County Durham Community Foundation COVID-19 Fund

Delivered by County Durham Community Fund

The COVID-19 Fund has been set up to support community groups and organisations through this period of uncertainty. 

Up to £5,000 is available to support the following:

  • Organisations that are supporting older people and other vulnerable groups affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
  • Additional costs of working remotely and adapting services delivered in the wider community including volunteer costs
  • Activities to support community coordinated resources
  • Initiatives working to combat poverty (e.g. initiatives to tackle food poverty or ‘holiday’ hunger etc.)
  • Advisory services that complement those being put in place by statutory authorities such a directing people to local services or listening on the phone and giving emotional support.
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