Grants for Coronavirus support


A number of Community Foundations and other organisations have launched funding programmes to assist local organisations in responding to the challenges of the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Below you will find a list of organisations and the types of funding they have made available.

This list will be updated over the next few days and weeks as and when information becomes available.


Funds Accepting Applications


Cambridgeshire Community Foundation (Cambridge and Cambridgeshire)

Name of Fund: Cambridgeshire Coronavirus Community Fund


Cheshire Community Foundation (Cheshire and Warrington)

Name of Fund:  Covid-19 Response Programme


City Bridge Trust (London)

City Bridge Trust gives £1m to emergency fund


Community Foundation (Tyne & Wear and Northumberland)

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund


Cornwall Community Foundation (Cornwall)

Name of Fund:  Emergency Fund


Cumbria Community Foundation (Cumbria)

Name of Fund: Cumbria COVID-19 Response Fund


Foundation Derbyshire (Derbyshire)

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Fund


Devon Community Foundation (Devon)

Name of Fund: Devon Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund


Essex Community Foundation (Essex)

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Response and Recovery Programme


Gloucestershire Community Foundation (Gloucestershire)

Name of Fund:  Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund


Help Musicians (UK)

Name of Fund:  Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund


Heart of England Community Foundation (Coventry and Warwickshire)

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Resilience Fund


Kent Community Foundation (Kent)

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Emergency Fund


Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation (Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland)

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Support Fund


John Lewis Partnership  (UK)

Name of Fund: Community Support Fund


Milton Keynes Community Foundation (Milton Keynes)

Name of Fund:  MK Emergency Appeal Fund


The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Community Fund


Quartet Community Foundation (Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire)

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Response Fund


Steve Morgan Foundation (North Wales, Merseyside, Cheshire and North Shropshire)

Name of Fund: Covid – 19 Emergency Fund


Community Foundation for Surrey (Surrey)

Name of Fund:  Coronavirus Response Fund


Two Ridings Community Foundation (York, North Yorkshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull)

Name of Fund: Coronavirus Community Fund



Funds Being Launched in the Near Future


Arts Council England

Name of Fund: Covid-19 Support to organisations and individuals


Bedfordshire Community Foundation


Berkshire Community Foundation (Berkshire)


Foundation Derbyshire (Derbyshire)


Dorset Community Foundation (Dorset)


Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation (Hampshire & Isle of Wight)


Heart of England Community Foundation (Coventry and Warwickshire)


Hertfordshire Community Foundation (Hertfordshire)


Lincolnshire Community Foundation (Lincolnshire)


London Community Foundation (London)


The National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal (UK)


Norfolk Community Foundation (Norfolk)


Northamptonshire Community Foundation (Northamptonshire)


Oxfordshire Community Foundation (Oxfordshire)


Somerset Community Foundation (Somerset)


Community Foundation (Stoke and Staffordshire)


Suffolk Communitty Foundation (Suffolk)


Community Foundation Wales (Wales)


Wilshire Community Foundation (Wiltshire and Swindon)