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Covid-19 Funding

Youth COVID-19 Support Fund

Applicatoion deadline: 12 February 2021 | 5pm

The Youth Covid-19 Support Fund is provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and administered by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

The fund will focus on enabling the struggling, but most impactful, youth organisations in England to continue operating, where they may have scaled back service provision or temporarily closed due to reductions in their income as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

DISRUPT Online Digital Arts Festival Grants

Application deaadline: 30 January 2021 | midday

Grants are available to support the showcasing of new or existing creative work at the online digital arts festival 'DISRUPT' in July 2021.

The programme offers three funding strands:

Community Commissions - grants of up to £5,000 are available for experimental and collaborative performance projects between communities and creative partners. The project should be a response to the COVID-19 pandemic or its consequences.

ESBC Councillor Community Fund Deadline

Application deadline: 4 February 2021

There is still some funding left in the pot for this funding period. The Councillor Community Fund can be used to support small community activities and projects within East Staffordshire, the guidance notes are available on the website.  

Grants are still available under both the Covid-19 community support strand (max. grant £500.00) or the General CCF strand (max. grant £1,000.00).

Volant Charitable Trust - COVID-19 Response Fund

Application deadline: 31 July 2021

Grants are available to UK charities that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Volant Charitable Trust was established in 2000 by JK Rowling and offers grants to registered charities, community interest companies, community organisations and social enterprises based and working in Scotland.

South Staffordshire Community Innovation Fund Extended

In light of the Government Announcement last night the decision has been taken to extend the application deadline for the Community Innovation Fund to 22 January 2021

Thanks to the generosity of South Staffordshire Community Lottery supporters, South Staffordshire Council are inviting local charities, community groups and good causes to apply for funding through its Community Innovation Fund.

The grant is available for all Community and Voluntary Sector organisations in South Staffordshire, including good causes signed up to the Community Lottery.

National Lottery Grants for Heritage

This is a rolling programme so there are no deadlines 

Grants for organisations working with heritage to adapt and respond to the changing environment they are now operating in due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.

Phase one offers two levels of funding:

  • Grants from £3,000 to £10,000
  • Grants from £10,000 to £100,000

The National Lottery Grants for Heritage funding programme has been created as part of National Lottery Heritage Fund Strategic Funding Framework 2019 to 2024.

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

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.

The Gamesys Foundation

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.