Sussex Crisis Fund – grants given

Sussex Crisis Fund – grants given as of 28 April 2020

Date  Name Amount £££ Project Area  
30/03/2020 Bevendean Community Pub 5,000 The Bevy community pub has converted into a food delivery and social isolation service for the period of the coronavirus crisis. This grant from the Sussex Crisis Fund will enable it to give local people access to nutritious food, alongside safe and responsible personal interaction. Brighton & Hove  
           
30/03/2020 Brighton & Hove Food Partnership 5,000 This grant will enable the Brighton & Hove Food Partnership to ensure that people who are self isolating and/ill are able to get food (either a food parcel or hot meal) delivered to their door. Brighton & Hove  
           
30/03/2020 Community Transport for the Lewes Area  5,000 This grant will enable CTLA to sustain their adapted services to the local community for 12 weeks to support the most vulnerable. This adapted service will reassure relatives and carers and help reduce the pressure on local pharmacies and other health care services. Lewes  
           
30/03/2020 Diversity Lewes 1,000 This grant will be used to increase capacity for delivering supplies to isolated people. It will cover costs including volunteer expenses, increased engagement online and cleaning/ protective supplies. Lewes  
           
30/03/2020 Family Support Work 2,500 This grant is to help make the necessary changes to the foodbank operation during Covid-19. Funding will help build capacity for delivery and collection using existing staff and a younger volunteer base. Crawley  
           
30/03/2020 Fellowship of St Nicholas 5,000 This grant will enable this group to scale up its support for vulnerable children and families by delivering food, essential hygiene and baby products to families who normally use the food pantry at St Nicholas Centre but cannot because they are self-isolating. St Leonards-on-Sea  
           
30/03/2020 Food and Friendship 5,000 This grant will enable the delivery of food parcels from the food bank at Hove Methodist church. It will pay for staff and volunteers costs, other costs and equipment. Brighton & Hove  
           
30/03/2020 Hastings Community Transport 8,000 This grant will enable this community transport service to implement a shopping service for older people, to continue its service for medical appointments and to keep phones lines open manned, by volunteers and bus buddies.. Hastings  
           
30/03/2020 Mid Sussex Voluntary Action 1,520 This grant will help pay additional costs for four weeks so they can offer free guidance and specific advice, during the pandemic, to new and established volunteer-led groups and charities. Mid Sussex  
           
30/03/2020 Now! Charity Group Ltd 5,000 This grant will enable Now! Charity to continue to provide items such as beds and white goods to families in crisis. Eastbourne  
           
30/03/2020 Rotherfield St Martin 3,900 This grant will help Rotherfield St Martin meet the increased demand for their services during the coronavirus crisis. This increased demand comes at the same time as the suspension of all the group’s all usual income-generating activities, such as clubs, trips, fundraising events, meetings and classes. Wealden  
           
30/03/2020 Sussex Beacon 3,500 This grant will be used to support HIV patients (who are in the ‘at risk’ group). It will help purchase new laptops in order to host virtual meetings with patients who would otherwise be visiting the centre. Brighton & Hove  
           
30/03/2020 The Real Junk Food Project Brighton 4,700 This grant will support a takeaway service, offering a daily, pre-packed meal to vulnerable people who are self-isolating, to be collected by friends, families and neighbours. Brighton & Hove  
           
30/03/2020 Time to Talk Befriending 5,000 This grant will help the befriending service focus on vulnerable older people aged 80+ who are experiencing chronic loneliness, through social isolation. It will contribute towards costs such as supplies, logistics, drop offs and information packs. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 Befriended 5,000 This grant will support the running of a telephone befriending scheme for older people launched in response to Covid-19.  Mid Sussex  
           
06/04/2020 Brighton & Hove Community Works 5,000 This grant will support the creation of a new unified Digital Hub that will capture, facilitate and coordinate Brighton’s response to the Covid 19 situation. This will provide to up to date vital information, including where to get support and access to services.  Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 Brighton & Hove Speak Out 5,000 Brighton & Hove Speak Out supports adults with learning disabilities to speak up and be heard about the things that matter to them. This grant will help to sustain and adapt services to be given remotely, to produce and circulate easy read support materials and to create an online advocacy support group. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 Carers Support West Sussex 750 Carers Support West Sussex supports family and friend carers. This grant will help them to purchase IT equipment; phone, headsets and desk chairs to support staff remotely working to support carers who are currently isolated. West Sussex  
           
