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Lichfield Coronavirus Support Fund still open for applications

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


The Community Foundation for Staffordshire will be awarding grants from the Lichfield Coronavirus Support Fund to organisations supporting those people and communities affected. The aim of the fund is to support organisations with the immediate and unexpected costs the Coronavirus pandemic has created.

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The Rank Foundation - Pebble Grants

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


Up to £1000 funding is available for charities and churches for projects that benefit UK residents in UK communities.

The funding can be used for either:

Capital costs – funding for fixed, one-time expenses incurred on the purchase of land, buildings, construction, and equipment.

Short break – funding is targeted towards respite breaks for children or adults, and short-term activities or programmes.

https://rankfoundation.com/pebble-grants/

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Asda Foundation grants

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


The ASDA Foundation's grants programmes aim to support grassroots charitable organisations working at the heart of its stores' communities. Registered charities, community groups, voluntary organisations and other not-for-profit organisations in the UK can apply for support with initiatives that will make a real long-term difference, benefiting the wider community.

In response to coronavirus/COVID-19, the Foundation has developed two new grant streams:

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Macmillan Covid-19 Emergency Grant

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified

Who can apply?

  • Macmillan Professionals
  • People Living with Cancer (e.g. Self-help and support groups but not individuals)
  • Voluntary/third sector and Community Groups
  • Partner Organisations

All applications are welcome to support people living with and affect by cancer in response to Covid-19, in particular those that are supporting all communities to help overcome the social effects during this time.

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Housing Plus Group COVID 19 Grant

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


In response to the impact of Covid-19, Housing Plus Group in association with Jewson have made funding available to community initiatives supporting people affected by the crisis in our communities in Staffordshire and Shropshire.  Eligible organisations may apply for grants of up to £2,000. 

The following organisations are eligible to apply:  

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Severn Trent Community Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


Back in March we annonced that we were creating a £1m Emergency Fund in response to the Covid-19 outbreak and to ask for any recommendations you’d like to make to help us identify charities most in need of support – all of the immediate response donations have now been given out and thank you again for all of your help with this.

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Comic Relief Community Fund (England)

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis​


The Comic Relief Community fund aims to deliver long lasting community driven change while building the capacity of grassroots organisations. 

There are two types of grants available:

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Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

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Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


Tesco Bags of Help is responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis by setting up a new short-term fund to support local communities.The fund will provide a single payment award of £500 to organisations who are supporting vulnerable groups. 

Eligible organisations are;

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Persimmon’s Charitable Foundation Funds: Building Futures and Community Champions

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Building Futures

Persimmon’s Charitable Foundation has this week committed to relaunching its Building Futures scheme for 2020. As part of its sponsorship of Team GB, Persimmon will donate more than £1 million to support children in sport, health and education.  

Building Futures will offer three major prizes up to £100k to fund projects which support children.  Alongside the top prizes there are smaller individual prizes of £1,000 each to give away during April and May 2020.

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£300M National Lottery Funding to help Communities Tackle Covid-19 Crisis

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis​


The funds will be used to support the most vulnerable in communities across the UK during these difficult times. From next week, hundreds of millions of pounds will start benefiting those projects that are at the forefront of the Coronavirus crisis - from supporting food banks, to causes that combat loneliness and isolation, help for the elderly and projects that support health in the community.

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