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Comic Relief Community Fund - Capacity Building Grant

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


Grants of up to £1,000 are available for small local grassroots organisations in England to become stronger and more robust and better able to deliver projects that bring about lasting change.

Allchurches Trust - Hope Beyond

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


Grants are available for churches and Christian charities to adapt to the challenges and opportunities presented by the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.

Arts Council England National Lottery Projects Grants

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Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


Grants of between £1,000 and £100,000 are available.

After having been suspended in March 2020 due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, the Programme re-opened for applications on 22 July 2020. 

Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

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Fri 7 Aug 2020

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.

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.

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.

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.

Macmillan Covid-19 Emergency Grant

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified

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.

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. 

Severn Trent Community Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


The aims of our Community Fund are still the same, especially since improving community wellbeing is arguably now more important than ever. Our eligibility criteria remains the same too; we’re looking to fund new projects, rather than general organisation running costs.