Covid-19 emergency grants for organisations, community groups and charities

Local funding opportunities

Cannock Chase AONB Sustainable Development Fund

The fund is designed to support the conservation and enhancement of Cannock chase AONB.

The fund can be used to establish a new project or to add value to existing projects.

If you have a project in mind, before applying for the fund please email Richard Harris at the AONB Unit or call him on 01785 278035.

Grants of £500 or under and over £500 up to £3000 are available

Heart of England Community Foundation

Heart of England Community Foundation and its donors have launched a Coronavirus Resilience Fund. Grants are available up to £3,000.

The foundation is opening the fund to constituted groups with an income below £250,000 who are providing, but not limited to the following services:

  • Food banks or social eating projects.
  • Delivery of emergency food/medicine parcels to those isolated due to the virus.
  • Street Pastors or those engaging in outreach activities.
  • Befriending services supporting the elderly or vulnerable through isolation.

Community Foundation for Staffordshire

The Community Foundation for Staffordshire will be awarding grants from the Covid-19 local appeal and the NET Coronavirus appeal to organisations supporting those communities that have been affected.

The aim of the fund is to support organisations with the immediate and unexpected costs the COVID-19 virus has created.

Staffordshire Community Foundation have a number of grants available on their website.

Coalfields trust- up to 10K for communities

Organisations that can address local needs during this difficult time can get grants up to £10,000.

Priority will be given to organisations that are delivering support services or have significantly adapted their services in order to respond to the current crisis and support vulnerable people.

The project must run for a minimum of two months.