Guidance

Vulnerable Children National Charities Strategic Relief Fund

Details of the £7.6 million Vulnerable Children National Charities Strategic Relief Fund and how to apply.

Documents

Details

Completed applications should be returned to ChildrensVCSE.COVID19fund@education.gov.uk by midday on 24 June 2020.

This funding is for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations:

  • whose purpose includes provision of services that safeguard vulnerable children as defined in the government guidance, and they can continue to provide these services safely over the period of funding (until 31 October 2020)
  • that offer services nationally throughout England or Wales
  • whose usual annual income is greater than £40 million
  • who are in financial distress as a result of a reduction in income or increase in workload due to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • that have not received coronavirus (COVID-19) relief for the same purpose (details of any government relief received relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) must be listed)
  • that were not in financial distress prior to 31 December 2019

Please see full eligibility criteria in the prospectus.

Published 10 June 2020
Last updated 23 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. Addition of Welsh language version of The Vulnerable Children National Charities Strategic Relief Fund: clarification document and minor amends.

  2. Added 'The Vulnerable Children National Charities Strategic Relief Fund: clarification document' and an updated version of the application form.

  3. Added Welsh language versions of all documents.

  4. First published.