Derbyshire's COVID-19 Emergency Fund

Posted: Wed, 23 Jun 2021 11:27

Derbyshire's COVID-19 Emergency Fund

The Derbyshire COVID-19 Emergency Fund aims to support voluntary and community sector organisations with funding to allow them to them to continue to play a key role in the local response to COVID-19. N.B. Organisations which operate only in Derby city cannot apply.

Formally constituted and non-constituted organisation can apply.

Individuals, schools, local government departments, statutory bodies such as the police and the NHS, and organisations that make a profit are all ineligible for the COVID-19 Emergency Fund.

Formally constituted organisations can apply for a maximum of £2,000.

Non-constituted organisations can apply for a maximum of £250.

To be eligible for funding, organisations must:

  • not have an existing contractual agreement in place with the Public Health department
  • be supporting the response to COVID-19
  • be known to the public health team through previous partnership working, be known to our Community Response Unit, or be known to the network of District Forums that support the work of the Community Response Unit
  • provide a minimum level of detail, including geographic area covered, contact details for lead individual, and bank details for transfer of funding.

To make an application to the COVID-19 Emergency Fund, simply download and complete the application form attached to this page. You can email with your completed form.

Applications are reviewed on a regular basis. No date has been set for closing the fund, but it is recommended that organisations submit their application as soon as possible.

If you have any questions about the COVID-19 Emergency Fund or the application process, email

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