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Comic Relief Community Fund

In Funding News by Siti

The Comic Relief Community Fund is offering grants to grassroots community organisations with an income of less than £250,000. There are two types of grants available to organisations whose work delivers on one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes:

• Children Survive & Thrive: projects that support children under the age of 5 to reach their potential and have the best start in life

• Fighting for Gender Justice: projects that improve equality for women, girls and the LBTQI+ community and initiatives that help people affected by domestic violence, abuse or exploitation due to their gender

• A Safe Place to Be: projects that support people who are rebuilding their lives because of homelessness or forced migration

• Mental Health Matters: projects that support good mental health in communities, improve access to support and tackle stigma and discrimination

Funding is available to help you develop your organisation through a Capacity Building Grant (up to £500) or to deliver projects through a Project Delivery Grant (up to £4,000).

Administration of the local funding is being managed by community charity, Groundwork, which specialises in transforming communities and the local environment for the better.

This is a rolling programme and applications can be made at any time.

Tel: 0121 237 5800                       Email: comicrelief@groundwork.org.uk