London and the South East
London Community Response Fund
Wave 1 Small Grants closed at 12 noon on 9 April and will be replaced by Wave 2 Grants for crisis responses and delivering differently. Wave 2 will provide funding for service transformation costs and on-going work to support communities.
Crowdfunder and Trust for London have teamed up to offer up to £10,000 match funding to support communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in London. Applicants will need a crowdfunding project to apply for funding and should start or continue adding to their projects andeligible applicants will be prompted to apply.
Young Barnet Foundation
Community and Charity groups operating within the London Borough of Barnet are able to apply for grants of up to £500. Funding may be used for: food to support food banks, supporting smaller groups and PPE equipment for volunteers.
Oxfordshire Community Resilience Funds
Grants from £500 to £10,000 are available for charities with a maximum annual income of £3,000,000, covering core costs, project work, general expenses.
Greenham Trust (Berkshire and Hampshire)
£250,000 put in place of emergency Coronavirus funding available to local charitable and voluntary organisations who support the elderly and vulnerable people through this crisis in West Berkshire and North Hampshire.
Heart of Bucks (Bucks Coronavirus Appeal)
Grants of up to £5,000 are available for not-for-profit organisations who work for the benefit of Buckinghamshire residents (excluding Milton Keynes) including town and parish councils.
Kent Community Foundation
Priority given to constituted community groups e.g. charities/CICs with an average annual income of less than £200,000 and who support the most vulnerable people at this time. Grants of up to £10,000 are available, covering either additional costs that have been incurred in the response to coronavirus, or to compensate for loss of income that has been incurred/will incur due to the pandemic.
Worthing Community Chest
An emergency funding opportunity for anyone setting up small, ad hoc, neighbourhood projects in response to the coronavirus pandemic, in particular any group considering to reach isolated people, deliver food or medicines, run additional food banks or supplies, provide meals for children etc.
Bedfordshire Coronavirus Emergency Fund
A Collaborative fund established to support community groups through this unprecedented time. Grants are available of up to £7,500 and the fund has two clear streams of activity. Stream 1 - Project Costs Only, Stream 2 - Core Costs.
Cambridgeshire Coronavirus Community Fund
Grants between £1,000 and £5,000 will be considered. The focus will be to offer community organisations emergency funding to deal with emerging issues in the community, affecting older people (60+) and other vulnerable people.
Suffolk Coronavirus Community Fund
The Suffolk Coronavirus Community Fund is providing grants for a variety of Coronavirus related projects, including those supporting the ongoing needs of vulnerable people, foodbanks and community response co-ordination.
Devon Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund
Devon Community Foundation has set up the Devon Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund to raise funds for local charitable groups that are supporting the most vulnerable people affected by the outbreak of coronavirus.
Somerset Community Foundation
The aim is to focus funding on local charities and community organisations that meet the usual criteria for funding and to provide funding for work that is directly responding to needs that have arisen because of the outbreak of coronavirus.
Wiltshire Community Foundation
The Wiltshire Coronavirus Response Grants Programme supports the community and voluntary sector in response to the pandemic and its impact on individuals, communities and the voluntary sector.
Foundation Derbyshire's Coronavirus Fund
Grants up to £5,000 from community groups and charities supporting vulnerable people.
Heart of England Community Foundation (West Midlands and Warwickshire)
Opening the fund to constituted groups who are providing, but not limited to the following services: Food banks or social eating projects, Delivery of emergency food/medicine parcels to those isolated due to the virus, Street Pastors or those engaging in outreach activities, Befriending services supporting the elderly or vulnerable through isolation.
Steve Morgan Foundation
£1m a week pledged for an initial 12-week period to charities to help some of the most vulnerable sectors of society cope with the coronavirus outbreak. Covers organisations in the remit area covered by the Steve Morgan Foundation (Charities/Projects in North Wales, Merseyside, Cheshire, North Shropshire, which help children, those with disabilities, the socially isolated and the elderly).
Yorkshire and the Humber
Two Ridings Community Foundation
The fund will support the following: community organisations that are preparing themselves to appropriately respond and continue their work in a difficult work environment, the development of advice and support initiatives to fill gaps for people and places where there are no current suitable services, groups that provide vital community support to maintain some level of viability through these uncertain times.
Priority given to groups with an annual income of less than £200,000.
Steve Morgan Foundation
£1m a week pledged for an initial 12-week period to charities to help some of the most vulnerable sectors of society cope with the coronavirus outbreak. Covers organisations in the remit area covered by the Steve Morgan Foundation (charities/projects in North Wales, Merseyside, Cheshire, North Shropshire, which help children, those with disabilities, the socially isolated and the elderly).
Cumbria COVID-19 Response Fund
Grants for groups providing charitable activities in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Cumbria. The foundation hopes to offer smaller grants (circa £250) to community-based groups mutual aid and self-help groups, and larger grants (over £1,000) to organisations offering district or county level support.
Salford Crisis Fund
The Salford Crisis Fund is a responsive fund offering VCSE organisations grants of up to £500 to help address immediate need arising from the coronavirus crisis. Examples of what can be funded are: provision of food and household items to vulnerable groups, phone-based and other practical support to vulnerable groups/self-isolated households, emotional wellbeing and mental health support to those in need.
Community Foundation (Tyne & Wear and Northumberland)
Currently up to £200k: grants will go to small, local charities and community organisations that meet the normal criteria for funding. Grants will be focused on those who work directly with vulnerable groups or their carers.