Fundraising, Funding sources, COVID-19 support and advice

Coronavirus weekly funding updates - 29 November - 3 December

Monday 29 November

Antrim and Newtownabbey Council (Northern Ireland)

Community and voluntary groups in Antrim and Newtownabbey can apply to the council’s Covid-19 Community Support Programme. The fund has two strands and up to £4,000 can be applied for as follows:

Community Recovery Programme – £2,000 for projects that encourage the local community to re-engage following the Covid-19 pandemic, such as capacity building, events, talks and tours.

Tackling Fuel Poverty Programme – £2,000 for projects helping to tackle fuel poverty, targeting the most vulnerable including children and young people; carers; older people; people living with a disability and anyone who has lost income as a result of Covid-19.

Applications close at 4 pm on 3rd December 2021. Find out more here.

Social Enterprise Support Fund (England)

The Social Enterprise Support Fund has re-opened for applications, offering grants to help social enterprises recover from Covid-19 or to help them support communities that are recovering. Most grants will be between £10,000 and £50,000, but the maximum grant is £100,000. Eligible organisations must be at least one year old and have an annual income between £20,000 and £1.8 million. Round 1 will close to applications at 1 pm on Tuesday 21st December. Find out more here.

Tuesday 30 November

Youth Music Network – Recharge Fund (England, Scotland and Wales)

Covid recovery grants of up to £90,000 (maximum £30,0000 per year) are available to not-for-profit organisations which support young people to ‘make, learn or earn in music’. The deadline for applications is 5 pm on Friday 14 January 2022. Find out more here.

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