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Funding organisations and appeals

There are many funding options available:

Funding portal

Lincolnshire County Council in partnership with East Lindsey, South Kesteven and West Lindsey District Councils, provide a free to use service to enable you to search for funding. The Funding Portal can be found at

Heritage emergency fund

To help respond to the immediate crisis and the impact of temporary closures of many heritage sites and loss of revenue, the National Lottery Heritage Fund launching a £50million Heritage Emergency Fund. Further information is available at

Coronavirus appeal

NET is working with a network of 46 community foundations across the UK. If you’re a local charity or group that would like to receive support from the appeal, you can contact the Lincolnshire Community Foundation at

Lincolnshire Community Foundation

Lincolnshire Community Foundation has launched an appeal that will form part of the Greater Lincolnshire Response and Recovery Fund. It will ensure support reaches local charities and community organisations quickly. Further information is available at

Small Charities Commission

The Small Charities Commission has collated the names and links to many different UK wide funders available at this time, all offering funding to deal with the impact of the Coronavirus. Visit the website for more details

CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund

CAF has launched this Fund to help smaller charitable organisations affected by the impact of Covid-19. Grants of up to £10,000 will help them to continue to deliver much needed support to our communities across the UK. Further information is available at  

Sport England Community Engagement Fund

The Community Emergency Fund aims to deliver immediate funding to those most in need. It's specifically targeted at organisations who have a role in supporting the nation to be active. Further information is available at