Doncaster VCFS Fund

The Fund are particularly interested in supporting activities which:
● help vulnerable people during Covid-19 with basic needs;
● address social and health inequalities;
● help alleviate service pressures;
● strengthen existing community services and support;
● help people remain safe when providing community services;
● build capacity within local communities to grow and sustain provision;
● support to access digital;
● provide all age wellbeing support including opening access to arts, local culture and heritage activities;
● offer BAME community support;
● deliver education and training for VCFS groups;
● supports carers;
● deliver unconscious bias and equality and diversity training;
● develop resources for BAME communities (culturally sensitive information and key messages to be used widely by partners);
● link communities together to celebrate diversity and encourage community cohesion; and
● activities which raise awareness around mental health within the community.

There are two strands:

Micro Grant (up to £750):
Due to successful projects illustrating positive change that can happen with a small pocket of money, moving forward we are offering organisations the opportunity for organisations to apply individually or work together and connect their funding to make a larger impact on positive community change.
It is intended to make this application process simple and responsive through an outline of proposals or presentation to the grants panel. During this process applicants must however confirm that the grant will be spent on activities/equipment aligned with objectives in the funding scope. Successful applicants must also evidence their impact via customer stories, case studies or presentations.

General Grant (between £751 – £5000):
Again we would like to encourage partnership working so two organisations working with allocated general-grants could access a maximum of £10,000 to achieve their goals. To ensure that many organisations could benefit from this opportunity only two organisations can partner together.  PLEASE NOTE: this grant ends on 13 October 2021.

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