COVID-19 - Funding/Grants

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If you require advice or support with funding your group or project please contact your local Warwickshire CAVA Funding and Group Development Officer.

   Funding & Grants (Last update 14.10.21)
 Alpkit Foundation - Supporting grass-roots direct action projects that tackle the community response to COVID-19.
 Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (UK) - Force for Change Programme Grants of up to £10,000 are available for community projects supporting Armed Forces communities.
 Art Fund (UK): Reimagine Grants Scheme - To help the museum and gallery sector recover from the Coronavirus pandemic.
 Asda Foundation (UK)- Bringing Communities Back Together Fund - The Asda Foundation has launched a new grant to reunite communities, celebrate togetherness, and support groups.
 Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust - The trust is providing grants of up £1,000 to registered UK charities working in areas that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. The current grant round is focused on combating homelessness, and priority will be given to projects supporting BAME communities.
 Barclays Community Aid Package
 Big Local Pot of Gold ( North Warwickshire and Nuneaton)
 British Gas Energy Trust - Grants for those struggling to pay off their gas or electricity debt.
 BT Small Business Support - Helping small businesses go cashless, obtain ethernet connections and supporting tech start-ups.
 Buttle UK - Chances for Children - Grants targeted at improving the social and emotional wellbeing of children and young people and their capacity to engage in education and learning.
 Central England Co-operative (Central England) - In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Central England Co-operative’s Community Dividend Fund will provide immediate financial support. Grants of between £100 to £5,000 (the average grant is £2,000) are available to employees and members of Central England Co-operative for projects which help local communities deal with the impact of COVID-19. of premises.
 Coalfields Regeneration Trust (England): Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund - The Coalfields Regeneration Trust has launched phase two of their Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund to tackle food poverty within the top 30% most deprived former coalfield areas in England.
 Community Justice Fund - Access to Justice Foundation. 
 COVID-19 Support Fund - The UK insurance and long-term savings industry has launched the Covid-19 Support Fund to help support some of the people hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis. 
 Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (England): Culture Recovery Fund: Continuity Support Programme - Further funding available to help the cultural, heritage and creative sectors move towards reopening at full capacity. Closing date Monday, 29th October 2021.
 Department for Work and Pensions (UK): Household Support Fund - To support the UK’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, the Department for Work and Pensions has launched a new £500 million fund to help vulnerable households meet daily needs over the winter.
 ESF Community Grants - £5,000 to £20,000 available to small and voluntary organisations to help unemployed people advance towards employment, education and training.
 Family Fund - If you’re raising a disabled or seriously ill child, they might be able to help.
 Foyle Foundation - Variety of grant programmes.
 Greggs Foundation - Funding for emergency food parcels, hardship payments and other support to schools and community hubs. (Currently paused)
 Heart of England Community Foundation Coronavirus Funds - A variety of grants are available.
 Heritage Fund - A variety of COVID-19 related funds now open.
 Hilden Charitable Fund - Sympathetic to funding general running, or core costs. 
 LandAid Covid-19 Emergency Fund - The fund is open to applications for grants of up to £10,000 for immediate relief of the effects of the COVID-19 crisis (only open to current partners).
 Lloyds Bank Foundation - Small and local charities in England and Wales helping people overcome complex social issues can now apply for two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000 from Lloyds Bank  Foundation for England and Wales.
 Masonic Charitable Foundation - Masonic Charitable Foundation has opened the Freemasons’ COVID-19 Community Fund.
 National Lottery Awards For All - Now open to applications.
 Parish/Town Council’s – Check out your local Parish/Town Council web site to see if they run a grants scheme.
 Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Reopen their COVID fund.  
 Postcode Innovation Trust (UK): Dream Fund - The next funding round of the Dream Fund has re-opened for applications. Areas supported include environment/conservation, social inequality and Pandemic recovery
 Rank Foundation: Re-imagining Day Hospice Services Fund - The Rank Foundation is inviting applications to their 2021 grants programme: Re-imagining Day
Hospice Services, aimed at re-opening Day Hospice care forced to close as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
 Return to Play: Active Together - An additional £1.5m of National Lottery funding has been made available to Sport England’s Return to Play: Active Together scheme. Organisations can apply for a maximum of £10,000.
 Sport England Grants – Variety of funds. Please check regularly as changing.
 Sport England (England): Together Fund - Sport England are making a further £20 million in funding available to help tackle inequalities in physical activity levels as the country continues its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
 The British Muslim COVID-19 Fund - This fund is to help charities, organisations and voluntary groups in the UK irrespective of faith affected by the impact of COVID-19. (Currently paused)
 The Schroder Charity Trust  - grants up to £5000 for supporting a range of issues
 The Volant Trust has announced that its COVID-19 Response Fund has re-opened for applications. The Volant Trust accepts applications from charities in the UK that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 
 The Will Charitable Trust - The Will Charitable Trust has made emergency funding available to charities who have previously received grants from them.
 TURN2US Covid 19 Emergency Fund - Emergency grants of £500 to those in immediate financial hardship due to the pandemic.
 VINCI UK Foundation COVID-19 Fund 
 Warwickshire & West Midlands Association of Local Councils - Community Grant Fund for WALC Members

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