40 grant programmes provided by Community Foundations and other organisations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Grants Online have asked if we could share a list of Community Foundations and other grant providers  that have launched funding programmes to assist local agencies in responding to the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. Together with our daily grants bulletin, which are continuing throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re getting quite a good overview of how the current funding scenario is rapidly changing.

Funds Accepting Applications

o Cambridgeshire Community Foundation (Cambridge and Cambridgeshire)
Name of Fund: Cambridgeshire Coronavirus Community Fund

o Cheshire Community Foundation (Cheshire and Warrington)
Name of Fund: Covid-19 Response Programme

o City Bridge Trust (London)
City Bridge Trust gives £1m to emergency fund

o Community Foundation (Tyne & Wear and Northumberland)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund

o Cornwall Community Foundation (Cornwall)
Name of Fund: Emergency Fund

o Cumbria Community Foundation (Cumbria)
Name of Fund: Cumbria COVID-19 Response Fund

o Foundation Derbyshire (Derbyshire)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Fund

o Devon Community Foundation (Devon)
Name of Fund: Devon Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund

o Essex Community Foundation (Essex)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Response and Recovery Programme

o Gloucestershire Community Foundation (Gloucestershire)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund

o Help Musicians (UK)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund

o Heart of England Community Foundation (Coventry and Warwickshire)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Resilience Fund

o Kent Community Foundation (Kent)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Emergency Fund

o Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation (Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Support Fund

o John Lewis Partnership (UK)
Name of Fund: Community Support Fund

o Milton Keynes Community Foundation (Milton Keynes)
Name of Fund: MK Emergency Appeal Fund

o The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Community Fund

o Quartet Community Foundation (Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Response Fund

o Steve Morgan Foundation (North Wales, Merseyside, Cheshire and North Shropshire)
Name of Fund: Covid – 19 Emergency Fund

o Community Foundation for Surrey (Surrey)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Response Fund

o Two Ridings Community Foundation (York, North Yorkshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull)
Name of Fund: Coronavirus Community Fund

o UFI Charitable Trust (UK)
Name of Fund: VocTech Now (To assist Vocational Training Providers to Digital Training) – apply by the 6th April 2020

Funds Being Launched in the Near Future (some of these may now be open to applications)

o Arts Council England
Name of Fund: Covid-19 Support to organisations and individuals

o Bedfordshire Community Foundation (Bedfordshire)

o Berkshire Community Foundation (Berkshire)

o Dorset Community Foundation (Dorset)

o Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation (Hampshire & Isle of Wight)

o Heart of England Community Foundation (Coventry and Warwickshire)

o Hertfordshire Community Foundation (Hertfordshire)

o Lincolnshire Community Foundation (Lincolnshire)

o London Community Foundation (London)

o The National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal (UK)

o Norfolk Community Foundation (Norfolk)

o Northamptonshire Community Foundation (Northamptonshire)

o Oxfordshire Community Foundation (Oxfordshire)

o Somerset Community Foundation (Somerset)

o Community Foundation (Stoke and Staffordshire)

o Suffolk Community Foundation (Suffolk)

o Community Foundation Wales (Wales)

o Wiltshire Community Foundation (Wiltshire and Swindon)