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Cash 4 Kids Appeal - Basic Essentials Family Grant/Fund

Published date: 
Monday, 13th April 2020

Due to the unprecedented demand for applications we have temporarily closed our application process to allow us to distribute the funds we have available to date. Applications will re-open once additional funding becomes available.

These grants are available to organisations seeking to help the individual families that they work with affected by poverty due to the Covid-19 virus. £35 is available per child for children up to and including 18. Please note that Cash 4 Kids could change this sum at their discretion at anytime.

Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

Published date: 
Thursday, 9th April 2020

Tesco Bags of Help is responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis by setting up a new short-term fund to support local communities. The programme is set up to support organisational need in this time of crisis rather than fund specific projects. Successfuls applications will receive a single payment award of £500 to organisations who are supporting vulnerable groups. Due to the need to respond quickly to the emergency we have created a streamlined application process and payment process to make it easier to get funds distributed quickly.  

Tameside Community Response Groups during COVID-19

Published date: 
Tuesday, 7th April 2020

Action Together is collecting information on new and existing Voluntary, Charity, Faith, and Social Enterprise (VCFSE) organisations and Mutual Aid Groups providing support during COVID-19 to help local people during this Coronavirus crisis. This is not an exhaustive list but it shows a range of services available. We will update this page when new information is available.

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Alpkit - Go Nice Places, Do Good Things Grant

Published date: 
Wednesday, 1st April 2020
funding update

Alpkit are the charity that helps people Go Nice Places, Do Good Things. However, recent global events call for a shift of focus over the coming months. Alpkit are now prioritising funds to support projects that demonstrate an immediate impact on those affected by the Covid-19 virus crisis.

As a community, Alpkit believe they are a resourceful and adventurous bunch and welcome any applications from individuals or organisations serving those affected by coronavirus, across the country.

Examples include:

The National Emergencies Trust (NET)

Published date: 
Tuesday, 31st March 2020

The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has launched a coronavirus fundraising appeal to raise funds for local charities. The British Red Cross will be managing donations.  NET will award grants and distribute money raised through a number of charitable organisations, for example local community foundations. Partners will work within parameters agreed with NET “to help identify the greatest need and distribute funds with both care and speed wherever possible”.

Free Supplies through Giving World

Published date: 
Tuesday, 31st March 2020
funding update

We are here to provide free of charge clothing, food Items, toiletries, cleaning and household products so the most vulnerable people in our communities can stay safe and well.

COVID-19 presents us with one of the greatest challenges we have seen during our lifetimes. However, during this difficult time we, at Giving World remain committed to supporting people in crisis by providing our service in the time of their greatest need.

COVID-19 Emergency Funding for Charities and Social Enterprises

Published date: 
Tuesday, 31st March 2020
funding update

Charity Bank have compiled an extensive list of emergency funding opportunities for social sector organisations experiencing difficulties.

This includes funding available from the National Emergencies Trust, John Lewis Partnership Community Support Fund, and many more local and national initiatives.

Read more by visiting charitybank.org/news/covid-19-emergency-funding-for-charities-and-social-sector-organisations

CAF's Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Published date: 
Monday, 30th March 2020
funding update

CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund *Please note the fund has been paused due to exceptional levels of demand*

We are delighted to be able to share that the Charities Aid Foundation, the organisation that leads Giving Tuesday here in the UK, has launched a £5 million Coronavirus Emergency Fund for small charities and organisations as they battle the effects of the coronavirus.

Forever Manchester Community Support Fund

Published date: 
Tuesday, 12th May 2020
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During these uncertain times, we know that grassroot community groups are responding to the impact of Covid-19 through kindness, coming together to help those most affected however they can.
To support these local responses, Forever Manchester is offering awards of up to £5,000.

Community Support Fund Criteria

The Community Support Fund will accept applications from community groups based in any of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester. We want to fund organisations who are supporting their communities however they can.

Awards for Volunteers

Published date: 
Tuesday, 10th March 2020
funding update

Recognise volunteers in the charity sector.

Room to Reward is a unique volunteer-recognition charity created to say ‘thank you’ to the Hidden Heroes – inspirational volunteers who give up their time to make a difference to those who need it most.

Partner hotels donate their unsold rooms, charities and community groups nominate their Hidden Heroes for a break – Room to Reward make it happen!

The charity launched in 2015 and since then some 220 hotels have joined the scheme. It aims to reallocate unsold rooms to "hidden heroes" who work to help others.

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