Sussex Community Foundation has made £1,089,073 in grants to charities & community groups across Sussex in just ten weeks – about half the amount normally given in a full year.
Sussex Community Foundation has distributed an incredible £1 million in emergency funding in less than ten weeks, through its Sussex Crisis Fund, set up at the start of lockdown.
A recent report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies found that: ‘Per-capita Covid-19 hospital deaths are highest among the black Caribbean population and three times those of the white British majority
Communities across Sussex have responded quickly to meet the challenges resulting from the coronavirus crisis.
To ensure we are doing our best to meet community needs, we’re making some changes to our grant-making rounds this year. Read more here.