06/04/2020 Community Advice, Support, Education  2,025 CASE offers welfare rights advice and much more to local people. This grant will allow them to adapt their  services to support remote working, pay for volunteer expenses (phone, internet) and for cost of food provisions and delivery and printing information relating to new services. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 East Sussex Recovery Alliance  4,394 ESRA supports people in recovery from drugs and alcohol, reducing isolation and increasing engagement in purposeful activity. This grant is to help with IT support and running costs for their staff team to work remotely. Hastings  
           
06/04/2020 Education Futures Trust 4,000 Education Futures Trust supports local children, families and vulnerable adults. This funding will provide a targeted service to 250 households with the greatest need, during the coronavirus crisis. Hastings  
           
06/04/2020 Family Support Work 2,500 Family Support Work supports families, helps to alleviate stress and conflict in the home and aims to prevent family crisis and breakdown. This grant is  to support the costs of their practitioners who continue to support vulnerable children and their families in self-isolation across Sussex.  Crawley  
           
06/04/2020 Fitzjohn’s Food Bank 3,025 Fitzjohns provide a weekly food bank service for residents in the Lewes area, including deliveries for those needing to self isolate. This grant will help the group to ensure continuation through covid-19, due to loss of other income sources.  Lewes  
           
06/04/2020 Hastings Community Trust 5,000 Hastings Community Trust runs Hastings Foodbank, Baby Basics and several other projects that support the most vulnerable. This grant will pay for volunteer expenses, including transport costs for delivery service or food and baby products and admin support, including equipment to allow people to work remotely. Hastings  
           
06/04/2020 Havens Community Hub CIC 5,000 The Hub is acting as a base to co-ordinate community help during coronavirus outbreak. This grant is for building rent, volunteer expenses and to buy two laptops and a tablet. Lewes  
           
06/04/2020 Haywards Heath Covid-19 Mutual Aid 5,000 Haywards Heath Covid-19 Mutual Aid is working with Haywards Heath Town Council to bring together the community to provide aid and support to each other in times of crisis. This grant will enable the reopening of the town’s food bank. Haywards Heath  
           
06/04/2020 Henfield Haven CIO 2,500 Henfield Haven supports local people by providing a volunteer run service to help those in need. This grant will help to purchase equipment to equip and sustain the Helpline office. Henfield  
           
06/04/2020 Holding Space 3,356 Holding Space supports parents, carers, children, teens and young adults who are facing mental health challenges. This grant will enable them to continue their support through online mental health sessions with trained therapists using Zoom platform.  Eastbourne  
           
06/04/2020 Horsham Matters 5,000 Horsham Matters run a network of food banks. This grant will help to cover some of their lost income (charity shop closed) and increased costs, including vehicle usage and vehicle costs. Horsham  
           
06/04/2020 Kempton House Day Centre 2,000 Kempton House Day Centre supports older people in the community, running lunch clubs, activities  and events. This grant will help to deliver meals to the elderly and vulnerable during this time. Lewes  
           
06/04/2020 Littlehampton Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club 5,000 Littlehampton  AFVBC is a community of veterans supporting veterans. This grant will enable them to provide their prepared meals service for a number of local veterans who are self isolating for 12 weeks as they are classified as being extremely vulnerable to the virus. Littlehampton  
           
06/04/2020 Matthew 25 Mission 2,000 Matthew 25 Mission supports homeless and disadvantaged people. This grant will help maintain core provision of the charity’s food purchases for three months, which have now adapted to a takeaway service. Eastbourne  
           
06/04/2020 Off The Fence Trust 5,000 This grant will enable this homelessness charity to adapt its projects to continue, including food parcel deliveries and online and telephone emotional support. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre 5,000 This grant will support the provision of services via online platforms and telephone calls. All income streams have been lost because the centre is closed. Horsham  
           
