Fundraising, Funding sources, COVID-19 support and advice

Coronavirus weekly funding updates - 4 October - 8 October

Thursday 7 October 2021

National Emergencies Trust: Local Action Fund

The National Emergencies Trust has teamed with Crowdfunder UK to deliver a £1.2 million Local Action Fund that will help voluntary and community organisations overcome the effects of the pandemic. Up to £10,000 in match-funding is available for new projects or continuing services. Applications will close on Friday 22nd October 2021. For eligibility and applications click here.

Wednesday 6 October 2021

Postcode Innovation Trust: The Dream Fund

A new round of The Dream Fund has opened to applications. Charities can apply for up to £1.25 million to deliver their ‘dream’ project, including Covid-19 recovery projects. Applications must come from a partnership of at least two charitable organisations, one of which will be the lead. The website states: ‘Applications must be innovative, creative and original, and present projects that are a genuine ‘dream’’. Applications will close at 5.30pm on Monday 1 November. Click here to apply for the fund. 

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