The Volant Trust accepts applications from charities in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Applications for medical equipment and the production or distribution of PPE will also be considered.
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Funding for research, campaigning and policy work to improve living standards and personal finances for people on low to middle incomes in the UK.
The Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) is an independent charitable trust overseen by Impetus, in partnership with the Early Intervention Foundation and Social Investment Business. It funds, supports and evaluates programmes and community partnerships to build an evidence base of what works to prevent children and young people becoming involved in violence.
GMCVO’s Emergency Investment fund is aimed at Social Enterprises, Charities and Community Businesses who are in urgent need of capital caused by Covid-19. This Emergency Investment Fund helps organisations by providing loans ranging from £50,000 to £250,000. There is a repayment and interest free period of up to 2 years at the start of the investment and then a 3 year repayment period.
Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity (CoDE) at the University of Manchester has launched a survey to help understand the realities facing ethnic and religious minorities during the Covid-19 pandemic. It will be the first and largest of its kind in Britain and it has the potential to inspire change in society - not just during pandemic-era Britain, but beyond.
The Runnymede Trust in collaboration with the University of Manchester have just released a new report addressing the possible causes of Covid-19 ethnic disparity. The report finds that the greater risks facing racially diverse groups are not genetic, but instead are likely the result of pre-existing social and economic inequalities.
This programme has helped more than 2,000 people to start up, build and scale social enterprises, charities, community projects and impact-led organisations.
The programme could support you with:
Social investment is the use of different forms of finance to help community groups, charities and social enterprises (including new organisations) achieve a social purpose.
The Hedley Foundation award grants to those charities that are able to demonstrate quantifiable outcomes to beneficiaries. Typically, grants of up to £5,000 are regularly made and occasional larger sums are given to charities where high impact can be achieved. Similarly, smaller charities often benefit from smaller grants of £250 upwards.
You should meet the following criteria: