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Are you seeking emergency funding as a result of the coronavirus?

Then look no further than Heart of Bucks’ directory of funds and local resources.


To see if you’re eligible for funding from our Bucks Coronavirus Response Appeal or the NET Coronavirus Appeal, click here.

We also have a loans programme which offers loans between £1,000 and £25,000 to not-for-profit organisations working in Buckinghamshire.

We’ve detailed a selection of other funders below. If you are unable to find the funding you’re looking for, or want to see a list of every fund the UK has to offer, you can register for free to search Charity Excellence Framework’s comprehensive COVID-19 Funder Database.


Funding & Support for Individuals

For information and support, visit Buckinghamshire Council.


Funding & Support for Charities, Voluntary Groups and Community Groups

Preview Charity Excellence Framework’s full list of UK-wide funders here.

For information and support, visit:

Community Impact Bucks for volunteers and advice on writing funding bids

The Clare Foundation for strategic guidance and funding information

Leap for physical activity and community sports organisations

Action4Youth for those working with young people


CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund (Charities Aid Foundation)

The Charity Survival Fund (The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust)

Coronavirus Community Support Fund (The National Lottery Community Fund)

Covid-19 Emergency Heritage at Risk Response Fund (Historic England)

Covid-19 Support Fund (Rothschild Foundation)

The Emerging Futures Fund (The National Lottery Community Fund)

Funding of innovative solutions to support people most affected by COVID-19 (Sport England)

Grassroots Support (Alpkit)

Happy Childhood Fund (Frugi)

London Community Response (London Funders)

NSUN Covid-19 Fund (National Survivor User Network)

The Persimmon Community Champions Fund

Power Partners Community Investment Fund (Centre of Sustainable Energy)

Respond and Reimagine Grants (Art Fund)

S&CC Coronavirus Response Fund (Natwest)

Sport for Good Response Fund (Laureus)

Stop Loan Sharks Community Fund (Stop Loan Sharks)


Funding & Support for Businesses

For information and support, visit Buckinghamshire Business First.

You can use the government’s business support finder for financial support during COVID-19.

Small Business Grant Fund & Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund (the government via Buckinghamshire Council)


Local resources

For guidance and advice for voluntary groups and volunteers, visit this page from Community Impact Bucks.

The Clare Foundation have collated resources and support services for charities, businesses and people during the COVID-19 crisis here.

Buckinghamshire Business First have a handy list of government support and advice links you can use.

Visit this page on local support for businesses from Buckinghamshire Council.

Charity Tax Group have a Coronavirus information hub for charity tax and finance professionals here.

Voluntary Voice is a new online forum for charity people, set up with the aim of enabling third sector employees to connect and support each other through the coronavirus crisis. To join, follow this link.


Heart of Bucks is working in partnership with the following organisations to ensure that individuals, charities, community organisations, voluntary groups and businesses within Buckinghamshire have up-to-date information on support, services and grants available to them.