Coronavirus

Response Fund

Please note, we are no longer accepting applications into our Coronavirus Response Fund.

We have 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.

We have built our Surrey Community Fund which allows us, using our local knowledge and expertise, to get the funds to where the need is greatest quickly and efficiently.

Case Studies

A big thank you to our Donors and Partners

Response Fund grants awarded by Borough

NEW REPORT

Surrey Coronavirus Response Fund

Our support for Surrey, delivered together

 

Our new report celebrates the resilience of Surrey’s voluntary sector and its generous local residents, businesses, councils and partners that have come together and enabled over

£2.7 million of vital funding to be distributed to those working on the frontlines during months of challenges and uncertainty.

Read more about our report here!

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.

We have built our Surrey Community Fund which allows us, using our local knowledge and expertise, to get the funds to where the need is greatest quickly and efficiently.

Latest News and Events

Surrey Coronavirus Response Fund Report

Our NEW report shares the outcomes of the £2.7M of financial aid we delivered together across Surrey in response to the critical need arising as a direct result of the pandemic. READ MORE

Homelessness Webinar

Homelessness is a complex issue that can affect anyone - it is prevalent here in Surrey. Across the county, charities and partners are working together to ensure local people can access and retain safe and affordable accommodation. Find out what we heard at our recent Homelessness webinar. READ MORE

THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR SURREY AWARDS OVER £87,000 TO DOMESTIC ABUSE CHARITIES

We have just awarded over £87,000 to Surrey Domestic Abuse Partnership, a formal partnership of four independent charities, that have come together to support survivors of domestic abuse across our county. READ MORE

Data and Insights

Reduced Income

Many organisations have seen significant proportions of their traditional funding streams cancelled during the pandemic and many are experiencing huge un-forecasted and unplanned losses of income. READ MORE

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Increased Demand for Services

The National Emergencies Trust reported that one in six UK adults have sought charitable help in recent months as a direct result of the pandemic. For 70% of them it was the first time they had ever sought support from the sector. This is anticipated to continue. READ MORE

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Domestic abuse

The National Domestic Abuse helpline saw a 25% increase in calls and online requests for help in the first couple of weeks after lockdown, according to the charity, Refuge. Find out how we are supporting charities with this increased demand. READ MORE

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