Donate to or apply for a grant for organisations supporting our communities

Quartet Community Foundation have set up a grant programme to support local charitable groups and organisations that are helping people affected by the coronavirus outbreak. They will offer emergency funding to support the challenges faced within local communities, with a grant of up to £5,000.

Make a donation

You can make a donation online to the grant programme set up by Quartet Community Foundation

Apply for a grant for your organisation

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, your work in response to the coronavirus must support one or more of the following groups:

  • the elderly (aged 65 and over)
  • people with disabilities or underlying health conditions
  • homeless people
  • low-income families
  • refugees and asylum seekers
  • people experiencing food poverty

What you can apply for

The work that a grant will support has to directly relate to challenges emerging from the coronavirus outbreak. The following activities will be a priority:

  • direct and immediate practical support for vulnerable groups
  • volunteer capacity to organisations delivering support to the eligible groups (mentioned above)
  • providing the eligible groups with access to necessary resources
  • initiatives to reduce isolation and vulnerability

Running costs for organisations will be supported, including staff costs, volunteer expenses and transport costs. Small capital costs are also eligible, providing the capital items are directly linked to supporting the eligible groups.

Who can apply

This programme is for small voluntary and community groups with charitable aims. Applicants must be based and working in either:

  • Bristol
  • Bath and North-East Somerset
  • North Somerset
  • South Gloucestershire