Funding to Support LGBT+ Communities During COVID-19 Pandemic

Non-profit LGBT+ organisations across the UK are being invited to apply to a new fund, worth £350,000. Small Grants of up to £5,000 and Main Grants of between £5,001 and £15,000 are available.

The LGBT+ Futures Fund will support ongoing work, core costs and additional work which strengthens the position of LGBT+ organisations and their ability to respond to community needs arising during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The grants can be used for:

Delivering a range of wellbeing services and/or offering targeted specialist services.

Providing shelter and accommodation services to people experiencing homelessness.

Supporting organisations to adapt and respond to the pandemic.

Offering formal training and skills development and educational coaching.

Providing essential delivery services ensuring the practical needs of vulnerable individuals and families are met.

Providing specialist and general information, guidance and advice online or by telephone.

Supporting community and volunteer-led resilience and response coordination to the pandemic.

There is particular interest in projects supporting those LGBT+ people and communities that are underrepresented and/or subject to higher levels of marginalisation.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until all the funding is awarded.

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