Covid-19 grants

Many funders have now resumed their normal grants and deadlines, instead of offering Covid-19 emergency grants. See our “favourite funders” pages for details of these grants. This page lists remaining grants that are available specifically for support around the Covid-19 outbreak:

Grants for groups in Sussex/Brighton & Hove

  • Contain Outbreak Management Fund (Brighton & Hove City Council) (between £2,000 and £20,000 depending on annual income, for local BME, LGBTQ+, disability and women’s groups)
  • Sussex Crisis Fund (up to £10,000 for groups in Sussex supporting people most affected by Covid-19)
  • Food security projects in East Sussex (up to £5,000 for projects in East Sussex supporting food security for people impacted by Covid-19)
  • Southern 360 (up to £5,000 for groups benefiting Southern Housing Group residents)
  • Sanctuary Housing Covid-19 fund (funding available for projects helping Sanctuary Housing residents and their communities respond to the challenges of Covid-19)

Grants for sports groups

Grants for individuals

Might be useful to community groups wanting to access grants to individuals they are supporting:

Other grants

  • Awards for All are focusing only on projects supporting people through the COVID-19 emergency. You can apply for up to £10,000 for projects lasting 6 months.
  • National Lottery Reaching Communities fund has reopened and is supporting people and communities most adversely impacted by Covid-19. You can apply for £10,000 or over for projects up to 5 years.
  • National Lottery Heritage Grants are supporting heritage-related projects/groups to adapt and recover from the Covid-19 crisis, and to increase involvement of typically under-represented communities. You can apply for £3,000 – £10,000.

For other grants available, the following sites have compiled lists:

Updated: 26/7/2021 RL

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