06/04/2020 One Church Brighton 5,000 One Church Brighton responds to a range of issues facing the community , such as homelessness, unemployment, poverty and social isolation. This grant will enable them to continue delivering fresh fruit and veg to families in need across the city, plus to buy dry and tinned goods to add to the boxes. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 Parents and Carers Support Organisation  695 PACSO is a local charity that supports children with disabilities and their families. This grant is for IT software to enable remote working, including a cloud based system and Microsoft office for business. Chichester  
           
06/04/2020 Relate North & Southwest Sussex 2,500 This grant will help to maintain their service during this challenging period, by delivering their services online and by telephone. They have set up online counselling policies, processes and safeguards. Crawley  
           
06/04/2020 Sara Lee Trust 5,000 The Sara Lee Trust supports people affected by cancer and other life threatening illnesses. This grant will help to ensure they continue to provide counselling and other support to people at an already vulnerable time, made significantly worse by the current situation. Hastings  
           
06/04/2020 St Cuthman’s Whitehawk 2,128 The grant will help this community hub alter its food bank service to allow for delivery and pick-up to minimise exposure time. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 St Richard’s Community Centre 4,005 This small community centre in Hove is open as a hub for advice and assistance at this time, offering  local befriending by telephone and opening as a local food bank service. This grant will help to pay wages, local transport costs, utility costs and phone line. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 Stonepillow 4,872 Stonepillow provides homelessness services in West Sussex. This grant will enable the organisation to adapt to the current situation by setting up remote working for staff. This would support IT equipment including the purchase of four laptops and software. Chichester  
           
06/04/2020 Superstar Arts CI0 4,800 Superstar Arts offers a range of creative projects and social opportunities for young people and adults with learning disabilities. This grant will help provide one-to-one support on-site, (within social distancing rules) and help keep people busy and connected, as they build a support package for participants at home. Worthing  
           
06/04/2020 Surviving the Streets  5,000 This grant will support the group to extend its food delivery foot service to around 3,000 people a week during the crisis. St Leonards-on-Sea  
           
06/04/2020 Tarner Community Project 5,000 Tarner Community Project offers a wide age range of children and young people.  The future of the charity is uncertain as 50% of income is generated from fees from after school and holiday clubs. This grant is to keep a reduced staff team running to deliver their emergency programme providing emergency care and personal care items, well being and signposting services. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 Team Domenica 2,500 Team Domenica helps young people with learning disabilities (aged 19-25) to feel valued, to reach their career potential and feel included as members of society. This grant will contribute towards the cost of staff salaries, who will deliver a virtual timetable of activities, and continue to offer training and wellbeing support to their candidates. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 The Bolney Volunteers 670 The Bolney Volunteers help with various tasks within their community. This grant is for a mobile phone, SIM card, top up minutes, leaflets and fuel costs in order to provide support for the vulnerable local residents during the crisis. Bolney  
           
06/04/2020 The Four Streets Project 5,000 The Four Streets Project provides nightly support to homeless people in Chichester. The Covid 19 pandemic has created a major crisis for Four Streets and the homeless of Chichester. This grant is to help fund the purchase and preparation of  food for an average of 22 people every night. Chichester  
           
06/04/2020 Thousand 4 £1000 CIO 5,000 This grant will support asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in Brighton & Hove to enable them to buy food, fuel and mobile phone credit. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 Together Co 5,000 Together Co runs a city-wide befriending service, currently working remotely and redirecting all client support to telephone interactions, running fast-track matching. This grant is to buy laptops, a phone line and cloud storage, and wages. Brighton & Hove  
           
06/04/2020 Tuppenny Barn Education Ltd 3,500 This grant is to provide a food parcel delivery service to the most isolated and vulnerable groups in the community. This service will ensure that those who are unable to leave their homes or have a limited support network have fresh, healthy produce delivered directly to their door.  Chichester  
           
