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COVID19 FUNDER DATABASE

Tue 11 Aug 2020

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Did you know Community Centres, Village Halls, Scout Groups and Charities are eligible to apply for the Government Small Business Grant?

Mon 10 Aug 2020

Closing date: 21 August 2020


Applications are still being taken for the Government Small Business Grant, so far we have distributed over £26m.

COVID 19 Support Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Closing date: 30 October 2020


Each county councillor has £2,500 to support community groups in their area to be resilient, safe and connected. No match funding is required.

East Staffordshire Borough Council - Councillor Community Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Closing date: end of January 2021


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.

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.