Emergency Funding


Published: 6th April 2020
Categories: News, Community & Volunteer, Alerts

Coronavirus emergency funding

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation (Hampshire & Isle of Wight)

Name of Fund: We're all together

The aim of the Fund is to effectively and efficiently support local voluntary and community organisations that are helping vulnerable people impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. Grants of between £1,000 and £20,000 are available to charities and community groups that support the ongoing needs of vulnerable people to ensure that their health and wellbeing is maintained; support of activities that relieve pressure on local statutory services, particularly emergency or health and social care provision, or compliment their response; support vulnerable people self-isolating (the elderly, people with pre-existing medical conditions etc); Support for foodbanks and organisations working to combat hardship caused by the pandemic including child hunger

http://www.hiwcf.com/funds/were-all-together-under-construction/

Charities Aid Foundation (UK)

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Smaller charities, not for profit organisations, social enterprises and unregistered community groups can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to help them to continue to deliver much needed support to within their communities. The funding is available to help with core costs, staffing, volunteer costs, supplies and equipment, communications or other critical charitable areas. CAF will aim for grants to be paid to selected organisations within 14 days of application.

https://www.cafonline.org/charities/grantmaking/caf-coronavirus-emergency-fund

John Lewis Partnership  (UK)

Name of Fund: Community Support Fund

The Community Support Fund is making £1million available to communities across the UK. Teams in each shop will work together with their communities to choose the best way to use the fund. Help could include setting up additional local delivery services to support the self-isolating, the vulnerable, the elderly and those looking after them; delivering boxes of staples to local care homes and community groups, and donating products to create care packages for customers to share with vulnerable neighbours.

https://waitrose.pressarea.com/pressrelease/details/78/NEWS_13/12169

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