Response Fund

The Surrey Coronavirus Response Fund brings together those wishing to give with those providing positive solutions in our local communities.

The Community Foundation for Surrey has been doing this for 15 years; the Response Fund is our newest campaign to help meet the increased demand on local charities and voluntary organisations that are assisting Surrey’s most vulnerable people right now.

Case Studies

A big thank you to our Donors and Partners

Response Fund grants awarded by Borough

Latest News and Media

Children and Young People’s Mental Health Webinar

Our Children and Young People's Mental Health Webinar is now available to watch online. Click here for how to access it! READ MORE

Over £332,000 awarded across Surrey in the latest Coronavirus Response Fund grants

A further 52 local charities and community groups have benefited from our Coronavirus Response Funding from the latest grant awards, announcing our £1 million milestone of monies awarded out from the fund to date. Read more here! READ MORE

Domestic Abuse Webinar

For most of us lockdown has been a challenging time, but mainly one of safety – for victims of domestic abuse, it’s been a time of grave danger. Thank you for joining our Domestic Abuse Webinar, bringing together local people and voluntary sector experts to address pressing issues such as this, that have for too long, been hidden. READ MORE

Data and Insights

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

Food and essentials

During April 2020, the Trussell Trust has reported an 89% increase in need for food banks compared to the same period last year. Read how we have been supporting local organisations experiencing this increased demand. READ MORE

Isolated older people

Research shows that loneliness is associated with poorer physical and mental health and lower wellbeing amongst older people. Here in Surrey we have some of the highest levels in the country of lone-person households aged 65+. READ MORE



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