Opens 25th November 2020
Funding is available for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community groups and organisations, working to deliver coronavirus/COVID-19 related services in England.
The grants programme has three sections:
- Delivering COVID 19 services. Groups can apply for help with current costs, if their funding has been affected by the pandemic.
- Delivering mental health and well-being services, particularly to those who have been further impacted by COVID 19
- Delivering sports activities to tackle BAME inequalities and help with the impact of COVID 19 including well-being initiatives
The grants can be used to cover the following costs:
- Running costs for organisations, including volunteer expenses, staff costs, and transport (providing the organisation is focusing their attention on providing support to both existing, and any potential new beneficiaries).
- Small capital costs, providing the capital item will address the priorities of the Fund, and is linked to keeping older people or those in vulnerable circumstances connected to the outside world.
Click here for the Voice4Change website.
The follow series of NHS Coping Well During Covid webinars have been developed to support you if you are feeling anxious about coronavirus and how it is impacting you, your loved ones or your work. Each 60-minute webinar is led and delivered by Emily Gardner, High Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, East London NHS Foundation Trust.
Click here for the webinars.
Government guidance for those managing community centres, village halls and other community facilities on safely re-opening multi-purpose buildings.
You can access the guidance here.
The government guidance and information on social distancing.
They have now added the following translated versions of the guidance in:
as well as large format and easy read versions.
Click here for the guidance.
Due to a high number of applications, the application process has been temporarily disabled.
The funding is intended to support charities, voluntary groups and other organisations who are working to protect and assist vulnerable people during the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
The Fund is split into two programmes:
- Small grants of £250 to £1,000
- Major grants of £1,000 to £5,000
British Muslim Covid-19 fund website here.
The attached below is a press release from Lincolnshire Community Foundation regarding the new North East Lincolnshire Covid-19 Community Response Fund.
Click here for the Lincolnshire Community Foundation website.
Deadline 25th November 2020
Grants are available for small organisations in England that support young people and have not had access to the crisis funding they require to survive the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
Funding of up to £50,000 available.
The grants can be used to cover costs such as the following:
- Staff salaries.
- Project running costs.
- Running costs/overheads.
- Goods and equipment which would not be capitalised (eg, to develop enhanced physical environment and allow organisations to continue to deliver services).
- Organisational development.
Click here for the UK Youth Fund website.
Charity Retail Association provide the following pack to support charity shops to efficiently and safely closedown your shop(s) temporarily, should you have to take the unfortunate decision to do so. It has been derived from an actual closure pack used by one of CRA’s members.
Click here for the following pack.
The government have publish information on how to get food and other essential supplies during the coronavirus pandemic.
- If you’re clinically extremely vulnerable
- If you’re having difficulty shopping
- If you’re able to leave your home and are not self-isolating
Click here for further information.
The government have published information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19.
Click here for the guidance.