Covid-19 funding update

  • The Fore is offering grants of up to £30,000 over 3 years, to any registered charity, CIC, CIO or Community Benefit Society with a turnover of under £500,000. The Fore is particularly looking to fund small organisations working with marginalised groups and led by people in the community. Registration is run on a first-come, first-served basis from 10.00am on 12 April.

  • The Leathersellers' Company Small Grants Programme a fast track application process for small one-off grants (up to maximum of £3,000) for registered charities supporting vulnerable people; working in geographical areas of high deprivation; and with an annual income under £200,000.

  • The Lloyds Bank Foundation has announced a new round of funding for small and local charities. Grants of up to £50,000 over two years are available for charities providing in-depth support for individuals with complex social needs, such as those experiencing domestic abuse, homelessness and refugees.  There are also regional priorities.

  • BAME Community Funding. Each Probation region has been given funding (up to £10,000 per successful applicant) which can be made available to Voluntary and Charity sector organisations who work with/ led by Black, Asian Minority Ethnic members of the community involved with the criminal justice system. Please contact the Regional Equality Manager for your area for more information.

  • The Community Justice Fund is a joint initiative to help specialist social welfare legal advice organisations cope with the immediate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and lay the foundations for longer-term renewal. Wave 2 will be launched in April.

  • The Morrisons Foundation awards grant funding for charity projects which make a positive difference in local communities. In the main grants are available to fully fund projects up to £25,000. Salaries cannot be funded (only sessional workers or capital expenditure).  Applications are reviewed monthly.

  • The National Lottery Community Fund

  • The local Community Foundations across the UK.


Further sources of funding information:


Date of publication

Thursday, March 25, 2021