The NET Coronavirus Emergency Fund for Kirklees

One Community foundation

This fund is closing to applications on Friday 17th July 2020 – apply now

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 8th July 2020.


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