- Connecting & Developing our Community
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Funding for charities during COVID-19
This page covers funding opportunities, advice and guidance for voluntary sector organisations during
the COVID-19 challanges. Last updated: 09 June
Financial support for businesses during coronavirus (COVID-19) GOVERNEMENT HELP AND ADVICE
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.The fund will provide a single payment award of £500 to organisations who are supporting vulnerable groups. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY
Herts Community Foundation have a covid-19 grants fund which makes weekly allocations, the maximum grant has been increased today from £2000 to £5000. More details at https://www.hertscf.org.uk/coronavirus
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Dacorum Borough Council have extended the deadlines for their Community Grants and Small Grants. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE GRANTS AVAILABLE
Herts Sports Partnership (HSP)
Covid-19 relief opportunities
Added: 24 April 2020
The HSP's latest update for sports clubs, schools and
sports organisations provides details on COVID-19-specific
funding opportunities. CLICK HERE FOR MORE
Members Locality Budget: Hertfordshire County Council
Apply now to your councillor for a grant to support coronavirus efforts and, if they agree, you should receive funds within a week, normally quicker.
This is open to any local organisation offering support to anyone affected by COVID-19.
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All funding decisions for the next six months (up to £300 million of National Lottery funding) will be devoted to addressing the current crisis. To reach those groups best placed to support their communities at this vital time, The National Lottery will prioritise the following faster payments for existing grant holders and applicants using the following criteria:
Activities specifically geared to supporting communities through this crisis
Helping organisations overcome any liquidity issues caused by COVID-19. READ MORE AND CLICK HERE TO APPLY
Funding Advice from Support4Dacorum
• Getting "fit for funding"
• One-to-one funding advice
• Themed funding briefing sheets for members
• Funding application support for members
• Funding application reviews
• Community Fundraising Events, including
Kings Langley and Berkhamsted Christmas Lights
Waterways Experiences were able to get £3,000 funding as a direct result of attending Support4Dacorums Voluntary Sector Conference & Funding Fair, November, by January, not only had the funding been obtained but the work had also been completed.
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