£5,000 Grants NOW Available

London Community Response Fund  Coordinated by London Funders is a fund worth £5 million from a group of London funders working together to provide coordinated funding and an easy to access, process and centralised fund to support groups who are responding to the needs of communities affected by the covid-19 pandemic. The first wave of Grants worth up to £5,000 each with a focus on Food and Emergency Essentials has launched and is now available.

COMING SOON - LARGE Grant Funding available from April 2020

£5 Million COVID-19 Funding

Larger Grants aimed at supporting organisations with service transformation costs, meeting long term needs and ongoing work to help communities will be available in early April 2020. Applications made now for smaller Emergency Funding Grants will not preclude organisations from being considered for Larger Grant Funding.

Funders COVID-19 Statements

Funders who have committed towards the response are The Mayor of London, the City of London Corporation’s Charitable Funder - City Bridge Trust, Bloomberg, John Lyon’s Charity, Paul Hamlyn Foundation and the Julia and Hans Rausing Trust.  For more on COVID- 19 support statements and information from each of the individual funders – Please click on the images shown below.

£35,000 Grants from Arts Council England 

Covid-19 Support to organisations and individuals

The Arts Council are making £50 million available to organisations in the cultural sector, who are not National Portfolio Organisations (NPOs) or Music Education Hubs. Organisations can apply for a maximum of £35,000 to support resilience as well as enable cultural organisations to develop new public facing activity during the Covid-19 emergency.

When can I apply ?
Guidance and a detailed timetable for this fund will be published on Tuesday 31 March. Potential applicants will need to register for Grantium in early April. There will be support for people to do this.


National Lottery Community Fund COVID-19

London Community Foundation (London)

The National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal (UK)

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