Sanctuary Housing Covid-19 Fund

Grants available for: projects that will make a positive difference to the lives of Sanctuary Housing residents in communities impacted by Covid-19.
Size of grants given: Unspecified
No deadlines.

Aims of Fund

To provide support for Sanctuary Housing residents and the local groups supporting them through the Covid-19 crisis.

Who can apply

Charities, community groups, residents associations, voluntary organisations, schools and other groups running initiatives in response to Covid-19 may apply.

Organisations must be working in the interest of Sanctuary Housing residents.

How much and what can you apply for

Funding is being prioritised for initiatives responding directly to the impact of Covid-19 on Sanctuary residents and wider communities, helping with challenges including (but not limited to):

•    Job losses
•    Mental health
•    Money management
•    Health and wellbeing
•    Social isolation

Funding can also directly support community groups who need to change the way they engage with and offer support to Sanctuary residents due to the pandemic. Examples include:

•    Moving services online and telephone based
•    Distributing activity or food packs for vulnerable families not able to access usual sessions and groups
•    Setting up a community hub to connect residents to local support services
•    Purchasing extra household cleaning products to allow support services to remain operational and safe for the public to attend
•    Support with setting up a household and medication delivery service

How to apply

Contact Joe Leighton in the Community Investment Team to discuss your project proposal on:

community@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

01905 335 163

Deadlines for application

No deadlines.

Contact details

01905 335 163
community@sanctuary-housing.co.uk
www.sanctuary-housing.co.uk/community-investment-fund

Last updated: 2/11/21 DA

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