Comic Relief Community Fund (England): Project Delivery Grants

Grants available for: community-led not for profit organisations in England
Size of grants given: up to £4,000
Deadlines: No deadlines

Aims of Fund

To support community-led organisations to deliver change by drawing on the ‘lived experiences’ of people who have experienced the issues being tackled.

Who can apply

Grassroots, community-led not-for-profit organisations in England. Must have an annual income of £250,000 or below. Will accept applications from:

  • Constituted voluntary and community groups (unincorporated associations)
  • Charities
  • Social enterprises
  • Community Interest Companies

How much and what can you apply for

Grants of up to £4,000 to deliver projects that address one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes:

  • Children Survive and Thrive
  • Fighting for Gender Justice
  • A Safe Place to Be
  • Mental Health Matters

Projects must work directly with beneficiaries, and the organisation must draw on the ‘lived experiences’ of people experiencing the issues being tackled. Grants can be used for a wide variety of costs, including but not limited to:

  • Venue hire
  • Activity running costs
  • Paying coordinators or staff to manage services or lead activities
  • Employing outreach support workers
  • Improving facilities
  • Volunteer expenses
  • Materials and equipment needed for the project
  • Core organisational running costs (but not solely)

How to apply

Apply online, starting with taking a quiz to check your group is eligible to apply.
You can find an example application form and guidance notes on the fund’s website.

Deadlines for application

This is a rolling programme and applications will be accepted at any time. Groups will get a decision in 16 weeks from the time of application.

Contact details
0121 237 5800


Page updated 21/01/2020 RL

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