Bedfordshire Coronavirus Emergency Fund


This fund is now closed, updates will follow.

We are pleased to announce that further funding is available from the National Emergencies Trust which includes funds awarded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) for this phase.

Funds are available to support vital community projects as they continue to respond to exceptional challenges over the coming months. For those charitable groups well placed to take action, this additional funding aims to help them in their ongoing steps to provide essential support to the most vulnerable members of our community during this public health crisis.

Grants between £1,000 – £10,000 are available

The funding programme aims to award grants to organisations that are directly supporting vulnerable people experiencing hardship, as a result of the crisis. Funding will also support key organisations to adapt their operations, services and working practices.

The closing date for applications is Friday 4th September 2020 (Midday). 

Important: All funds must be full spent by 31 March 2021.

We expect significant demands on this funding programme and we will not be able to fund all requests, therefore we ask that you only apply for what you know you need.

Please note: Your organisation must evidence that you are working safely and adhering to government guidelines on COVID-19 virus.

For further information please email the Grants Team: [email protected]