Berkshire Community Foundation launches Coronavirus Fund (United Kingdom)
The Berkshire Community Foundation has launched a call for proposals for Coronavirus Fund.
1000 new grants and donors
Funds allocated to Berkshire through the National Emergencies Trust Appeal for Coronavirus, together with the support they have received for their Vital for Berkshire – Coronavirus Appeal, are available for grants to be allocated to local charities, community and voluntary groups working to help people affected by the crisis in Berkshire.
Grants may be made for charitable purposes to relieve hardship caused by the Coronavirus pandemic.
To help organisations respond to immediate needs, for instance, as a result of restrictions to normal activity.
To help organisations with stabilisation i.e. short term core cost funds to keep organisations supporting those in need afloat.
View and receiving grant information
Priority will be given to organisations providing support to the most vulnerable and isolated, including:
People with physical or learning disabilities
People with mental health needs
People on low incomes
Families with young children
Grants up to a maximum of £10,000 will be considered, subject to funding availability.
Applications for this funding stream will be considered on a weekly basis – subject to the number received.
Your application form must be completed on-line and submitted along with governing documents – Constitution, latest Annual Accounts, Bank Statement and Safeguarding Policy, by 12.00 pm on Wednesday.
Applicants will be informed of the Grants Panel decisions as soon as possible.
Berkshire Community Foundation receives many more applications than there is funding available, and there is no guarantee that an application made will be successful.
Charities, community groups or other not for profit organisations who are affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Charities, community groups or other not for profit organisations who are supporting people affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
Small and new groups which are not constituted may apply where they are working with the local CVS, Parish Council or Local Authority.
For more information, visit https://www.berkshirecf.org/available-funding/coronavirus-fund/