The Foundation has set up an emergency fund to help small to medium sized organisations who are struggling to manage the financial impact of COVID-19 either because of increased demand for their services or loss of income.

The fund is targeted at organisations in a critical position.

Grants are for a maximum of £1,000.
Who can apply:
    • The organisation must be a charity, CIC or registered society
    • The organisation’s income must be no more than £500,000 and have free reserves of no more than £100,000
    • The organisation must operate in one of the following categories:
      • Education relating to non-domestic animals (this includes animal husbandry, veterinary science, animal welfare and surgery, and organic farming). Applications concerning domestic animals like dogs and cats are not accepted
      • Visual and performing arts;
      • Medical research;
      • The relief of disability or severe illness;
      • The accommodation of those in need.
  • The application must relate to the financial impact of COVID-19, starting no earlier than 1 March 2020;
  • Applications will not be accepted from ‘Friend’s-Of’ charities;
  • The applicant’s beneficiaries must be primarily in the UK.
How to apply?

Find out more and how to apply here.