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Fund helping communities through Coronavirus to be extended

Fri 10 Jul 2020

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.

Veolia Environmental Trust

Thu 9 Jul 2020

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.

Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation: COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund

Wed 8 Jul 2020

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.

Coalfields COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Fund for England

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust logo

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Application Deadline: 28 August 2020


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

Football Foundation - Club Preparation Fund

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Closing date: 19th July


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

Community Grants from Transforming the Trent Valley

Wed 8 Jul 2020

Application deadline: 25 August 2020


We are encouraging community groups to apply for our Community Grants Scheme to support their recovery from the COVID19 lockdown. We would welcome applications for projects around the following themes:

The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust Charity Survival Fund

Wed 8 Jul 2020

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.

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

Tue 7 Jul 2020

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

There is a total allocation of £100,000 available for the 2020/21 Academic Year.  You may apply for funding between £3,000 and £10,000.

East Staffordshire Borough Council - Councillor Community Fund

Tue 7 Jul 2020

In 2020-21 the Councillor Community Fund (CCF) will continue to operate as an open-bidding fund to support small community activities and projects in East Staffordshire.

Stop Loan Sharks Community Fund

Mon 22 Jun 2020

Closing date: 31 August 2020


Grants up to £50000 are available for local charities, community and voluntary groups, schools and statutory agencies in England for projects that target illegal money lending.