Please find below some funds available to help individuals during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 

Applications on-going

Buttle UK Chances for Children Grants

Grants of up to £2,000 to support vulnerable children and young people living in poverty and experiencing a crisis, to engage with education and learning and improve their social and emotional development.

All applications must come via a support worker.

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The Care Workers Charity

The Covid-19 Emergency Fund is open to those who are currently employed in the care sector (as stated above) who must take time off work due to Covid-19 for either illness or self-isolation.

The Crisis Grant Fund is open to those employed in the UK social care sector in a role that is involved in or supports the provision of adult, elderly or disability care. This includes those who work in residential social care, domiciliary/home care, supported living care, day care, and private care. It takes 1-3 weeks to assess an application. 

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Mad Covid - Hardship Solidarity Fund

Who can apply for the fund? Anyone living in the UK who has a mental health condition / illness or who experiences emotional distress.

How much can I apply for? Small pots of money up to £200 based on people’s individual circumstances.

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PBA Covid-19 Relief Fund

The PBA COVID-19 Relief Fund is designed to help support the licensed beauty professionals who have not been able to work or are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Help musicians

Help Musicians is launching a second phase of funding to provide financial support for those musicians who are left with nothing but Universal Credit, or who are struggling to survive on what little other support they receive.

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COVID-19 Hardship fund for freelance journalists

The Rory Peck Trust has created a dedicated fund to provide practical and financial support to active freelance news journalists whose work and livelihoods have been directly affected by COVID-19.

Successful applicants will receive a single grant of between £200-£500 to contribute to subsistence (home/food) costs for them and their dependents.

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City Covid-19 Emergency Fund for students

City understands the impact that the Coronavirus outbreak maybe having on our students and have set up the City Emergency Fund for students affected by the Coronavirus.

If you are struggling financially or facing hardship as a result of the current situation related to Covid-19 you may be able to access a £200 grant from the City Covid-19 Emergency Fund.

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The Turn2us Covid-19 Crisis Fund

The Covid-19 Crisis Fund has been set up to support people who have lost their income as a result of the coronavirus (Covid19) and to meet their immediate basic household expenses.

More information here

This page was last updated on 03 August 2020