Grants for groups

NameSomerset Coronavirus Rapid Response Fund
Aim: To help local groups respond to the coronavirus outbreak over the winter.
Area: Somerset
Size: £250-£2,500
Next deadline: Rolling (decisions within one month of receipt of application)
Status: Open
 
NameSomerset Coronavirus Recovery Fund for smaller groups
Aim: To help local groups with a turnover up to £250,000 recover from financial difficulty or build a more resilient organisation for the future.
Area: Somerset
Size: up to £5,000
Next deadline: 11 December 
Status: Open
 
NameSomerset Coronavirus Recovery Fund for larger groups
Aim: To help local groups with a turnover over £250,000 recover from financial difficulty or build a more resilient organisation for the future.
Area: Somerset
Size: up to £20,000 (blended loan and grant)
Next deadline: 11 December 
Status: Open
 
NameWessex Water Recovery Fund
Aim: For projects strengthening our communities following the coronavirus outbreak.
Area: Somerset
Size: up to £2,500
Next deadline: 4 December 2020
StatusOpen
 
NameSomerset Crimebeat Trust
Aim: The High Sheriff’s charity. Grants that give young people the opportunity to help combat crime and the cause of crime in their communities
Area: Somerset
Size: £250-£1,500
Next deadline: 19 February 2021
Status: Open
 
NameOake Sunshine Fund
Aim: Community grants from a local solar farm development
Area: Oake Parish (Taunton Deane)
Size: £250-£2,000
Next deadline: 19 April 2021
Status: Open
 
Name: Mendip Hills Fund
Aim: A community fund set up to conserve and enhance the environment, communities and economy of the Mendip Hills.  Grants are for projects that benefit communities and the environment of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB) and the area defined by the Mendip Hills National Character Area (NCA 141)
Area: Mendip Hills National Character Area
Size: tbc
Next deadline: tbc
Status: Anticipated opening date autumn 2021
 
Name: The Somerset Fund
Aim: Created to offer a simpler and more effective way for businesses to give locally. Grants for smaller, local voluntary groups and charities, for projects or services that will benefit their community
Area: Somerset
Size: up to £2,500
Next deadline: tbc
Status: Closed

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