This Week's Funding News wc 28th September 2020

23 September 2020


COVID Social Enterprise Fund (Opening for Applications 28th September)

As a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this fund aims to distribute £7m of grant funds over the coming months and is designed to support social enterprises as they seek to stabilise and manage cashflow during this difficult period. The Fund will be managed by Community Finance Ireland (CFI) and provide grants of up to £75,000. 

This Week's Funding News wc 7th September 2020

7 September 2020

This Week's New COVID-19 Funds

True Colours: Small Grants UK COVID 19 support (Deadline 5pm, 21st September)

Through the Small Grants UK Covid-19 Support programme, funding of up to £5,000 will now be available to help smaller charities to adapt their services to enable them to continue or resume supporting disabled children, children with life limiting conditions and their families during the pandemic.

This Week's Funding News wc 17th August

13 August 2020


Community Foundation for NI: The New Needs Fund (NB Now Closing 1pm on 21st August instead of 28th)

Grants of £1,000 to £15,000 to help organisations and communities to respond better, addressing new needs appearing as a result of the Coronavirus and where restrictions mean finding new ways of meeting existing needs and #build back better, helping to ensure organisations can thrive and continue to provide longer-term support to communities.

This Week's Funding News wc 10th August

10 August 2020


ESB COVID-19 Recovery Fund (Closing Date, 5pm on 10th August)

Administered by Groundwork NI, open to initiatives and activities addressing the aftermath of coronavirus in communities around their wind farms.  Suggested awards of £1,000.

This Week's Funding News wc 27th July

24 July 2020

New or Updated Schemes

The Childcare Recovery Support Fund (Opening today 27th July)

Aims to provide financial assistance (tiered levels of awards depending on the childcare provision offered and the opening/operational dates following endorsement from the HSC Trust. Administered by Early Years – the organisation for young children on behalf of the Department of Education.