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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:

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.The fund will provide a single payment award of £500 to organisations who are supporting vulnerable groups. 

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

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified

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.

£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. Hundreds of millions of pounds will start benefiting those projects that are at the forefront of the Coronavirus crisis.

The Yapp Charitable Trust

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


We offer grants only for core funding to registered charities with a total annual expenditure of less than £40,000 who are undertaking work that focuses on one of our priority groups:

Support from your Community Foundation during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


Funding is available across Staffordshire, with grants of up to £1,000 available for organisations and £500 for individuals.

Persimmon Community Champions Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis​


Persimmon Community Champions re giving away up to £2000 each every month – that’s a whopping £64,000 a month available to fund local community initiatives.