.org/charities/grantmaking/caf-coronavirus-emergency-fund 

https://www.ufi.co.uk/voctech-now-guidelines
  • Cadent Foundation  

CLOSES 31st May – (open for general community projects including Covid 19 activities)

https://cadentgas.com/cadent-foundation/
  • Western Power Distribution

Currently closed for applications

https://www.westernpower.co.uk/customers-and-community/in-this-together-community-matters-fund

GENERAL ADVICE & SUPPORT

  • WM Funders Network
  • LOCALITY

                       https://locality.org.uk/services-tools/resources/coronavirus-covid-19-information-and-     support/

  • NCVO
https://www.ncvo.org.uk/

       Neighbourhood Development and Support Unit

       15-05-2020

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