The BME Health Forum has opened a first funding round for organisations wishing to help communities in London experiencing racial inequality meet their immediate needs related to COVID-19.

Grants of up to £20,000 are available for applications received by 12 noon (BST), Monday 26 July 2021.

This funding round is for charities and social enterprises with an average annual income of at least £100,000 but less than £600,000.

A second funding round for organisations with incomes less than £100,000 will be run no later than 1st September 2021.

Details of the opportunity and how to apply can be found here.

Smaller organisations wishing to ensure they hear about the second round can join the BME Health Forum’s mailing list here.

The BME Health Forum is acting as an intermediary partner for Comic Relief, in partnership with the National Emergencies Trust, Barclays and The Clothworkers' Foundation to distribute funds from the Global Majority Fund.

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