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Isle of Anglesey County Council


Y Gymdeithas: Covid-19 Community Response Fund


The second round of grant applications opens Thursday, April 23 for a period of four weeks.

Closing date May 21, 2020

The Covid-19 Community Response Fund has been created to support vital community projects as they respond to exceptional challenges over the coming months

Funding has been prioritised by Y Gymdeithas and is in place for those charitable groups well placed to act. This additional funding aims to help them to take steps to provide the much-needed care and support for Anglesey residents during this difficult time.

Individuals cannot apply for funding, and the fund cannot be used to support personal needs on an individual basis.  We cannot accept applications from businesses. 

Total available grant remaining - £94,000

Maximum grant amount per organisation – up to £25,000

Aims of grant

  • To reduce poverty associated with Covid-19 through various support interventions
  • To provide support regarding health needs, such as maintaining wellbeing, medication support
  • To ensure the residents of Anglesey are provided with intense support during the Covid-19 pandemic

What activity can be supported?

Examples of activity that may be funded:

  • Supply of food / other items to ensure the continuation / expansion of services to meet the needs of vulnerable people
  • Recruitment and support of volunteers to provide additional capacity
  • Costs relating to the development of a new site or community hub where people can more easily access community support and services
  • Transport costs to enable outreach services, or help people provide local transport
  • Befriending support for people in isolation
  • Equipment and other measures to enable community support to be delivered safely

Closing date May 21, 2020

The form must be returned to the address shown below.

Email: nedmichael@ynysmon.gov.uk

Isle of Anglesey County Council
County Offices
Llangefni
Anglesey
LL77 7TW