Applications open for grants for groups in Adur helping those most affected by COVID-19

Released: Friday, 11 December 2020

Community groups and charities supporting people disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for vital support from Adur District Council.

The application process for the 2020/21 Adur Community Grant is now open, providing grants of up to £5,000 for organisations making a positive difference in the area.

For this round of grants the Council has decided to prioritise groups supporting those most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including Black, Asian and minority ethnic people, women and disabled people.

Projects seeking to address inequalities in the district will also be given priority.

The deadline for applications is 11:59pm on 6th January 2021.

Groups can apply to the fund online at:

Cllr Kevin Boram, the Council's Executive Member for Health & Wellbeing, said:

“The work of Adur community groups and volunteers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has been inspiring.

“As part of our efforts to support Adur's recovery from the pandemic, we want to support those groups which help communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

"I hope as many community groups as possible take this opportunity to further their important work in the community.”

Groups with further questions can email communities@adur-worthing.gov.uk

(PR20-168)

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Page last updated: 18 January 2021