Please find below some links to funding opportunities and support for organisations and individuals during the Covid-19 outbreak. Please note that the latest information will be added to the top and some opportunities may have very tight deadlines for applications. We will try to update the page as often as we can.
Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme – A new temporary Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme, delivered by the British Business Bank, will support businesses to access bank lending and overdrafts. The Scheme will support loans of up to £5 million in value and businesses can access the first 6 months of that finance interest free, as the Government will cover the first 6 months of interest payments – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/covid-19-support-for-businesses#support-for-businesses-through-the-coronavirus-business-interruption-loan-scheme
For organisations concerned about the position of their funders during this time, it’s worth checking whether your funder has signed up to this agreement – http://covid19funders.org.uk/
CAF has launched a rapid response Fund to help smaller charitable organisations affected by the impact of Covid-19. Grants of up to £10,000 will help them to continue to deliver much needed support to our communities across the UK. Organisations with a charitable purpose and charitable activities, which had income of £1million or less in their last financial year are eligible to apply and, as a rapid response fund, the aim is to make payments to selected organisations within 14 days of application. https://www.cafonline.org/charities/grantmaking/caf-coronavirus-emergency-fund
Library of Covid-19 info and advice, including potential funding and investment support – https://www.goodfinance.org.uk/covid-19-resource-hub-charities-social-enterprises
Martin Lewis, “Money Saving Expert”, has made £1m available from his personal charity fund to provide grants of £5,000 to £20,000 to small registered charities, or local arms of bigger charities, across the UK – to help with specific UK Covid-19 -related poverty relief projects https://blog.moneysavingexpert.com/2020/03/i-m-making-p1m-available-to-fund-urgent-small-charity-coronaviru/ Applications close at midnight, 25 March.
The National Emergencies Trust (NET) is launching a fundraising appeal to help those most affected by the recent coronavirus outbreak https://nationalemergenciestrust.org.uk/coronavirus/