The Coronavirus Community Fund has been established to support community groups through this unprecedented time.
The focus of the fund will be to offer community organisations emergency funding to deal with emerging issues in the community as a result of the continuing threat of coronavirus.
The fund will support the following:
Priority will be given to organisations supporting those most vulnerable to meet needs that have arisen as a result of the current crisis including older people, people with long term health conditions, people with mental health difficulties, people affected by homelessness and other groups who are particularly vulnerable at this time. Within this, currently, priority will be given to groups undertaking food and medicine deliveries.