Brighton & Hove City Council Communities Fund: Engagement Fund
Grants available for: BAME community and voluntary groups in Brighton & Hove with annual income under £20,000
Size of grants given: Up to £2000
Next deadline: TBC, likely 2021
Aims of Fund
Due to the Covid-19 crisis, this funding is currently only available to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community groups and voluntary organisations.
The Engagement Fund supports groups to engage and empower local people, communities or neighbourhoods in the city. All applications must address any one of these three key outcomes:
- Improving well-being
- Building cohesion
- Promoting fairness
Who can apply
Not-for-profit organisations based in Brighton & Hove, with an annual income of under £20,000. Groups should be BAME led and/or have a predominantly BAME membership.
Groups should have a written constitution and a bank account with two signatories.
Groups that do not have a written constitution or bank account can apply through an ‘umbrella’ organisation. The umbrella organisations are:
- Resource Centre
if you would like us to help with your application, please contact us as soon as possible
- Community Works
- Hangleton & Knoll Project
- Trust for Developing Communities
- LGBT Switchboard
How much and what can you apply for
Up to £2,000 for the costs of running activities (project costs) or the general costs of keeping your organisation going (core costs).
How to apply
To see the questions that will be asked, and read essential guidance for this particular round of funding, download the template form first.
You will need to provide a clear description of the aims of your organisation, the work you need funding for, and a 12 month budget for your whole organisation.
Deadlines for application
TBC, likely 2021
Contact detailsCommunities and Equality & Third Sector Team
Updated 16/09/20 MS