06/04/2020 Turning Tides 3,000 Turning Tides provides support for the homeless and insecurely housed. This grant will enable them to purchase food and other essential items so that they can continue to support clients in their residential accommodation and through their outreach services, despite the shortfall in donations over this period. Worthing  
           
06/04/2020 UKHarvest 4,940 UKHarvest is a national food waste charity. This grant will support them  to distribute tonnes of donated, fresh perishable food to the vulnerable isolated people in the community, due the outbreak. Chichester  
           
14/04/2020 Lunch Positive 5000 Lunch Positive provides a weekly HIV lunch club, incorporating a wide range of support activities for residents of Brighton & Hove and the wider areas of Sussex. This grant will help the group to reach and support those experiencing food poverty, social and economic disadvantage, diminished and complex health and mental wellbeing, profound loneliness and social isolation. This new HIV support project will last six months, with scope to expand. Brighton & Hove  
           
14/04/2020 Brighton & Hove City Mission 5000 The Brighton & Hove City Mission food bank alleviates the impact of financial crisis on individuals and families. This grant will support the delivery service of food and essentials for local residents; costs of transport, salaries (admin) and the food itself. Brighton & Hove  
           
14/04/2020 AMAZE 2500 Amaze provides information, advice and support to families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. This grant will be used to establish virtual befriending and peer support in response to feedback. It will fund staff time, providing additional virtual training and support to volunteers, as well as purchasing IT equipment, tablets, and WiFi costs. Brighton & Hove  
           
14/04/2020 Just Life 5000 Just Life provides innovative responses to community needs, working particularly to raise aspirations for vulnerable adults. This grant will provide 25 homeless people, currently in temporary accommodation, with online connectivity: a tablet, internet connection and support to use the device. Brighton & Hove  
           
14/04/2020 Community Stuff CIC 4970 Community Stuff CIC run much needed projects in deprived areas, helping make residents happier, healthier and better connected. They deliver engaging life-skills workshops, creative wellbeing and craft sessions, and play. This grant will support the continuation of the soup delivery service to older people in their community, including equipment, food, staff costs, kitchen hire. Eastbourne  
           
14/04/2020 Age Concern Eastbourne 4300 Age Concern Eastbourne’s mission is to enhance and improve the experience of later life for the people in the Eastbourne area through delivering a range of services, providing information and giving advice. This grant will fund additional staff costs including travel, so extending their homecare service; staff visits (wearing PPE) giving social interaction and keeping minds active for those isolating. Eastbourne  
           
14/04/2020 Trees Community Association 5000 Trees Community Association is a charity with the sole function of managing the Willingdon Trees Community Centre in Eastbourne for the benefit of the local community. This grant will fund the running costs of the coronavirus help point for people who are lonely or isolated, including staff costs to coordinate the services, processing requests for help from local residents, and recruiting, coordinating and supporting local volunteers. Eastbourne  
           
14/04/2020 Volunteers Network CIC 4476.78 Volunteers Network oversees the Eastbourne Volunteers project and promotes volunteering and encourages people to get involved with their community, reducing social isolation, addressing disadvantage and improving community cohesion in Sussex. This grant will fund a new business phone line and VOIP system to enable them to work from home. In addition, funding will pay for trained support by a local councillor (20 hours per week) who has experience of mental health needs, in order to provide a safe befriending service. Finally, it will go towards funding  someone to manage the service (ten hours per week). Initially, the service will be in Eastbourne with a view to expanding to cover all of East Sussex. Eastbourne  
           
14/04/2020 Counselling Plus Community 700 Counselling Plus Community works with people (aged 16 plus) in mental health crisis, giving professional and effective therapy for a range of issues including PTSD, childhood sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, sexual identity, bullying, domestic abuse impact, suicidal ideation and isolation. This  grant will fund training for existing counsellors to give their service through telephone and virtual conferences effectively. Hastings  
           
