The Coronavirus Emergency Grant Fund has been set up to assist voluntary and community sector organisations who are supporting local communities affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
We are taking a broad view of the different ways that organisations may want to respond and support people and welcome your ideas. If you are not sure please call. However, it is anticipated that successful projects will be for up to £10,000 and will relate to one or more of these key priorities:
I.e. additional staffing and volunteer costs, equipment, transport, training and infrastructure provision in order to provide local support in response to emerging need.
I.e initiatives to provide practical support to local people, especially the most vulnerable and isolated.
I.e. projects that promote the health and wellbeing (physical and mental) of local residents.
We will only fund organisations that are:
We will not fund:
Applicants who have applied to the Civic Pride Fund in the last six months will not need to provide copies of their constitution, annual accounts and safeguarding policy.
Please also see the list of frequently asked questions (pdf, 138 KB) to find out more about how applications are assessed.
To apply, please complete the online application form.
If you cannot access the online form or if you have any questions about applying, please email: email@example.com or call 020 8487 5259.
We will try and assess applications as quickly as possible. There is a weekly rolling deadline (5pm every Friday) until further notice. For example, applications submitted by Friday 24 April will be assessed and we will endeavour to make a decision by 8 May (two weeks later).
Further information about coronavirus grant funds and support for voluntary and community sector groups can be found online.
Updated: 30 April 2020