VCS services Funding Funding - without deadlines The Sylvia Waddilove UK COVID–19 Emergency Fund 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.