Funding to Support People Most Adversely Affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic (London)

The Mayor of London has announced a new £1million Community Grants Fund to help communities recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Charities and voluntary organisations with an annual turnover of £200,000 or less can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to support community-led activities and projects that help those most adversely affected by the pandemic, including older and disabled people, Black and Asian communities, and those living on lower incomes.

The funding pot for this round is £350,000 and is made up of micro and small grants:

  • Microgrants of £1,000
  • Microgrants of £1,001 to £5,000
  • Small Grants of £5,001 to £10,000. 

The funding could be used for a range of project types such as celebrations and festivals, food growing initiatives, story-telling and cultural activity, intergenerational projects, working with children and young people, or projects supporting mental health needs.

The closing date for applications is the 14th February 2022.

The Office of the Mayor of London will be hosting two webinars on 11 January (2-3.30pm) and 18 January (10-11:30am), 2022. Please email bscgrants@rocketsciencelab.co.uk to register a place. 

Useful Links:

Application Guidance

Frequently Asked Questions

https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/communities/apply-building-strong-communities-fund