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Update on the National Lottery Community Fund’s response to COVID-19

Update on the National Lottery Community Fund’s response to COVID-19

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:17

The National Lottery Community Fund has decided that all funding decisions they make for the next six months will prioritise:

  • Organisations supporting people who are at high risk from COVID-19
  • Organisations...
Sport England funding package to help sport and physical activity manage the COVID-19 crisis

Sport England funding package to help sport and physical activity manage the COVID-19 crisis

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:06

The funding package will help Sport England's partners, clubs and community organisations cope with the short and long-term impact of the pandemic.

A £20 million Community Emergency Fund, which will...

Nottinghamshire COVID-19 Community Fund

Nottinghamshire COVID-19 Community Fund

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:49

A £1 million Nottinghamshire COVID-19 Community Fund has been created to help communities as they respond to exceptional challenges over the coming months.

The fund is to support local charities and...

Funders adapting activities, changing timescales and using funding differently

Funders adapting activities, changing timescales and using funding differently

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:15

Because of the COVID-19 crisis a large number of funders have now signed a statement of support for the voluntary sector committing to supporting organisations to adapt activities, discuss changes of timescale...

RFU £7m response to COVID-19

RFU £7m response to COVID-19

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:47

The RFU has announced a £7m relief package for community clubs. The package includes monies ring fenced and diverted for the community game as well as additional funding. These measures include:...

Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 09:40

Tesco Bags of Help is responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis by setting up a new short-term fund to support local communities. They have created a streamlined process to make it easier...

National Lottery Community Fund changes priorities to tackle the COVID-19 crisis

National Lottery Community Fund changes priorities to tackle the COVID-19 crisis

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:36

The National Lottery Community Fund has been talking to grant holders and partners to understand the nature of their response to COVID-19 and to see what they can do to support them.

So far, they have honoured...

Changes to the Severn Trent Community Fund in response to COVID-19

Changes to the Severn Trent Community Fund in response to COVID-19

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 12:53

In light of the unprecedented situation, Severn Trent are temporarily making a few changes to their Community Fund. They will be giving £1 million to support non-profit organisations and charities...

Charities Aid Foundation - Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Charities Aid Foundation - Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:34

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has launched a new Coronavirus Emergency Fund. Through this fund smaller charities, not for profit organisations, social enterprises and unregistered community groups...

Fundraising from home

Fundraising from home

Posted: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 11:22

We would like to remind community sports and physical activity providers and other groups and organisations about easyfundraising.

If your not for profit organisation's supporters want to carry on fundraising...