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by danielbarker on 20 May, 2020


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

Grants up to £10,000 for community grants to help children and families
  • Birmingham City Council

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

Small grants to support groups working to alleviate the Impact of Covid 19 in local communities
  • 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+
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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—reassurance-for-those-we-fund
  • Standard Life Foundation

Grants from £5,000 to support rapid analysis of financial issues due to the pandemic
  • Co-Op Foundation

Grants of up to £10,000 to help young people support each other during 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
  • MIND – Mental Health Response Fund

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

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

Name of Fund: Community Support Fund (details ongoing)
  • Arts Council England

Name of Fund: Covid-19 Support to organizations and individuals (details ongoing)
  •          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.
  • 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.
  • Cloth Workers Foundation

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

Grants of £5,000 for short term responses & £50,000 for long term needs on expansion or change in service delivery
  •        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
  • 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.
  • Princes Trust and Natwest

To help young entrepreneurs (18-30) across the UK to keep their businesses afloat during the coronavirus crisis.
  • Tesco’s Bags of Help – Covid 19 Communities Fund

£500 for organocations that support vulnerable residents
  • 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
  • LeatherSellers Company

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

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

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

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

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


  • Birmingham City Council General Advice
  • Office for Civil Society – Gov. UK
  •        NCVO


  • Bounce Back Loans Scheme

Loans for small and medium business £2,000 – £50,000
  • BIG SOCIETY CAPITAL- – £100m to be released st



  • CAF Coronavirus Fund – Applications up to £10,000
  • 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
  • Youth Music Network

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

Name of Fund:  VocTech Now (To assist Vocational Training Providers to Digital   – Closing date – 6th April 2020      
  • Cadent Foundation  

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

Currently closed for applications


  • WM Funders Network


  • NCVO

       Neighbourhood Development and Support Unit


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