14/04/2020 Hastings Advice and Representation Centre (HARC) 5000 HARC provides free and confidential welfare benefit advice, information and representation. The uncertain world created by Covid-19 requires more support to already vulnerable people and those not previously considered vulnerable. Their work has been severely impacted by the crisis. In response, they are conducting much of it remotely. Limited home working equipment has reduced the number of clients they can support. This grant will fund the necessary technology to adapt to the emerging needs of their clients and anticipate these adaptations be required for a year, in line with Government social distancing rules. Hastings  
           
14/04/2020 Pelham CIO 5000 The Pelham in Bexhill is a host and provider of activities and opportunities, working in partnership with local organisations through the community hub and coffee lounge. It has formed a coronavirus community response team to support the local vulnerable community, with 20 volunteers, 15 of which are new recruits to offer practical help, such as shopping, prescription collection and posting letters, to enable the most vulnerable people to stay at home. In partnership with Rother Voluntary Action, they have offered organisational support to most in demand services in Bexhill Caring Community and the Bexhill Food Bank and expect this demand to grow over the coming weeks. This grant will help to cover the additional costs of working remotely and adaptions, staff costs, volunteer expenses and an emergency fund for those that are in financial crisis and food poverty. Rother  
           
14/04/2020 East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially Sighted People (ESAB)   ESAB supports people with vision impairment. During the coronavirus outbreak, ESAB has seen a drop in funding from the cancellation of a major fundraising event. This grant will support core costs for members of staff over three months since without them, many members would not be able to access help. Providing shopping, assistance and care to people who are blind or partially sighted is complex so it is essential that they are able to continue being available to members. Wealden  
           
14/04/2020 Esteem 6500 ESTEEM is currently drawing on their reserves to fund the budget needed for additional costs, relating to Covid-19 activity. ESTEEM has 47 young people on their safeguarding register who have two one-hour sessions each week, with a further 20 young people who are showing signs of needing intervention. This grant will fund ESTEEM staff to meet young people online for two hours a week of one-to-one well-being check-ins as a preventative measure to escalating anxiety and depression. Adur  
           
14/04/2020 As You Are Centre 4000 The As You Are Centre provides free and low cost psychological support to individuals, couples and families. Services include low cost counselling, relationship and family therapy and therapeutic groups. This grant will fund staff training for online counselling and online services, including assessments sessions and bereavement support. Adur  
           
14/04/2020 The Keystone Centre 1750 The Keystone Centre help and educate young people, through their leisure activities to develop their physical, mental and spiritual capacities that they may grow to full maturity as individuals and as members of society. This grant will help to fund the purchase of staple foods for food parcel delivery service to families, including young people who access the youth service. Arun  
           
14/04/2020 Arts Dream Selsey 1000 Arts Dream Selsey is an arts organisation that promotes, maintains and improves education and appreciation of arts amongst the people of Selsey which is a very isolated community. It as a good track record of working with disadvantaged groups, especially families with young children and people with dementia. They are offering activities online, such as sofa singing clubs. The grant will be used to pay sessional staff up until May. Chichester  
           
14/04/2020 Home-Start CHAMS 2500 Home-Start ensures that families have the support they need in order to develop and thrive wherever they live. This grant will fund the additional work caused by the current crisis. Crawley  
           
14/04/2020 Rother District Citizens Advice Bureau 2151.2 Rother District CAB provides free, independent, confidential and impartial services of advice, information and counsel for the public. This grant will support remote working, including the purchase of two laptops, MS Office subscriptions and three smartphones. Rother  
           
14/04/2020 Craven Vale Community Association 3000 The Craven Vale Community Association operates a local foodbank and, due to the coronavirus situation, has seen demand significantly increase. This grant will help fund additional supplies urgently required for ten weeks (at £300 per week). Brighton & Hove  
           
14/04/2020 The Neurokinex Charitable Trust 5000 The Neurokinex Charitable Trust provides neurological rehabilitation and wellbeing programmes to children and adults living with paralysis through their community rehabilitation centre in Crawley. This grant will support a programme of virtual services to existing beneficiaries through one-to-one live video or pre-recorded video programmes to support rehabilitation. The grant would pay for virtualisation software and the development of both programmes. Crawley  
           
