Coronavirus weekly funding updates - 1-5 February

Friday 5 February

Central England Co-operative – Community Dividend Fund Central England

Local good causes, community groups, charities and social enterprises (including CICs) can apply for grants of between £100 and £5,000 to support their activities during the pandemic. Organisations must have been a member of the Central England Co-operative for at least six months and the project or activity must be aligned to the co-operative’s values and principles. The deadline for applications is Sunday 28 February 2021. Find out more.

Thursday 4 February

MoonDance Foundation – Covid-19 Relief Fund (Wales)

The MoonDance Foundation is accepting applications from charities and non-profit organisations based or active in Wales that need support during the pandemic. Grants are available for the following purposes: staff retention; activities and services in jeopardy; evolution of services to adapt to the crisis. Only those who are truly in need are encouraged to apply. Find out more.

Wednesday 3 February

The Prince’s Countryside Fund

Grants of up to £10,000 are available for community-led organisations that are supporting farming and rural communities across the UK (with a population of up to 3,000 residents) to cope with the impact of the pandemic and build resilience. Examples of projects that will be supported include long-term food and medicine delivery services; social groups and networks for isolated people; and mental health support services. Applicants should have a turnover of less than £500,000. Outcomes of applications will be communicated by Friday 12 March 2021. Find out more.

Tuesday 2 February

Covid-19 Adaptation Fund (Scotland)

Museums Galleries Scotland has reopened its Covid-19 Adaptation Fund to support museums in reopening safely in line with government guidelines. Grants of up to £7,000 are available for individual organisations, and up to £10,000 is available for partnership applications from forums and other groupings of museums. Grants can be used to cover costs associated with reopening and resuming activity, for example: PPE, cleaning equipment, signage or staff training. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis and the fund expects to close on Monday 22 March 2021. Find out more.

Monday 1 February

Torus Foundation – Community Investment Fund

Grants of up to £3,000 are available to charities and organisations supporting people during the COVID-19 pandemic in communities across Liverpool, St Helens and Warrington. Grants are made on a rolling basis. Find out more.

For information on 8,000 sources of funding giving a total of £8 billion, take a look at Funds Online.