Brighton & Hove City Council Communities Fund: Engagement Fund

Grants available for: community and voluntary groups in Brighton & Hove with annual income under £20,000
Size of grants given: Up to £2000
Next deadline: this fund is currently closed, due to the Covid-19 crisis

Aims of Fund

The Engagement Fund supports groups to engage and empower local people, communities or neighbourhoods in the city. All applications must address any one of these three key outcomes:

  • Improving well-being
  • Building cohesion
  • Promoting fairness

Who can apply

Not-for-profit organisations based in Brighton & Hove, with an annual income of under £20,000.

Organisations with an income up to £100,000 should apply to the Resilience Fund instead.

How much and what can you apply for

Up to £2,000 for the costs of running activities (project costs) or the general costs of keeping your organisation going (core costs).

The council also has a Resilience Fund, to which you can apply for up to £10,000.

How to apply

Complete the online form. It’s a good idea to read the guidance first.

You will need to provide a clear description of the aims of your organisation, the work  you need funding for, and a 12 month budget for your whole organisation.

Deadlines for application

Deadlines for the 2020/21 financial year have not yet been announced. They are expected to be in May 2020, July 2020 and October 2020.

Contact details

Jonathan Best
Communities and Equality & Third Sector Team
01273 291114

Updated 5/11/2019

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