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Doing Our Bit Covid 19 self isolator grant scheme

Wed 19 May 2021

We know that many community groups and organisations across Staffordshire are working extremely hard to support the people who need it most within our communities.

To help we’re offering grants to groups that can support those who have to self-isolate because of COVID 19.

The grant can be used to help local people who are self-isolating with:

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Severn Trent Community Fund Coronavirus support

Tue 6 Apr 2021

Charities and non-profit organisations can apply to be considered for a support grant of between £2,000 and £10,000 (depending on the size of the organisation) to help them and our communities get through this very challenging time and bounce back stronger than before.

We expect demand for our support to be high and so, whilst we’d love to, unfortunately we simply can’t fund every application we receive. 

Who can apply

To be eligible for this support your organistion must:

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Council pledges support to local voluntary organisation

Thu 11 Feb 2021

Cannock Chase Council Leader Councillor George Adamson and Garry Jones the Chief Executive at Support Staffordshire have signed the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector Pledge for Local Authorities.

In November 2020, the Council’s Cabinet approved to give Support Staffordshire a grant for £8,350 for a 12 month period to deliver an additional 5 hours per week to support the voluntary sector within the District.

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Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant

Fri 13 Nov 2020

Closing date: 27 November 2020


The Government has today (4 November) published guidance for voluntary and community sector organisations on how to apply for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant to provide tailored support to members of the public who need extra help in getting their tax and claims right.

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The Gamesys Foundation

Thu 15 Oct 2020

No closing date specified


The main focus of the Gamesys Foundation is to preserve and protect the wellbeing of individuals suffering from mental health issues.  We do that through providing grants and funding to organisations who care for these individuals directly, as well as those who focus on research in the mental health field.

Gamesys Foundation will predominantly fund registered charities and NGOs. Should you choose to apply on behalf of an organisation, you will be asked for evidence of registration to verify the organisation's status.

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New £200k fund for community groups launches

Mon 12 Oct 2020

Dozens of groups and organisations working with vulnerable communities in Staffordshire are set to benefit from a new county council fund launched today (Monday 12 October 2020).

The £200k #DoingOurBit Community Grants Scheme is now open for applications from groups who work with and support vulnerable communities, particularly older residents and families.

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HS2 COMMUNITY AND ENVIRONMENT FUND - APPLY NOW

Wed 16 Sep 2020

No closing date specified


The CEF fund has been created to add benefit over and above committed mitigation and statutory compensation to communities along the route that are demonstrably disrupted by the construction of Phase One of HS2 from London to West Midlands. In Stafford District this will include: 

  • Great Haywood
  • Ingestre
  • Hopton
  • Marston and Yarlet
  • Pirehill
  • Yarnfield
  • Swynnerton 

Who can apply for funding?

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Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPO) Covid-19 Emergency Fund

Fri 11 Sep 2020

No closing date specified


The National Emergency Trust has announced £1.5 million of funding to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK to respond to the Covid-19 needs of disabled people. The funding will be administered and distributed through a partnership of DPOs across the UK.

What work will the DPO Covid-19 Emergency Fund?

The DPO Covid-19 Emergency Fund aims to support DPOs to meet the needs of disabled people. We are looking to fund Covid-19 related work in the following broad three areas:

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Covid 19 Tamworth Voluntary Organisations Support Fund - Apply Now!

Wed 2 Sep 2020

There is no application deadline but all money needs to be committed by January 2021


Do you run a project/activity in Tamworth that has been affected by Covid 19 and needs a helping hand?

If the answer is yes, this fund may be right for your organisation.

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