Community grants and funding

This page has information about grants and funding being made available to help voluntary and community organisations working to support people in Rutland through the COVID-19 pandemic.

This includes charities and social enterprises.

The Rutland Community Wellbeing Service also have information about grants.

Community Champions

Persimmon’s Community Champions initiative has run since 2015 and gives away £64,000 every month in single donations up to the value of £1,000. 

Persimmon has decided that from April 2020 all funding will go directly to groups supporting the over 70s.

Find out more information and apply on their website

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation – The Coronavirus Support Fund

This fund is open to constituted charitable and community organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland working with local people facing the most hardship in the pandemic.

Grants of between £500 and £2,500 are available.

Find more information and how to apply on the LLRCF website

National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund is to commit up to £300m over the next six months to helping charities tackling the coronavirus crisis.

Find more information and how to apply on the NLCF website

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