14/04/2020 Date  Name Amount £££ Project Area
  30/03/2020 Bevendean Community Pub 5,000 The Bevy community pub has converted into a food delivery and social isolation service for the period of the coronavirus crisis. This grant from the Sussex Crisis Fund will enable it to give local people access to nutritious food, alongside safe and responsible personal interaction. Brighton & Hove
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  30/03/2020 Brighton & Hove Food Partnership 5,000 This grant will enable the Brighton & Hove Food Partnership to ensure that people who are self isolating and/ill are able to get food (either a food parcel or hot meal) delivered to their door. Brighton & Hove
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  30/03/2020 Community Transport for the Lewes Area  5,000 This grant will enable CTLA to sustain their adapted services to the local community for 12 weeks to support the most vulnerable. This adapted service will reassure relatives and carers and help reduce the pressure on local pharmacies and other health care services. Lewes
           
  30/03/2020 Diversity Lewes 1,000 This grant will be used to increase capacity for delivering supplies to isolated people. It will cover costs including volunteer expenses, increased engagement online and cleaning/ protective supplies. Lewes
           
  30/03/2020 Family Support Work 2,500 This grant is to help make the necessary changes to the foodbank operation during Covid-19. Funding will help build capacity for delivery and collection using existing staff and a younger volunteer base. Crawley
           
  30/03/2020 Fellowship of St Nicholas 5,000 This grant will enable this group to scale up its support for vulnerable children and families by delivering food, essential hygiene and baby products to families who normally use the food pantry at St Nicholas Centre but cannot because they are self-isolating. St Leonards-on-Sea
           
  30/03/2020 Food and Friendship 5,000 This grant will enable the delivery of food parcels from the food bank at Hove Methodist church. It will pay for staff and volunteers costs, other costs and equipment. Brighton & Hove
           
  30/03/2020 Hastings Community Transport 8,000 This grant will enable this community transport service to implement a shopping service for older people, to continue its service for medical appointments and to keep phones lines open manned, by volunteers and bus buddies.. Hastings
           
  30/03/2020 Mid Sussex Voluntary Action 1,520 This grant will help pay additional costs for four weeks so they can offer free guidance and specific advice, during the pandemic, to new and established volunteer-led groups and charities. Mid Sussex
           
  30/03/2020 Now! Charity Group Ltd 5,000 This grant will enable Now! Charity to continue to provide items such as beds and white goods to families in crisis. Eastbourne
           
  30/03/2020 Rotherfield St Martin 3,900 This grant will help Rotherfield St Martin meet the increased demand for their services during the coronavirus crisis. This increased demand comes at the same time as the suspension of all the group’s all usual income-generating activities, such as clubs, trips, fundraising events, meetings and classes. Wealden
           
  30/03/2020 Sussex Beacon 3,500 This grant will be used to support HIV patients (who are in the ‘at risk’ group). It will help purchase new laptops in order to host virtual meetings with patients who would otherwise be visiting the centre. Brighton & Hove
           
  30/03/2020 The Real Junk Food Project Brighton 4,700 This grant will support a takeaway service, offering a daily, pre-packed meal to vulnerable people who are self-isolating, to be collected by friends, families and neighbours. Brighton & Hove
           
  30/03/2020 Time to Talk Befriending 5,000 This grant will help the befriending service focus on vulnerable older people aged 80+ who are experiencing chronic loneliness, through social isolation. It will contribute towards costs such as supplies, logistics, drop offs and information packs. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 Befriended 5,000 This grant will support the running of a telephone befriending scheme for older people launched in response to Covid-19.  Mid Sussex
           
  06/04/2020 Brighton & Hove Community Works 5,000 This grant will support the creation of a new unified Digital Hub that will capture, facilitate and coordinate Brighton’s response to the Covid 19 situation. This will provide to up to date vital information, including where to get support and access to services.  Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 Brighton & Hove Speak Out 5,000 Brighton & Hove Speak Out supports adults with learning disabilities to speak up and be heard about the things that matter to them. This grant will help to sustain and adapt services to be given remotely, to produce and circulate easy read support materials and to create an online advocacy support group. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 Carers Support West Sussex 750 Carers Support West Sussex supports family and friend carers. This grant will help them to purchase IT equipment; phone, headsets and desk chairs to support staff remotely working to support carers who are currently isolated. West Sussex
           
