The National Lottery Community Fund is focusing on COVID-19 support funding, including distributing the £200 million Coronavirus Community Support Fund: 

  • COVID-19 Funding under £10,000: £300 – £10,000 grants to support people and communities affected by COVID-19 and organisations overcome acute financial difficulties.
  • COVID-19 Funding over £10,000: Grants of £10,000 – £100,000 for up to six months of expenditure to support people affected by COVID-19 or to fund organisations that are affected.
  • Local Connections Fund: (Deadline: 26 January 2021) Grants of £300 to £2,500 to help small local charities and grassroots groups in England to reduce loneliness. Projects completed by 31 March 2021.
  • Some pre-existing funding remains open, but TNL warns that applications may be delayed.

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