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Hope for the Young – COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Published date: 
Sunday, 3rd May 2020

This charity has set up an emergency relief fund in response to the growing impact of coronavirus/COVID-19, to support young asylum-seekers and refugees during the pandemic.

The funding is intended to support the immediate health and well-being of young asylum seekers and refugees during the current crisis, and to help to relieve destitution and poverty in general. 

Grants can be used to cover essential costs such as:

The Prince’s Trust and NatWest Enterprise Relief Fund

Published date: 
Sunday, 3rd May 2020

The Prince’s Trust and NatWest have launched a £5million grant fund for young entrepreneurs affected by coronavirus. The Fund is available to entrepreneurs aged 18-30, who can apply for grants and tailored support from today. Grants can be used to maintain core business operations during the crisis, as well as meet any existing financial commitments, such as paying for essential equipment or settling invoices from suppliers. In conjunction with these grants, the initiative will also offer one-to-one support and guidance to applicants who need it.

Youth Music Emergency Fund

Published date: 
Sunday, 3rd May 2020

Youth Music has announced a new Emergency Fund to offer additional support to music-making organisations affected by coronavirus. Through this fund Youth Music will aim to prioritise the people and organisations in the most immediate need, and to make quick decisions and payments. The Emergency Fund is designed to support organisations facing the following challenges:

The British Muslim Covid-19 Fund

Published date: 
Saturday, 2nd May 2020

The British Muslim Covid-19 Fund is here to assist all those great organisations that are supporting to protect and assist the most vulnerable through these testing times. To all our charities and volunteer groups, we have a duty to support you. Many of you are tirelessly working to bolster the NHS staff, assist with social care, feed the isolated and assist affected families with bereavement and funeral services.

Neighbourly Community Fund

Published date: 
Tuesday, 28th April 2020
funding update

Micro grants  of £400 are available for charities and community groups that are existing members of the “Neighbourly” CSR platform, to support good causes that are helping communities affected by the Coronavirus outbreak.

The funding is for activities that support members of the community who are suffering economically, socially or from ill health as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak.

This may include, but is not limited to:

Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund

Published date: 
Tuesday, 28th April 2020

The Resilience & Recovery Loan Fund (RRLF) is a new fund for social enterprises and charities who are experiencing disruption to their normal business model as a result of COVID-19. It has been established to make an existing government scheme (the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme) more easily accessible to charities and social enterprises. The RRLF is being run by Social Investment Business (SIB) with an initial £25m investment and support from Big Society Capital. 

The National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Grants

Published date: 
Tuesday, 28th April 2020
funding update

The National Survivor User Network (NSUN) is administering a small fund to support user-led organisations (ULOs) and smaller, unconstituted community groups in England, who might not otherwise be eligible for a grant. Grants of up to £1000 will be available to support community action, peer support, mutual aid and other activities that will make a direct difference to the lives of people living with mental ill-health, trauma and distress during this Covid-19 period.
 
This fund will open by the end of April.

National Lottery Coronavirus Funding

Published date: 
Tuesday, 12th May 2020
funding update

Aims/priorities: The £200 million Coronavirus Community Support Fund is part of the Government’s £750 million financial support package for charities and social enterprises during announced on 8 April 2020.

The £200 million Support Fund is being administered by the National Lottery Community Fund along with National Lottery funding to support not-for-profit organisations so that they can continue to deliver services to people and communities in England that are affected by COVID-19.

The Fund has two key objectives:

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