Cheshire Community Foundation – activities that help vulnerable people self-isolating, provide funding to coordinate community response and support volunteers, and increase capacity for organisations providing emergency support, such as foodbanks or benefits advice.
Community Chest Fund – Runcorn, exceptionally keen for the fund to support projects and initiatives to tackle any emerging challenges the virus is creating.
Cumbria Community Foundation – funding to charitable projects supporting people affected by the virus, helping to keep them safe and supported in their homes and reducing pressure on the NHS.
Forever Manchester – grass-root community groups responding to the impact of Covid-19 by helping those most affected. Up to £1,000.
LCRCares COVID-19 Community Support Fund – The Community Foundation for Merseyside will be managing all donations received on behalf of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and the Mayor for the most vulnerable people affected by the coronavirus.
Salford CVS – VCSE organisations – up to £500 to help address immediate need. Provision of food and household items to vulnerable groups, phone-based and other practical support to vulnerable groups/self-isolated households, emotional wellbeing and mental health support to those in need.