Fundraising, Funding sources, COVID-19 support and advice

Coronavirus weekly funding updates - 24-28 May

Friday 28 May 2021

Two Ridings Community Foundation

Two Ridings Community Foundation is awarding grants of up to £10,000 through its Coronavirus Community Fund. Applications are invited from small voluntary organisations, community groups, registered charities or other not for profit organisations working in North Yorkshire, York, East Riding of Yorkshire or Hull. Funding is available for project or running costs but work supported must be aimed at strengthening communities and/or strengthening the organisations that provide vital support to communities. Applications must meet one of 5 themes based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The next deadline is Tuesday 1 June 2021. For more information on eligibility and to apply, visit the website.

Thursday 27 May 2021

National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund is distributing emergency grants of up to £10,000 to support organisations in England to continue to deliver services to communities affected by Covid-19. Funding can also be used to help organisations overcome any acute financial difficulties they face as a result of the pandemic. Applications are invited from voluntary or community organisations; registered charities; constituted groups or clubs and not-for-profit or Community Interest Companies. Applications are ongoing; however, eligibility will change after Tuesday 17 August 2021. For more information on eligibility and to apply, visit the website.

Wednesday 26 May 2021

Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights (CRER) grants

CRER is providing grants to support BME-led community organisations in Scotland. The funding is intended to help organisations continue delivering services to communities facing racial inequality that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns. The deadline for applications is 12 pm on Thursday 17 June 2021. For more information and to apply, please visit the website.

Monday 24 May 2021

Nationwide’s Community Grants Programme

Nationwide has invited charities to apply for grants between £10,000 and £50,000, as the building society opens the latest round of its £4m grants programme. Charities that ‘prevent people from losing their home’, ‘help people into a home’ and ‘support people to thrive witin the home environment are eligible to apply. The fund closes when the cap of applicants has been reached or at 11pm on 21 June. Find out more about the grant here.

For information on 8,000 sources of funding giving a total of £8 billion, take a look at Funds Online.