Coronavirus weekly funding updates - 11-15 January

Friday 15 January

Vital for Berkshire – Coronavirus Fund

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations in Berkshire who are affected by the pandemic or who are supporting people affected by the pandemic. The deadline for applications is 10am on 8 February 2021. Find out more.

Thursday 14 January

Dormant Accounts Fund – Northern Ireland

The Dormant Accounts Fund NI will support the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) in Northern Ireland to be more resilient and prepared for the future by funding activity that increased capacity and sustainability. There is currently no deadline for applications. Find out more.

Wednesday 13 January

The Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage

The Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage is accepting applications for its second round of funding. Over £300 million in funds will be available to cultural and heritage organisations across England struggling to meet immediate costs as a result of Covid-19. This particular round looks forward to next spring/early summer when it is expected that heritage organisations will be able to operate with fewer restrictions, supporting organisations as they transition towards a full reopening. Applications close on Tuesday 26 January. Find out more.

Tuesday 12 January

MSE Charity Funding

MSE Charity’s next round of funding will open for applications on Monday 1 February. This particular round of funding will focus on supporting young people under 25 to ‘learn financial life skills, to enable them to grow and thrive in a difficult financial climate’. Grants of up to £7,500 will be available. Find out more.

Monday 11 January

Arts Council – Culture Recovery Fund

The second round of the fund is now open. Grants are available to cultural organisations that are based in England or conduct the majority of their work in England. The funding is available to support cultural organisations as they transition back into a viable and sustainable operating model during April-June 2021. The deadline for applications is midday on 26 January 2021. Find out more.

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