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 Here we set out some of the funding available for third sector organisations and charities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we set out some of the funding available for third sector organisations and charities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  
-The information is correct as of **4th April 2020**. However the situation is changing fast. We will endeavour to make sure all information is kept as up to date as possible.+The information was correct as of **23rd April 2020**. However the situation is changing fast. We will endeavour to make sure all information is kept as up to date as possible.
  
-There’s a list [[https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/coronavirus-charity-funding-announcements-ian-mclintock/|here]] of more than 90 sources of charity funding kindly put together by a chap called Ian McLintock.+Here is [[https://www.goodfinance.org.uk/latest/post/coronavirus-post/guide-navigating-funding-possibilities-during-covid-19|a useful guide]] on navigating government support and relationships with funders.
  
-Martin Steers of the [[https://communityradioawards.org.uk/|Community Radio Awards]] has been in conversation with the [[https://localgiving.org/|Local Giving]] donation platform. He’s arranged a 25% discount on the joining fee for any station joining in the next two months. So should be just over £70 reduced from £96 - [[https://localgiving.org/for-charities-and-community-groups/|link]]. +[[http://docs.commedia.org.uk/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=200330_oliver_dowden_to_chair_re_covid_and_charities_sectors.pdf|Letter]] from Secretary of State, Oliver Dowden CBE MP, to Julian Knight MP, Chair DCMS Select Committee on the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on the creative and charitable sectors.
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-Local Giving are also keen to encourage stations to set up fundraising campaigns around COVID-19 but do not mind if participating stations are focused on developing their own sustainability. +
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-Their COVID-19 fund can be found here: [[https://localgiving.org/campaign/covid-19/|https://localgiving.org/campaign/covid-19/]]. +
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-An added bonus is GiftAid. Even if you’re not a charity, it doesn’t matter, Local Giving can claim it and pass some of it back to you. +
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-Anyone interested should contact Martin at [[mailto>info@communityradioawards.org.uk|info@communityradioawards.org.uk]]+
  
 === Business Support === === Business Support ===
-There is an eligibility checklist for Government-funded business support for coronavirus [[https://chat.commedia.org.uk/uploads/short-url/nVf31vQZCfIPNIwgguqfqu5R2oa.pdf|here]] (PDF) (44.9 KB).+There is an eligibility checklist for Government-funded business support for coronavirus [[https://chat.commedia.org.uk/uploads/short-url/nVf31vQZCfIPNIwgguqfqu5R2oa.pdf|here]] (PDF44.9 KB).
  
 === National funding === === National funding ===
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 [[https://bigsocietycapital.com/|Find out more about Big Society Capital Funding]]. [[https://bigsocietycapital.com/|Find out more about Big Society Capital Funding]].
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 +== Local Giving == 
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 +Martin Steers of the [[https://communityradioawards.org.uk/|Community Radio Awards]] has been in conversation with the [[https://localgiving.org/|Local Giving]] donation platform. He’s arranged a 25% discount on the joining fee for any station joining in the next two months. So should be just over £70 reduced from £96 - [[https://localgiving.org/for-charities-and-community-groups/|link]].
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 +Local Giving are also keen to encourage stations to set up fundraising campaigns around COVID-19 but do not mind if participating stations are focused on developing their own sustainability.
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 +Their COVID-19 fund can be found here: [[https://localgiving.org/campaign/covid-19/|https://localgiving.org/campaign/covid-19/]].
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 +An added bonus is GiftAid. Even if you’re not a charity, it doesn’t matter, Local Giving can claim it and pass some of it back to you.
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 +Anyone interested should contact Martin at [[mailto>info@communityradioawards.org.uk|info@communityradioawards.org.uk]]
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 +== Audio Content Fund ==
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 +The coronavirus outbreak have been all-consuming for people in radio, working hard to keep stations on air and keep audiences informed about a rapidly changing situation. Because of this, the [[https://www.audiocontentfund.org.uk/|Audio Content Fund]] has decided to extend the **March 2020 Funding Round** so that it closes on **27 April** - [[https://www.audiocontentfund.org.uk/2020/03/02/our-timeline-for-2020/|link]].
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 +The Audio Content Fund has announced [[https://www.audiocontentfund.org.uk/2020/03/19/supporting-radio-audiences-during-the-coronavirus-crisis/|a special funding round]], for content that will support radio audiences during the coronavirus crisis.
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 +The fund, financed by the UK Government, has made a minimum of £200,000 of its budget available for ideas that will improve the quality of listeners’ lives during restrictions in place due to Covid-19.
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 == Free Crowdfunder fundraising == == Free Crowdfunder fundraising ==
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 A summary of how Scottish funders have responded can be found [[https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus|here]]. A summary of how Scottish funders have responded can be found [[https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus|here]].
  
-[[https://communityfoundationni.org/grants/coronavirus-community-fund/|Covid-19 community fund]] has been set up in Northern Ireland.+[[https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus/funding/for-organisations/third-sector-resilience-fund|The Third Sector Resilience Fund (TSRF)]] is a £20m emergency fund for charities, community groups, social enterprises and voluntary organisations working in Scotland.  
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 +[[https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/grants-and-funding-for-organisations/grant-programmes/|Foundation Scotland]] offers a diverse range of funding programmes for organisations working to benefit a range of communities across Scotland
  
 The [[https://www.gov.scot/news/helping-communities-affected-by-covid-19/|Scottish government has released £350m]] to allay the impact of the virus, including £20m to a third sector resilience fund. This is to help third sector organisations with immediate cash flow problems. The [[https://www.gov.scot/news/helping-communities-affected-by-covid-19/|Scottish government has released £350m]] to allay the impact of the virus, including £20m to a third sector resilience fund. This is to help third sector organisations with immediate cash flow problems.
  
 +A [[https://communityfoundationni.org/grants/coronavirus-community-fund/|Covid-19 community fund]] has been set up in Northern Ireland.
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 +**We will endeavour to keep these pages updated as and when guidance and information changes.**
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