£9.5 million Covid-19 Community-Led Organisations Recovery Scheme

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:02

£9.5 million Covid-19 Community-Led Organisations Recovery Scheme

Covid-19 Community-Led Organisations Recovery Scheme offers grants up to £100,000 to community organisations facing financial difficulties caused by Covid-19. The scheme is aimed at organisations delivering services in their local community to support people who are at high risk from Covid-19, with an emphasis on Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME)-led or BAME-supporting businesses.

The recovery scheme will open on Tuesday 28 July for applications from 10am till 1pm. You can download and complete the application form beforehand.

There will be a further two rounds on Tuesday 4 August from 10am till 1pm and Tuesday 11 August from 10am till 1pm.

Community organisations in England who are facing financial difficulties caused by Covid-19 can apply. For more information about whether your community organisation will be eligible, please read the guidance notes.

Grants awards are to:

  • help people and communities experiencing disproportionate challenge and difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 crisis
  • provide services and support for vulnerable people, for which there will be increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Funding can cover capital or revenue costs which could include business planning.

They are expecting high demand. They will consider deprivation and getting a good geographical spread.

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