Firstly, the Grants Online team hope you are all well and bearing up in these difficult times.
Since our last email there have been some important updates with regards to funding being made available to help with the impact that COVID-19 is having on local communities and organisations that are helping local people.
Some of the updates include:
Sport England has launched a Coronavirus Emergency Fund. This new fund aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Awards will be between £300 and £10,000. In exceptional circumstances Sport England will consider awards of more than £10,000.
Youth Scotland has launched an Action Fund to help youth groups and youth workers meet the needs of young people in response to the Covid-19 Coronavirus. the purpose of this fund is to enable youth groups to purchase essential items that will enable them to continue working with young people throughout this period of social distancing and restrictions. Grants of up to £500 are available.
A number of additional Community Foundations have now launched funds to help local organisations and people affected by Covid-19.
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has launched a Third Sector Resilience Fund. The Third Sector Resilience fund provides grants of between £5,000 and £100,000 to provide emergency support for charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations working in Scotland.
The National Lottery Heritage Fund has put together a £50million fund to support the heritage sector as an immediate response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Grants of between £3,000 and £50,000 will be available to organisations which have received funding in the past or are either a current grantee, or still under contract following a previous grant
We are working hard to keep everyone updated with the latest information and if you are aware of any funding schemes not listed on our page please let us know by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
To access the list of funds available please go to: https://www.grantsonline.org.
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