Funding

Funding Opportunities

PCVS holds funding for groups with income of under £30k to apply for between £500-£1000 which could be used to support with translation for their communities.  Applications would need to be for qualified interpreters in their communities and/or to support expenses for volunteer support workers with languages including DBS checks.

Please note that we cannot fund organisations who have already received CCF funding.

If you are interested please email [email protected]


Emergency response
The Charities Aid Foundation has launched its Coronavirus Emergency Fund. This will provide grants of up to £10,000 to charities, social enterprises and other community groups to help them to continue to deliver much needed support to within their communities
https://www.cafonline.org/charities/grantmaking/caf-coronavirus-emergency-fund

Cambridgeshire Community Foundation have launched the Cambridgeshire Community Coronavirus Fund


Learning

The UFI Charitable Trust, a grant-funding body, focussed on delivering an increase in vocational learning, is making grants of between £10,000 and £25,000 available to help training providers move towards remote learning. Applications close on the 6th April 2020.


Sport and leisure organisations

Sports England have announced an emergency fund to support the sector, more info here
‘We’re making up to £195 million of funding available <https://www.sportengland.org/news/195-million-package-help-sport-and-physical-activity-through-coronavirus> to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.


Young people

Persimmon Homes
https://www.persimmonhomes.com/building-futures/


Arts funding
Funding to support arts and culture organisations:
Arts Council England COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund for Arts and Cultural Organisations

Also see Metal’s newsletter for more funding info
http://www.metalculture.com/covid-19-support-for-artists/?mc_cid=2f0603a4be&mc_eid=cf6a503678

Funding for musicians
https://www.musiciansunion.org.uk/HardshipFund

https://www.helpmusicians.org.uk/news/latest-news/advice-relating-to-coronavirus-covid-19


Rural isolation

Rural Response Emergency Grants Programme
The Prince’s Countryside Fund is inviting applications for emergency funding from farming and rural community support groups, who are providing assistance to counter the effects of isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic.

With thanks to Players of People’s Postcode Lottery, groups can apply for grant funding of up to £2,500

https://www.princescountrysidefund.org.uk/grant-giving-programme/grant-programme


Environmental funding
https://ec.europa.eu/easme/en/news/make-your-green-idea-reality-apply-now-life-funding

Tree planting fund still open with longer response time
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/urban-tree-challenge-fund

Funding for managing food waste and textiles recycling

https://www.wrap.org.uk/content/resource-action-fund?_ga=2.220250577.896836370.1586163591-1539372867.1586163591


Poverty
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-confirms-500-million-hardship-fund-will-provide-council-tax-relief-for-vulnerable-households