Last updated 7 April 2020
Funds to support the sector
As part of our response to the coronavirus crisis, we have created a new ‘coronavirus’ funding category to bring together funds that are directly supporting the sector in this time of need. Please take 30 seconds to register, for free, to view all the details for these and many others. At present, these available funds are:
Rosa are talking to their grantees to find out their biggest challenges and needs right now, and are asking for women’s groups to get in touch with them via email at email@example.com or call 020 7697 3466 to help them make a case for financial support for women’s organisations in the UK.
Moondance Covid-19 Relief Fund
Moondance Foundation have made additional funds available specifically to support organisations to continue their operations during the Covid-19 crisis.
They will consider applications for any of the following:
- Staff retention
- Current activities and services in jeopardy
- Evolution of services to adapt to the current crisis
Find out more at https://www.moondancecovid19relieffund.com/
Funding support for clubs during COVID-19
Emergency funding of £400,000 for community sport in Wales has been announced by Welsh Government and Sport Wales.
More information on who can apply, how to apply and when will be made available in the coming days.
Read more here.
Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund
Pen y Cymoedd Wind Farm Community Fund is making emergency, fast-track funding available for organisations. There will be two strands:
- Survival Fund: to provide emergency cashflow funding for organisations at risk of closure
- Project Fund: to support additional services that meet immediate community needs
This funding will not replace any Government support available – they will ask you to tell them what other assistance you have explored or will be receiving from all other sources, and may signpost you to other more relevant and applicable funding support.
Find out more at https://penycymoeddcic.cymru/community-covid-19-emergency-funding-2/
The Leathersellers’ Company
This is a fast track application process for small one-off grants. It could be particularly useful for funding small projects or to cover unexpected costs. The value of the grant awarded could be up to a maximum of £3,000.
In the light of the unprecedented challenges that now face small charities providing vital services to the most vulnerable members of our community, our small grants programme invite applications from UK registered charities which are currently supporting:
- the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless
- provision of food and essential supplies
- victims of domestic violence
- nursing care to vulnerable patients
Find out more at https://leathersellers.co.uk/small-grants-programme/
CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund – Currently closed
PLEASE NOTE: THIS FUND IS CURRENTLY CLOSED BUT MAY REOPEN SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL FUNDING BEING MADE AVAILABLE.
Charities Aid Foundation has launched this rapid response Fund to help smaller charitable organisations affected by the impact of Covid-19. Grants of up to £10,000 will help them to continue to deliver much needed support to our communities across the UK.
This is intended as a rapid response fund, and they aim to make payments to selected organisations within 14 days of application.
Criteria and guidance are available at https://www.cafonline.org/charities/grantmaking/caf-coronavirus-emergency-fund
The Yapp Charitable Trust Grants
Grants are available for running costs and salaries to small registered charities in England and Wales to help sustain their existing work. Small charities tackling the impact of Covid-19 can apply for our funding towards their ongoing core costs.
Find out more at https://yappcharitabletrust.org.uk/how-to-apply/
Wales Coronavirus Resilience Fund
This fund has been established to assist groups and organisations providing services and support to individuals and families, whether singly or collectively, affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Grants will only be made to groups and organisations that can evidence that they are working safely and adhering to government guidance regarding the virus.
Grants of between £500 and £2,000 are available for groups with an annual income of up to £200,000
Grants of up to £5,000 are available for groups with an annual income of between £201,000 and £500,000
Clocaenog Community Fund – Covid-19 Response Grant
The Covid-19 Response Grant will provide funding opportunities from £100 to £5000 for groups providing support on the frontline.
Covid-19: Supporting Community Action Ceredigion
The Caring Communities Fast Track Fund will support new projects in Ceredigion that build community capacity and resilience to support communities to respond to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Scheme will consider funding 100% of project costs up to £250.
The application form is to be completed with the support of a Community Connector or a CAVO Team member. Applications and supporting documentation to be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any supporting documents must be received before applications can be processed. CAVO will process applications within 2 weeks of receipt.
The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust
Up to £5,000 is available to small and medium sized charities working to improve the life chances for some of the most disadvantaged children in England and Wales.
Funding is available to:
- Charities registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales whose last audited accounts show an income of less than £750,000
- Charities that can demonstrate the likelihood of increased demand for their services and/or can demonstrate a loss of anticipated income attributable to the current coronavirus pandemic
Applications can be submitted between 16 March and 28 April 2020, with grants for successful applicants being as soon as possible after the closing date.
Find out more at http://sylvia-adams.org.uk/what-we-will-fund/
North Wales – Steve Morgan Foundation
£1m per week is being made available for 12 weeks to support charities in North Wales, Cheshire and Merseyside
It’s available for charities and not for profit companies within the remit area. It’s designed to help with the costs of additional emergency services to help people affected by the virus and to help charities experiencing a loss of fundraising revenue to stay operational.
To apply, visit https://stevemorganfoundation.org.uk/