New in funding

New in funding

Published : 31/03/20 | Categories: Funding |

The Leathersellers’ Company

This is a fast track application process for small one-off grants. It could be particularly useful for funding small projects or to cover unexpected costs. The value of the grant awarded could be up to a maximum of £3,000.

In the light of the unprecedented challenges that now face small charities providing vital services to the most vulnerable members of our community, our small grants programme invite applications from UK registered charities which are currently supporting:

  • the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless
  • provision of food and essential supplies
  • victims of domestic violence
  • nursing care to vulnerable patients

Find out more at


CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Charities Aid Foundation has launched this rapid response Fund to help smaller charitable organisations affected by the impact of Covid-19. Grants of up to £10,000 will help them to continue to deliver much needed support to our communities across the UK.

This is intended as a rapid response fund, and they aim to make payments to selected organisations within 14 days of application.

Criteria and guidance are available at


The Yapp Charitable Trust Grants

Grants are available for running costs and salaries to small registered charities in England and Wales to help sustain their existing work. Small charities tackling the impact of Covid-19 can apply for our funding towards their ongoing core costs.

Find out more at


Cwm Taf Morgannwg Integrated Care Fund – Third Sector Grants to support work relating to Covid-19

Grants of up to £500 are available for any new or existing formal/informal community group or organisation operating in Merthyr Tydfil / RCT

Apply now by contacting Sharon Richards:

Telephone : 01685 353932
Email : 

You will need to describe what you intend to do, and what you need the grant for. Please note that grants will be offered on a first come,  first to receive basis.


Wales Coronavirus Resilience Fund

This fund has been established to assist groups and organisations providing services and support to individuals and families, whether singly or collectively, affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Grants will only be made to groups and organisations that can evidence that they are working safely and adhering to government guidance regarding the virus.

Find out more at


Clocaenog Community Fund – Covid-19 Response Grant

The Covid-19 Response Grant will provide funding opportunities from £100 to £5000 for groups providing support on the frontline.

For more information and an application form please contact / / 01492 523856


Covid-19: Supporting Community Action Ceredigion

The Caring Communities Fast Track Fund will support new projects in Ceredigion that build community capacity and resilience to support communities to respond to the Covid-19 outbreak. The Scheme will consider funding 100% of project costs up to £250.

The application form is to be completed with the support of a Community Connector or a CAVO Team member. Applications and supporting documentation to be submitted to Any supporting documents must be received before applications can be processed. CAVO will process applications within 2 weeks of receipt.

The Sylvia Adams Charitable Trust

Up to £5,000 is available to small and medium sized charities working to improve the life chances for some of the most disadvantaged children in England and Wales.

Funding is available to:

  • Charities registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales whose last audited accounts show an income of less than £750,000


  • Charities that can demonstrate the likelihood of increased demand for their services and/or can demonstrate a loss of anticipated income attributable to the current coronavirus pandemic

Applications can be submitted between 16 March and 28 April 2020, with grants for successful applicants being as soon as possible after the closing date.

Find out more at


Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

Grants are available for charities working in the areas of the arts, children and young people, the environment, food or social change.

The current funding priorities are due to change in May 2020, with organisations hoping to apply under the current ones able to do so until April 2020. They offer three types of support: grants, social investments and Grants Plus. There is separate guidance for social investments, their young people leaving care funding stream, and mergers on their website.

The full list of current priorities as well as guidance for organisations wishing to apply can be found at


Pink Ribbon Foundation

Up to £5,000 is available for charities working in the field of breast cancer.

The Pink Ribbon Foundation’s mission is to help breast cancer charities help their clients recover from their cancer and then live longer, healthier, happier lives. Through its grant making the Pink Ribbon Foundation funds practical projects and initiatives, which aim to help registered charities to deliver good physical and mental health to individuals with, and recovering from breast cancer.

Grant applications must be hard copy and must reach the Pink Ribbon Foundation by Friday 29 May 2020.

Full guidance and further information are available at

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