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Fund helping communities through Coronavirus to be extended

Application deadline: 30 October 2020


A county council fund that has already provided a £155,000 lifeline to help communities through Coronavirus  is to be extended.

Our COVID-19 Support Fund has already helped over 100 organisations and groups, and is now making a further £124,000 available.

The money is available to help groups to recover and adapt, and to get their activities up and running again, as well as to continue supporting people through the crisis.

Veolia Environmental Trust

Application deadline: 3 September 2020


The Veolia Environmental Trust was set up in 1997 under the Landfill Communities Fund and awards monies derived from landfill tax to support a wide range of environmentally focused projects throughout England. Veolia has contributed more than £87 million which has been used to award more than 2,400 grants to a range of projects.

The Trust is a charity and an Environmental Body registered under the Landfill Tax Regulations established to protect, preserve and improve the environment for the benefit of the public.

Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation: COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

Application Deadline: 20 July 2020


The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) has secured £10 million as part of a £76 million Government package of support for the most vulnerable in society.

The fund will support domestic abuse safe accommodation charities from 1 April to 31 October 2020 and will help ensure that:

Safe accommodation services can continue operating and keep bed spaces open for victims and their children fleeing from abuse during coronavirus/COVID-19 emergency.

Coalfields COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Fund for England

Application Deadline: 28 August 2020


The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is an independent grant making body dedicated exclusively to the regeneration of coalfield communities. Since its launch in 1999, the Coalfields Regeneration Trust has become a key agency promoting and achieving social and economic regeneration in the coalfield communities of England.

The Coalfields COVID-19 Recovery & Resilience Fund is an interim replacement for the Coalfields Community Investment Programme (CCIP).

Football Foundation - Club Preparation Fund

Closing date: 19th July


The Club Preparation Fund is provided and administered by the Football Foundation, which is funded by the Premier League, The FA, the Government and Sport England.

The aim of the Fund is to support football clubs and organisations to make the necessary changes and modifications to their premises to allow them to reopen in line with coronavirus/COVID-19 guidance.

The funding is to be spent in the following three key areas:

The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust Charity Survival Fund

Closing date: 27 July 2020 (5pm)


The one-off £10 million Charity Survival Fund has been set up by the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust in response to their ongoing concern about the economic impact of coronavirus/COVID-19 on the nation’s charities. The funds for this initiative are donated through private philanthropy and all funding decisions are at the discretion of Mr and Mrs Rausing.

Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund 2020-21 is now OPEN

The Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund (CLTRF) for 2020-21 is funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

The purpose of the CLTRF funding is to enable organisations to deliver learning that meets local needs and contributes towards The Staffordshire Community Learning Services Commissioning Priorities 2019-2023.

Grants are for the delivery of education and training for adults returning to learning (residents of Staffordshire age 19+ on 31st August 2020)