supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
BEMIS - Resilient and Inclusive Communities Fund
BEMIS has launched its Resilient & Inclusive Communities Fund, funded by Foundation Scotland, for diverse minority ethnic community groups and organisations to set up programmes and services supporting disadvantaged and excluded communities.
Who can apply?
Grants of up to £3,000 are available to eligible local community groups and organisations supporting communities that are:
experiencing, or are at risk of, domestic abuse;
living with poor, interrupted or impaired access to food, shelter and necessary amenities (e.g. sanitation, heating);
experiencing poor of interrupted access to critical advice, services or care (owing to poor digital access, language barriers, physical or cognitive restrictions, changing circumstances, etc);
experiencing poor or worsening mental health (e.g. compulsion, dependencies, depression); and
in poverty, or are at risk of poverty or destitution (especially those with no recourse to public funds).
Full eligibility criteria, guidelines, and the application form are available here. This fund will run until March 2021.