Funding news 6/4/2020

Coronavirus Resources For Charities And Charity Staff

A number of people and organisations have been gathering, producing and curating lists or collections of resources on particular elements of the novel coronavirus as they might apply to the charity sector. Here is UK Fundraising’s collection of these collections. Read more

CAF creates £5m emergency fund

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has launched a £5m emergency grant programme to support small charities during the Covid-19 crisis. Read more

National Lottery Community Fund frees up £300m to help charities

All National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) funding decisions in the next six months will be devoted to responding to the Covid-19 crisis. This involves up to £300m of funding. NLCF said it will accelerate the cash part of this funding as much as possible. Read more

COVID 19 – Small Grants Scheme for Vale of Glamorgan Groups

The Vale of Glamorgan Council has made £2000 available for a small grants scheme to help voluntary groups in the Vale of Glamorgan who are actively working in response to the COVID 19 outbreak. The scheme is being administered by Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS). Small grants are available up to a maximum of £50 for new groups that are not constituted and up to £100 for constituted groups. The grant can be used to purchase equipment for your group, to go towards printing leaflets and flyers or for any activity relating to benefit or support your community during this crisis. Read more

Emergency relief fund available for sports clubs

Welsh Government and Sport Wales have announced that they are making £400,000 immediately available to provide support to not-for-profit sports clubs. Read more

£18m support for the culture, creative and sport sector in Wales

More than £18m will support the creative industries, culture and sport sectors, which are feeling the immediate impact of COVID-19. Read more

Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust

Grants available for registered charities working within early years, 0-3 years old, with a particular emphasis on support during the current coronavirus situation. Closing date for applications is 28th April 2020. Read more

Electrical Safety First – Electrical Fire Safety Fund

Grants of £5,000 are available to organisations in the community to deliver effective fire prevention measures at local level aimed at tackling the causes of fires in homes. Closing date for applications is 3rd April 2020. Read more

Co-op Foundation – #iwill Fund

Up to £10,000 is available to projects across the UK that help young people support each other through bereavement. Closing date noon 3rd April 2020. Read more

Arts & Culture Impact Fund

The Arts & Culture Impact Fund offers repayable finance between £150,000 and £1,000,000 for the UK’s arts, culture and heritage social enterprises. Read more

Charities can apply for grants from £15m Tampon Tax Fund

Organisations supporting women and girls can apply for a share of £15m from the Tampon Tax Fund. The grants will be given to fund projects which directly benefit disadvantaged women and girls, tackle violence and support their mental health and wellbeing. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2020. Read more

Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Programme

Between £1,000 – £7,000 is available to start up and scale social enterprises, charities, community projects and impact-led organisations. Applications close 30th April 2020. Read more

BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme

Funding is available to charities and not-for-profit organisations applying for grants over £10,000 per year for up to three years. Read more

£1m available to fund urgent small-charity coronavirus poverty relief

We face an unprecedented challenge to our health, economy, businesses, personal finance and way of life. And many of those who normally help society – our charities – are going to face similar pressures right now too. To try and help I’m going to release £1,000,000 from my personal charity fund to provide grants of £5,000 to £20,000 to small registered charities, or local arms of bigger charities, across the UK – to help with specific UK coronavirus-related poverty relief projects. Read more

COVID 19 Financial Impact on Charities & Voluntary groups in the Vale

The Financial Impact on organisations is also causing a great deal of concern. The questionnaire also asks about the likely financial impact on your organisation. This information is necessary so we can provide evidence to Welsh Government for emergency funding for our local Third Sector. Read more

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