Bettys and Taylors Group Coronavirus Community Fund

Bettys and Taylors Group have developed this fund as a part of their community support activity.

You can apply if you are a small charity or community group, based in or serving the communities of Yorkshire.

We will give priority to groups who:

  • promote good health and wellbeing
  • reduce inequalities
  • reduce loneliness and social isolation
  • are small, locally based organisations with a clear understanding of the needs you are supporting.
    (As a general rule, we consider small groups to be those with an annual income of under £200k. We base this on the most recent annual accounts. Please speak to us before making an application if your annual income is over this amount.)

What happens if we have more applications than we can fund?

If we have more applications than we can fund, then we will give priority to groups based in an area of deprivation, or who work with a community disadvantaged for another reason.

Size of grants

You can apply for up to £5000.

What can I apply for?

You can apply for running costs, and you must show how these funds will help you make a “step change”.  A Step Change is your group becoming more stable and resilient following the pandemic. Basically, we just want to know how your group will be better off at the end of the grant period.

Please do not apply for capital costs alone, except where small equipment costs are part of a larger request. For example, you could apply for a laptop or computer to assist with administration, or kitchen equipment or learning resources alongside training costs.

Who can apply?

You can apply if your organisation is a:

  • constituted voluntary and community group
  • registered charity
  • co-operative
  • social enterprise
  • community interest company (CIC’s will be subject to additional scrutiny as outlined in our grant making policy).

Finally, please read the guidance notes in full for all the priorities for the fund.

How to apply?

Before applying, please read the  Bettys Coronavirus Community Fund Guidance notes 2022. The Guidance Notes tell you more about what we are looking for. We have recently changed them. So even if you have applied before please read them carefully.

Then follow the link below to complete the online form. At the end of the application form we are asking you to accept the terms and conditions of holding a grant. This is so that if you are successful, we can make payment more quickly.

Lastly, we only consider your application complete when we have received all your supporting documentation.

When to apply?

The fund is currently closed. If you have an application in to the current round you will hear from us with a decision by the end of September.

Recently awarded grants

Successful Applicants Round 1 2022

Successful Applicants Round 2 2021

Successful Applicants Round 1 2021