Grants and Funding for charities and community groups:
The Government’s new Coronavirus Community Support Fund is being managed by the National Community Lottery, who are distributing this alongside National Lottery funding, through a single application (details below).
Other funding opportunities, which may be of interest to charities and community groups:
United Way UK- Give Local COVID-19 Response Grants: grants for small, local charities working to benefit vulnerable communities on the wider impacts of the crisis (deadline 5th June 2020)
Asda Foundation Healthy Holiday Grant: grant of £500 is designed to support groups that typically would be holding summer holiday activities to ensure children are provided with a hot meal.
British Muslim COVID-19 Fund: Grants of £250 to £5,000 to charities and groups to protect and assist vulnerable people during the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. It looks like this might be a possibility for smaller grassroots organisations as well
The 7 Stars Foundation opens in July and is an unrestricted grant funding programme up to £2500 for charities under £1.5m looking after our at risk young people across the themes of abuse; addiction; homelessness and those who are supporting our young child carers, so get ready to apply now if relevant to your organisation.
Community Impact Bucks list a selection of the latest funds on their website website which is updated regularly, so do take a look to see if there are any others grants and funding opportunities which apply to you. Funding during Covid-19