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Grants for families financially affected by coronavirus - Fashion and Textile Children’s Trust (UK)

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020
Fashion and Textile Children's Trust logo

These grants can help parents and carers who have worked (paid) in the UK fashion or textile industry for at least a year within the last nine years and whose household income has reduced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The grants typically help families who are already struggling financially (in arrears on household bills or have debt) OR have limited savings to cover lost earnings.

They encourage parents and carers to apply for items their children will need for the year ahead which now can't be bought due to lost wages including: 

Freelands Foundation Emergency Fund

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020

The Freelands Foundation is pleased to announce that it now has emergency funds to support artists and freelance creative practitioners in urgent need of financial support as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic across the UK. The foundation will provide hardship grants of between £1,500 and £2,500 per person to enable individuals, including those on short-term PAYE contracts, to survive financially while they explore other ways of sustaining themselves, assessed by need.

Youth Endowment Fund - COVID-19 Grant Round

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020

Grants are available for organisations supporting young people at risk of youth violence in England and Wales. Through its COVID-19 grant round, YEF aims to reach and help vulnerable children (aged 10-14) at risk of youth violence who, as a result of coronavirus/COVID-19 and social distancing measures, have lost the support they rely on and have become increasingly invisible. It will fund and evaluate work taking place in England and Wales that both supports these vulnerable young people and can be delivered while adhering to UK government social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines. 

Swimathon Foundation – COVID-19 Relief Fund

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020
Swinathon Foundation

Grants to support small organisations working in the swimming and aquatic community in the UK so that they can continue to operate during the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis. The Fund has been established to help small swimming and aquatics organisations meet their obligations during the outbreak and can help support fixed costs or loss of revenue. Applications will only be considered if they relate specifically to the financial impact on the applicable organisation of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic during the period from 01 March 2020 to 31 July 2020.  

Support Adoption for Pets

Published date: 
Thursday, 7th May 2020

Support Adoption For Pets funds projects which have a direct impact on animal welfare. In light of the current coronavirus situation, they will currently only fund:

  • Vet bills
  • Boarding costs
  • Food
  • Salaries of (non-furloughed) animal care staff
  • Utilities and consumables 

They support charities and not-for-profit organisations whose main activity is either:

Buttle UK - Chances for Children

Published date: 
Thursday, 7th May 2020

Grants are targeted at improving the social and emotional wellbeing of children and young people and their capacity to engage in education and learning. Due to restrictions placed on the UK population because of COVID-19 Buttle UK they will not be providing funding for leisure activities, family days out, counselling or anything that involves being in the community for the foreseeable future. For the duration of these restrictions the support will focus more on:

The Teaching Staff Trust

Published date: 
Thursday, 7th May 2020

This grant scheme support for teachers, teaching assistants, nursery workers, caretakers and lunch supervisors who have worked within the education sector for at least five years. The grants can be used to help with bills, household costs, travel or other essentials. They are not loans and it costs you nothing to apply.

For further information or to apply visit www.teachingstafftrust.org.uk

The Dulverton Trust

Published date: 
Thursday, 7th May 2020

Applicants should be working to produce significant impact in one of the following priority areas: youth opportunities, general welfare, conservation, preservation, Africa, and peace and humanitarian support. Grant-making will be focused on:

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