United Way UK – Give Local COVID-19 Response Grants


Application Deadline:05 June 2020


One-off grants for small local charities carrying out coronavirus/COVID-19 relief measures in support of vulnerable communities across the UK.


Maximum Turnover:£ 300,000

Value Notes

An estimate of 20 small grants of £2,000, £3,000 and £5,000, and 3 community impact grants of £10,000 are being made available.

Extended Description

United Way UK is working in partnership with businesses and other charitable organisations to reduce the impact of COVID-19 in local communities across the UK.

As part of its ongoing work to address the COVID-19 emergency, United Way UK has launched its Give Local COVID-19 Response to provide support to small, local charities carrying out COVID-19 relief measures in support of vulnerable communities, amplifying their work through grants and in-kind contributions.

The COVID-19 Response funding will complement current health initiatives across the UK by addressing the wider consequences of the pandemic, with a particular focus on education, financial stability, food insecurity, disability, mental health and domestic violence.

Give Local grants are supported by United Way UK’s partners 3M, Travelers, Cymatics and The Toro Company.

Latest Information

The deadline for applications is 5 June 2020.

Grantees are expected to be chosen by mid-June and funds are expected to be transferred by the end of June. All funds should be used by the end of September.