Coronavirus Recovery and Stabilisation

This grant programme is currently closed to applications.

Opening Date:
19th June 2020
Closing Date:
24th November 2020 , 11:00 am
Maximum grant awarded:
£10,000 (£20,000 for partnership applications)

Due to high demand we are unfortunately pausing this grants programme until the early New Year.

1. About the Coronavirus Recovery & Stabilisation programme
This grant programme aims to support local charitable organisations whose work has been significantly affected by the coronavirus outbreak and lockdown restrictions, so they can continue to deliver services that improve the lives of local people.

To be eligible to apply, the work of your organisation must be addressing specific needs and disadvantages within communities living in the West of England. This programme is supporting organisations whose purpose is at least one of the following:

Please note: Our Express Grants Programme is open to applications for activities directly responding to coronavirus and supporting people and communities that are disproportionately affected.

2. What you can apply for
You can apply for a grant towards core costs and project costs for activities that will help your organisation stabilise and/or recover from a period of lockdown restrictions and responding to the crisis. For instance, you can apply for a grant towards help with:

The costs included in your application should be costs that cannot be supported from existing funds and must only cover a period up to 12 months.

3. Who can apply
This programme is for voluntary and community groups with charitable aims, registered charities, Community Interest Companies, town and parish councils. Applicants must be based and working in Bristol, Bath & North-East Somerset, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire. Please see our guidelines for more information on who can apply.

Please note that it can take up to 8 weeks for a decision to be made on applications for this programme.

Please download and read the guidelines below before applying for a grant.