Covid-19: Accessing funds
Financial support for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations to respond to coronavirus (COVID-19)
The government has now closed applications for its Community Support Fund. For more information on where else to apply for funding, scroll down on this page to see other options.
Accessing government funds
Government help is available to those affected by Covid-19, that is for individuals and organisations who are struggling financially in the crisis. Click on these links to find out more:
You may also want to contact your local authority to find out more.
Funders and hardship funds list
Charity Excellence has created a free, searchable Covid19 funder database which is hosted on their website. It lists a huge number of national, regional and local funds available for both organisations and individuals. To access it, you need to register on their site first which just takes a couple of minutes.
Get funding for ideas that address COVID-19
UKRI are inviting proposals for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
MadCovid hardship fund for people with mental health difficulties
NSUN members Jo Edge and Bethan Edwards, both survivors of mental illness and the psychiatric system, have created a hardship fund to help anyone with mental health difficulties who are currently struggling financially. Funds are available to people who do not have access to other available funds from employers or through the government.
To find out more and to donate, please click here
To apply for funds, please fill in this short online survey (closed now)