  06/04/2020 Community Advice, Support, Education  2,025 CASE offers welfare rights advice and much more to local people. This grant will allow them to adapt their  services to support remote working, pay for volunteer expenses (phone, internet) and for cost of food provisions and delivery and printing information relating to new services. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 East Sussex Recovery Alliance  4,394 ESRA supports people in recovery from drugs and alcohol, reducing isolation and increasing engagement in purposeful activity. This grant is to help with IT support and running costs for their staff team to work remotely. Hastings
           
  06/04/2020 Education Futures Trust 4,000 Education Futures Trust supports local children, families and vulnerable adults. This funding will provide a targeted service to 250 households with the greatest need, during the coronavirus crisis. Hastings
           
  06/04/2020 Family Support Work 2,500 Family Support Work supports families, helps to alleviate stress and conflict in the home and aims to prevent family crisis and breakdown. This grant is  to support the costs of their practitioners who continue to support vulnerable children and their families in self-isolation across Sussex.  Crawley
           
  06/04/2020 Fitzjohn’s Food Bank 3,025 Fitzjohns provide a weekly food bank service for residents in the Lewes area, including deliveries for those needing to self isolate. This grant will help the group to ensure continuation through covid-19, due to loss of other income sources.  Lewes
           
  06/04/2020 Hastings Community Trust 5,000 Hastings Community Trust runs Hastings Foodbank, Baby Basics and several other projects that support the most vulnerable. This grant will pay for volunteer expenses, including transport costs for delivery service or food and baby products and admin support, including equipment to allow people to work remotely. Hastings
           
  06/04/2020 Havens Community Hub CIC 5,000 The Hub is acting as a base to co-ordinate community help during coronavirus outbreak. This grant is for building rent, volunteer expenses and to buy two laptops and a tablet. Lewes
           
  06/04/2020 Haywards Heath Covid-19 Mutual Aid 5,000 Haywards Heath Covid-19 Mutual Aid is working with Haywards Heath Town Council to bring together the community to provide aid and support to each other in times of crisis. This grant will enable the reopening of the town’s food bank. Haywards Heath
           
  06/04/2020 Henfield Haven CIO 2,500 Henfield Haven supports local people by providing a volunteer run service to help those in need. This grant will help to purchase equipment to equip and sustain the Helpline office. Henfield
           
  06/04/2020 Holding Space 3,356 Holding Space supports parents, carers, children, teens and young adults who are facing mental health challenges. This grant will enable them to continue their support through online mental health sessions with trained therapists using Zoom platform.  Eastbourne
           
  06/04/2020 Horsham Matters 5,000 Horsham Matters run a network of food banks. This grant will help to cover some of their lost income (charity shop closed) and increased costs, including vehicle usage and vehicle costs. Horsham
           
  06/04/2020 Kempton House Day Centre 2,000 Kempton House Day Centre supports older people in the community, running lunch clubs, activities  and events. This grant will help to deliver meals to the elderly and vulnerable during this time. Lewes
           
  06/04/2020 Littlehampton Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club 5,000 Littlehampton  AFVBC is a community of veterans supporting veterans. This grant will enable them to provide their prepared meals service for a number of local veterans who are self isolating for 12 weeks as they are classified as being extremely vulnerable to the virus. Littlehampton
           
  06/04/2020 Matthew 25 Mission 2,000 Matthew 25 Mission supports homeless and disadvantaged people. This grant will help maintain core provision of the charity’s food purchases for three months, which have now adapted to a takeaway service. Eastbourne
           
  06/04/2020 Off The Fence Trust 5,000 This grant will enable this homelessness charity to adapt its projects to continue, including food parcel deliveries and online and telephone emotional support. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre 5,000 This grant will support the provision of services via online platforms and telephone calls. All income streams have been lost because the centre is closed. Horsham
           
