Funding during Covid 19 Situation

Funding during Covid 19 Situation

4th of June, 2020

I wanted to share a few links to grants/funding that I am aware of, in case it is of any use to any groups at this time. If I hear of any others I will forward these on. If you are aware of any others that would benefit our communities, please let me know! #LetsJoinTogether
All those below appear to be active as of 09:30 30/04/2020 The Community fund for Lancashire is one I can help you with if you need it.
Rob Richards Our Lancashire Community Engagement Officer (East)Mobile: 07971 061309 Email address: [email protected]
The Community Foundation for Lancashire “The Lancashire COVID-19 Community Support Fund has been created to support those in most need during the Coronavirus pandemic. The Community Foundation for Lancashire - which is managing all donations received to the Fund, ensuring they reach the most vulnerable people - is working in partnership with the National Emergencies Trust and Lancashire Resilience Forum” https://lancsfoundation.org.uk/
Covid19 Funders I have included this link which is not direct to a grant, but provides a list of funders supporting communities and may well be worth taking some time to look through each organisation to see what they have available and if it is applicable to your group – too many people for one email!  “We, along with a wider group of funders, recognise that the covid-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will have an impact on civil society groups, and want to offer reassurance that we stand with the sector during this time” http://covid19funders.org.uk/
The Arts Council  “We are making £160 million of emergency funding available for those organisations and individuals who will need it during this crisis, and we have also changed the funding requirements for individuals and organisations currently in receipt of our funding, to help alleviate pressure on them as best we can.”  https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/covid19
Sport England “A £195 million package of government and National Lottery funding has been developed to help the sport and physical activity sector through this crisis.” https://www.sportengland.org/how-we-can-help/coronavirus
The Heritage Fund “The Heritage Emergency Fund is accepting applications for funding from £3,000 to £50,000. The application form will be available from Wednesday 15 April and you will be able to apply until 30 June 2020.” https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/funding/heritage-emergency-fund
Historic England “Historic England’s Covid-19 Emergency Response Fund extends a safety net to small heritage organisations at this challenging time.” https://historicengland.org.uk/coronavirus/fund/
Morrisons Foundation “Charities applying for a grant from the Covid-19 Homeless Support Fund can apply for a maximum of up to £10,000.” https://www.morrisonsfoundation.com/grant-funding-request/
Coop Foundation “#iwill Fund Grants of up to £10,000 to help young people support each other during bereavement” https://www.coopfoundation.org.uk/funding_support/iwill-fund-bereavement/
Tesco Bag for Help has seen an overwhelming response and has closed applications, Asda has dontated £5million towards Foodbanks