Black and minoritised led-by and for women’s sector, who have been disproportionately impacted by Covid-19, can apply for core grants to deliver critical services at this time. In this first round, eligible organisations can apply for a £5,000 grant to help them support Black & minoritised women and girls, dealing with the impact of COVID-19. Details are here.
The second round opening in September will be for £10,000 grants.
They are really keen to fund small organisations that have limited access to funds and without funding of core costs may consider reducing services or closing.
To be eligible for funding:
You will already be doing great work to support local women and girls or recently started to assist communities impacted by COVID-19.
You should have a track record of being well run and have a good understanding of the needs of women and girls.
You should be ready and able to deliver services. Be a Black and minoritised led-by-for women’s organisation, which is at least 75% of your senior team and/or trustees are women from Black and minoritised backgrounds.
Have an annual turnover of less than £100,000 for £5,000 grants and less than £350,000 for £10,000 grants.
Directly deliver services to Black and minoritised women and girls.
Be an organisation impacted by COVID-19.
Have an organisational bank account, or have a registered charity able to be accountable/hold funds on your behalf, which requires two different/independent people to authorise payments or cheques.
Be delivering services in England
Be a charitable organisation or group with written governing document, i.e. constitutions or articles of associations
Before you apply, make sure you read the Application Guidance in full - this gives you all the information you need to make the most out of your application. APPLICATION GUIDANCE & APPLICATION FORM Applications for this first round close on 21 July 2021. You can download large font versions of the application guidance and application forms from the guidance pages. Applications for £10,000 grants will be available to apply to in September 2021, for
organisations with an income of less than £350,000.