This funding is to support and enhance Warwickshire’s community engagement with the national test and trace programme, and the prevention messages in relation to reducing the risks of transmission of COVID-19.
Priority population groups have been identified and are set out below. Work in any of the geographical areas of the county will be considered.
We are pleased to announce that a new grant fund is now open to bids from WALC members.
The fund is limited to 20% of a project cost, and a maximum value of £8,000.
We are not limiting the nature of the projects - they must simply deliver something that will be of value to the local community.
Local authorities, parish councils, charities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for extra financial support to help their communities over the festive period, as WPD extends its ‘In This Together - Community Matters Fund’.
Rugby Borough Council has some funding available to support community groups develop their plans for future working with their communities, in response to issues that have arisen during the Covid-19 pandemic. They are looking to support projects which:
"Force For Change" is a new programme from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, awarding grants up to £20,000 to projects supporting Armed Forces communities to become less isolated and engage more in their local area as these address the needs that have arisen as a result of Covid-19.
The Centre for Progressive Policy thinktank predicts that Stratford-on-Avon District will face the fourth biggest economic hit of all local authority areas in the UK from coronavirus. As a result unemployment will be a significant problem within the District.
In response WCAVA would like to help charities, voluntary and community groups work up and apply for funding of between £5K and £20 K to help unemployed people back into employment, education or training.
The Arts Fund has announced new Respond and Reimagine Grants to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to immediate challenges connected to the COVID-19 crisis, and offer support to adapt and reimagine ways of working for the future.
The Janet & Bryan Moore Charitable Trust has been established to support projects which unite local communities within the counties of Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire.
To be eligible for a potential grant please complete the 'Application Form' setting out the details of your project and why you think supporting your project will result in uniting your local community.
The Government has launched a major effort to tackle loneliness during the coronavirus outbreak and period of social distancing. The plan will aim to ensure that, for people of all ages and backgrounds, staying at home does not need to lead to loneliness.
The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has launched a £5 million Fund to help smaller charitable organisations affected by the impact of Covid-19. The funding aims to help them to continue to deliver much needed support to communities across the UK.
Salix are accepting applications from Parish, Town and Community Councils at any time and have interest-free funding available. For street lighting projects Salix have project compliance criteria that projects must be repaid to Salix in a maximum 5 years and a maximum cost of £191 per tonne of carbon dioxide saved.
Severn Trent are going to be giving away £10million over the next five years to support local projects, charities and community groups in the Severn Trent region.
Their customers have helped them to create and shape their new community fund.
Warwick District Council operates a Rural/Urban Initiatives Scheme which gives grants (£1,000 - £30,000) to locally led and run, not-for-profit, community organisations towards capital projects which make use of volunteer labour within the Warwick District area. Capital is defined as 'funds used by an organisation to purchase or upgrade physical assets such as property or equipment'.