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Our Surrey Community Fund will award grants for a range of projects which support priority and emerging needs across Surrey.

Our Surrey Community Fund will award grants for a range of projects which support priority and emerging needs across Surrey.

In 2020 we delivered the Surrey Coronavirus Response Fund, generating income to provide emergency response grants to charitable organisations providing direct action to those impacted by the virus. Please note, we are no longer accepting applications into our Coronavirus Response Fund.

As we move into a period where restrictions are being gradually lifted there is a sense that life will start to move back towards normality. However, for many, the impact of the pandemic will continue for some considerable time to come.

From 2021 onwards we will be building our Surrey Community Fund. The Surrey Community Fund allows us, using our local knowledge and expertise, to get the funds to where the need is greatest quickly and efficiently.

We are currently developing an exciting new grants programme to assist charities and voluntary groups supporting local residents and communities to cope and find a long-term and sustainable pathway to recovery following the pandemic.

Our Grant-Making Priorities

Health & Wellbeing

 

We know that the pandemic will have a long-term impact on physical and mental health, much of which is yet to be fully understood. We will support projects which advance people’s physical and mental health, wellbeing and safety.

Opportunities for education and training

 

School and university closures have left young people fearing for their education and future career opportunities. We will make grants to improve life skills, education, employability and enterprise.

Promoting Inclusion & overcoming disadvantage

 

The pandemic has caused an increase in job losses, homelessness, poverty and social exclusion. We will support initiatives which reduce disadvantage and isolation and increase access to local services for support.

Empowering communities

Through the pandemic the voluntary sector has demonstrated their vital role in supporting the community from providing befriending support to foodbanks. We will make grants to strengthen community cohesion and build social capacity.
Details coming soon of how you can apply for a grant from our Surrey Community Fund. Thank you for your patience at this time.

With your help, we can continue to get funding to where it is most needed, empower local communities to cope and recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, and Together We Can Give Surrey Hope.

You can donate securely online via our Virgin Money Giving page.

Alternatively, you can donate via bank transfer or cheque using the details below.

How to give


This is a long-term fund that people can either donate to now, or leave a legacy to in the future. Donations can be made at any level, either as one-off donations or spread over a period of time. They can be donated as gifts of cash, legacies, shares, property or land.

You can donate directly into our Surrey Community Fund using these details:

Sort Code                    40-51-62

Account no.                 57964918

Account Name            Community Foundation for Surrey

Reference:                   Hidden6

Or simply send a cheque payable to the Surrey Community Fund to:

Community Foundation for Surrey

Suite 3, First Floor, Cleary Court

169 Church Street East

Woking

GU21 6HJ

Don’t forget Gift Aid! Using Gift Aid means that for every pound you give, the Surrey Community Fund will receive an extra 25p from HM Revenue & Customs, helping your donation go further.

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