Grants of up to £50,000 are available for small and local charities that are working to help people overcome complex social issues so that they can recover beyond the immediate COVID-19 crisis.
The funding is aimed at small and medium sized charities that are helping people overcome complex social issues such as dependency, homelessness and domestic abuse.
The Fund will provide 140 charities with a two-year unrestricted grant alongside the support of a Development Partner to help identify and act on any organisational challenges they are facing.
To ensure this funding is distributed equitably, a minimum of 25% of the grants will be awarded to charities led by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.
The funding is available to registered charities that have a track record of working to help people aged 17 years and older to overcome the following issues:
- Addiction and dependency
- Asylum seekers and refugees
- Domestic abuse
- Care leavers
- Homeless and vulnerably housed
- Learning disabilities
- Sexual abuse and exploitation
- Offending, prison or community service
- Mental health
- Trafficking and modern slavery
- Young parents