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Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020

Aims/priorities: We support organisations who help people who are lonely and isolated, by giving free free TVs, tablets, and radios for clients. This technology is often used in communal spaces or as part of specific projects. For people who are lonely, a simple radio, television, or tablet can feel like a lifeline and we help people who have become lonely through lots of different circumstances. Some of these include:

Youth Futures Foundation

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020
funding update

The grants programme is designed to find, fund, support and evaluate promising practice. Funding will go to organisations working with young people aged 14-24 to help overcome barriers to finding meaningful work. The Foundation is looking for approaches that can be tested, evaluated and, where proven to be effective, expanded to more young people. 

Not-for-profit voluntary or community-sector organisations, or statutory organisations applying individually or as a lead organisation on behalf of a partnership or consortia, which:

The Covenant Trust - The Forces Communities Together Programme

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020

Aims/priorities: This programme will award small grants towards creative and engaging projects, that can be delivered under social restrictions, for people from Armed Forces communities who are isolated as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Who can apply? Registered charities and CICs, schools and Armed Forces bases and units can apply for the programme.

Grant amount: Up to £10,000

Application process: Online applications via their website.

Deadline: 30 June 2020

The Veterans’ Foundation

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020
Veterans Foundation logo

The Veterans’ Foundation has established a substantial grants programme to support charities and organisations that provide lifetime support to those in need among serving armed forces personnel, veterans and their immediate families. The trustees have also agreed that Merchant Navy veterans who have taken part in operations should also be allowed to bid for grants.

The ESF Community Grant Programme - Re-Connect Priority Grants Round

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020

The ESF Community Grant Programme is launching a targeted Grant Programme in response to COVID 19. 

Small grants of up to £20,000 are available across Greater Manchester to eligible organisations in the VCSE sector who are ready to reach out by using approaches which tackle the new and emerging barriers arising from the impact of COVID 19. 

The Albert Hunt Trust

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020

Aims/priorities: The trust supports organisations that:

  • Provide hospice care
  • Provide support for the homeless
  • Promote health and wellbeing – areas of support under this heading have included physical and learning disability, physical and mental health and social challenge and deprivation. They look to support organisations in this category with an annual income of below £250,000.

During this unprecedented crisis until further notice they will not be considering grants for capital projects of any nature. 

Freelands Foundation Emergency Fund

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020

The Freelands Foundation is pleased to announce that it now has emergency funds to support artists and freelance creative practitioners in urgent need of financial support as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic across the UK. The foundation will provide hardship grants of between £1,500 and £2,500 per person to enable individuals, including those on short-term PAYE contracts, to survive financially while they explore other ways of sustaining themselves, assessed by need.

Grants for families financially affected by coronavirus - Fashion and Textile Children’s Trust (UK)

Published date: 
Monday, 11th May 2020
Fashion and Textile Children's Trust logo

These grants can help parents and carers who have worked (paid) in the UK fashion or textile industry for at least a year within the last nine years and whose household income has reduced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The grants typically help families who are already struggling financially (in arrears on household bills or have debt) OR have limited savings to cover lost earnings.

They encourage parents and carers to apply for items their children will need for the year ahead which now can't be bought due to lost wages including: