The NET Coronavirus Emergency Fund for Kirklees

One Community foundation

One Community Foundation understands the impact that the Coronavirus will have upon communities. With this in mind, the Foundation and its donors have come together to provide a response to the growing emergency. They are keen to make sure that the organisations helping those most affected get the support that they need, so have launched a Coronavirus Emergency Fund in partnership with NET (National Emergencies Trust).

How much can you apply for?

  • £5,000 for charitable organisations
  • £10,000 for Hubs or Anchor organisations (including those supporting mutual aid groups).

Who can apply?

Voluntary and community organisations, including:

  • registered charities, including charitable incorporated organisations
  • constituted organisations and non-registered charities
  • community interest companies and community benefit societies
  • parish and town councils
  • Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs)
  • Churches and faith organisations

What can be funded?

Examples of activities that can be funded include:

  • Organisations that support the ongoing health and wellbeing needs of vulnerable people
  • Activities that relieve pressure on local services, particularly emergency or health and social care
  • Groups and activities that support vulnerable people who are self-isolating
  • Support for food banks and organisations working to combat hardship
  • Community response co-ordination
  • Organisations or informal groups that have been set up to respond to the crisis
  • Volunteer costs for new and existing organisations responding to the effects of the crisis
  • Additional costs of working remotely and adapting community services or activities
  • Emotional support, mental health and bereavement support

You can find the latest info and guidelines on the One Community website:

Coronavirus Emergency Fund

This page was last updated on 30th May 2020.


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