Fundraising, Funding sources, COVID-19 support and advice

Coronavirus weekly funding updates - 14-18 June

Friday 18 June 2021

Volant Trust – Covid-19 Response Fund

Applications for the October round of Volant Trust’s Covid-19 Response Fund will close on Saturday 31 July 2021. Grants towards project and administrative core costs are available to UK and overseas charities that can demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Find out more here.

Thursday 17 June 2021

Forever Manchester – Made by Sport Fund

The Made By Sport Fund is offering unrestricted grants of up to £2,021 to grassroots community sports groups whose activities have been affected by the pandemic. Groups must work with young people aged 5-25, use sport to deliver wider social outcomes and be based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester. Applicants will be prioritised by income as follows: 1) up to £25,000; 2) up to £50,000; 3) up to £75,000. The deadline for applications is Friday 3 September 2021. Find out more.

Tuesday 15 June 2021

Theatres Trust – Small Grants Programme

The second round of the Theatre Trust’s Small Grants Programme is now open for applications from not-profit theatres across the UK. The programme supports small and essential capital works, particularly building improvements that improve access and participation, with grants of up to £5,000. Applications are welcome for projects that help theatres reopen as Covid-secure. The deadline is 5pm on Monday 8 November 2021. Find out more about eligibility here.

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