Government grants available

The Government has announced that £90 million of grants are available and I encourage you to see if your organisation could benefit.

Community Match Challenge

Up to £85 million is available as matched funding for grants expected to be in the range of £5-20 million. Applications must be received by 2nd August (I know it’s not long) and application forms and guidance can be found here.

Community Sector Emergencies Partnership

£4.8 million is being made available to organisations helping people prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies. So far, the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership has:

  • Delivered almost 800kg of food to a foodbank in Leominster, after they saw a 487% increase in demand
  • Carried out COVID-19 tests at 35 care homes across Lancashire
  • Helped establish eight food distribution hubs across the South West

Find out more and apply at