- Allchurches Trust - Hope Beyond Programme
Grants of up to £50,000 are available for churches and Christian charities to adapt to the challenges and opportunities presented by the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.
- Alpkit Foundation
Grants of up to £500 available to support projects that demonstrate an immediate impact on those affected by the Covid-19 crisis.
- Arts Council - Covid19 Support
The Arts Council is making £160 million of emergency funding available to artists and organisations working in the arts and cultural sector during the pandemic.
- Arts Council - Culture Recovery Fund
To support cultural organisations as they transition back to a viable and sustainable operating model during April-June 2021. Grants range from £25,000 to £3 million.
Deadline for applications is 26th January 2021
- Barclays Covid19 Community Aid Package
Barclays has launched a COVID-19 Community Aid Package of £100 million to charities working to support vulnerable people impacted by COVID-19, and to alleviate the associated social and economic hardship caused by the crisis.
- Big Society Capital - Coronavirus Response Fund
£100 million programme of loans and investment to help get much-needed emergency funding to social enterprises, charities and small businesses in disadvantaged areas affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
- Blaby District Council - Coronavirus Recovery - Special Grant Round
Grants of up to £1,000 available to community organisations in Blaby to manage the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic.
- Charity Excellence - Covid19 Funding Information
A comprehensive list of grants, funding and associated information for the VCSE sector, related to the Covid19 crisis.
- Community Radio Fund
Grants of up to £7,500 are available for Ofcom-licensed community radio stations which are taking steps to tackle loneliness and isolation within their communities.
Applications close on 14th Jan 2021.
- CoOp Community Dividend Fund
The Fund has been adapted to provide immediate financial support for local good causes, community groups and charities who are responding to some of the most worrying impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. Grants from between £100 and £5,000 are available.
- Crisis - 'In This Together' Grants Programme - Small Grants
Crisis wants to support charitable organisations who are financially affected by additional demands on their resources as a result of Covid-19 and have established an emergency grant fund for organisations supporting people who are experiencing rough sleeping and homelessness.
- Crisis - 'In This Together' Grants Programme - Large Grants
Crisis are making grants of up to £50,000 for more structural and long term needs, including potential expansion or change in service delivery, for organisations supporting people who are experiencing rough sleeping and homelessness.
- Culture Recovery Fund For Heritage
The fund is to assist cultural and heritage attractions in the transition from lockdown to re-opening.Grants of between £10,000 and £3 million are available to cover any costs associated with re-opening.
The fund opens on the 7th Jan 2021 and closes on 21st Jan 2021.
- Hastings Direct - Covid 19 Community Grant Scheme
The grant is for local charities within a 20 mile radius of Conquest House (Hastings’ head office) or St George’s Way (Leicester office).
- Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council - Community Volunteers Fund Covid-19 Recovery 2020
Volunteers are invited to put forward applications which develop and sustain community activities centred on Covid-19 recovery, with outcomes such as health and well-being/positive mental health along with having a positive impact to our locality. Grants of £250 are available.
- John Lewis - Community Support Fund
A £1m Community Support Fund will be available to communities across the UK to help those in need in their local communities.
- Leicester Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation - The Coronavirus Support Fund
Grants between £500 and £5,000 are available to support constituted charitable and community organisations who are providing direct services for vulnerable groups during the pandemic.
- Leicestershire County Council - Communities Fund Round 3
Leicestershire County Council has re-opened the grant fund to support the local voluntary and community sector, during the current Coronavirus pandemic. Grants of up to £15,000 are available. Closing date is 22nd Jan 2021
- Leicestershire Live - 'There With You' Fund
Leicestershire Live have established the 'There With You' Fund which issues emergency grants of up to £300 in goods to Leicestershire residents in a position of exceptional hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The fund will be administered by Charity Link. (Please note the online application form is branded Northamptonshire County Council).
- Lloyds Bank Foundation - COVID Recovery Fund
£7.4 million COVID funding aimed at supporting charities to recover beyond the immediate crisis. Charities can apply for a two-year unrestricted grant of £50,000 from Monday 3 August at 10am.
- Mind - Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund - Temporarily Paused
Grants of £20,000 or £50,000 are available for projects lasting up to 12 months, for VCS organisations based in England to continue to provide mental health services, or to provide additional support during the pandemic.
- Morrisons Foundation - COVID-19 Homeless Support Fund
Grants of up to £10,000 are available for charities caring for the homeless during the coronavirus outbreak.
- National Emergencies Trust - Coronavirus Appeal
The National Emergencies Trust (NET), has launched an appeal to raise funds for local charities and grassroots organisations, that can provide vital support to people in the quickest way possible. Please only contact NET to donate.
- National Lottery - Awards for All
A quick way to apply to the Lottery for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000. Although it is now open to all applications that meet its criteria it will continue to support people and communities most adversely impacted by COVID-19.
- National Lottery Community Fund
The National Lottery have re-opened all of its current regular grant schemes. It is open to all applications that meet its criteria and will continue to support people and communities most adversely impacted by COVID-19.
- National Lottery - Reaching Communities
The programme will award funding of over £10,000 for up to 5 years of expenditure. Although it is now open to all applications that meet its criteria it will continue to support people and communities most adversely impacted by COVID-19.
- Neighbourly Community Fund (currently closed)
Neighbourly launched a series of micro-grants of up to £400, to support good causes that are helping communities affected by the new Coronavirus outbreak. Applications are currently only accepted from existing Neighbourly charities and community groups.
- NHS Charities Together Funding for LLR
Five grants of £73,000 each are being made available to local community groups/charities, operating in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland, for projects which improve health outcomes for vulnerable groups. Deadline is Friday 29th January 2021.
- Power To Change- Emergency Support Fund
Power to Change, the independent trust that supports community businesses in England, is launching up to £12 million of emergency support to provide both immediate and medium-term help for community businesses facing a loss of trading income during the coronavirus crisis.
£7 million in rescue funding for community businesses.
£5 million in recovery funding, to be made available later this year.
- Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund
The fund offers emergency loans of between £100,000 and £1.5 million that can be used as working capital until an organisation's normal business can commence again. The loans will have no fees or interest for the first 12 months and can be available for up to 5 years.
Deadline for applications is 31st January 2021.
- Rosa's Covid - 19 Response Fund (small grants) - currently closed
The fund will provide grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 for specialist women’s organisations across the UK. It is particularly interested in organisations which support; marginalised populations, BME women, LGBTQ+ women and girls, women and girls with disabilities, older women, homeless women, survivors of gender violence, women in prison and ex-offenders.
- Sport England Return to Play - Community Asset Fund
Capital grants to help local sports clubs and community groups adapt and open important places and spaces so that sport and physical activity can happen during the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Grants of between £10,001 and £50,000 are available.
- Sport England Return to Play - Small Grants
This fund will make awards of between £300 and £10,000,to help sport and activity groups, clubs and organisations respond to the immediate challenges of returning to play in a coronavirus-safe way.
- The Police and Crime Commissioner's Prevention Fund
An extra £100,000 will now be available through the PCC Prevention Fund during 2020-21. This scheme has been extended to include applications which can support communities to cope with the impact of Covid-19 and channel emergency help to where it is needed most.