  06/04/2020 One Church Brighton 5,000 One Church Brighton responds to a range of issues facing the community , such as homelessness, unemployment, poverty and social isolation. This grant will enable them to continue delivering fresh fruit and veg to families in need across the city, plus to buy dry and tinned goods to add to the boxes. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 Parents and Carers Support Organisation  695 PACSO is a local charity that supports children with disabilities and their families. This grant is for IT software to enable remote working, including a cloud based system and Microsoft office for business. Chichester
           
  06/04/2020 Relate North & Southwest Sussex 2,500 This grant will help to maintain their service during this challenging period, by delivering their services online and by telephone. They have set up online counselling policies, processes and safeguards. Crawley
           
  06/04/2020 Sara Lee Trust 5,000 The Sara Lee Trust supports people affected by cancer and other life threatening illnesses. This grant will help to ensure they continue to provide counselling and other support to people at an already vulnerable time, made significantly worse by the current situation. Hastings
           
  06/04/2020 St Cuthman’s Whitehawk 2,128 The grant will help this community hub alter its food bank service to allow for delivery and pick-up to minimise exposure time. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 St Richard’s Community Centre 4,005 This small community centre in Hove is open as a hub for advice and assistance at this time, offering  local befriending by telephone and opening as a local food bank service. This grant will help to pay wages, local transport costs, utility costs and phone line. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 Stonepillow 4,872 Stonepillow provides homelessness services in West Sussex. This grant will enable the organisation to adapt to the current situation by setting up remote working for staff. This would support IT equipment including the purchase of four laptops and software. Chichester
           
  06/04/2020 Superstar Arts CI0 4,800 Superstar Arts offers a range of creative projects and social opportunities for young people and adults with learning disabilities. This grant will help provide one-to-one support on-site, (within social distancing rules) and help keep people busy and connected, as they build a support package for participants at home. Worthing
           
  06/04/2020 Surviving the Streets  5,000 This grant will support the group to extend its food delivery foot service to around 3,000 people a week during the crisis. St Leonards-on-Sea
           
  06/04/2020 Tarner Community Project 5,000 Tarner Community Project offers a wide age range of children and young people.  The future of the charity is uncertain as 50% of income is generated from fees from after school and holiday clubs. This grant is to keep a reduced staff team running to deliver their emergency programme providing emergency care and personal care items, well being and signposting services. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 Team Domenica 2,500 Team Domenica helps young people with learning disabilities (aged 19-25) to feel valued, to reach their career potential and feel included as members of society. This grant will contribute towards the cost of staff salaries, who will deliver a virtual timetable of activities, and continue to offer training and wellbeing support to their candidates. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 The Bolney Volunteers 670 The Bolney Volunteers help with various tasks within their community. This grant is for a mobile phone, SIM card, top up minutes, leaflets and fuel costs in order to provide support for the vulnerable local residents during the crisis. Bolney
           
  06/04/2020 The Four Streets Project 5,000 The Four Streets Project provides nightly support to homeless people in Chichester. The Covid 19 pandemic has created a major crisis for Four Streets and the homeless of Chichester. This grant is to help fund the purchase and preparation of  food for an average of 22 people every night. Chichester
           
  06/04/2020 Thousand 4 £1000 CIO 5,000 This grant will support asylum seekers and undocumented migrants in Brighton & Hove to enable them to buy food, fuel and mobile phone credit. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 Together Co 5,000 Together Co runs a city-wide befriending service, currently working remotely and redirecting all client support to telephone interactions, running fast-track matching. This grant is to buy laptops, a phone line and cloud storage, and wages. Brighton & Hove
           
  06/04/2020 Tuppenny Barn Education Ltd 3,500 This grant is to provide a food parcel delivery service to the most isolated and vulnerable groups in the community. This service will ensure that those who are unable to leave their homes or have a limited support network have fresh, healthy produce delivered directly to their door.  Chichester
           
  06/04/2020 Turning Tides 3,000 Turning Tides provides support for the homeless and insecurely housed. This grant will enable them to purchase food and other essential items so that they can continue to support clients in their residential accommodation and through their outreach services, despite the shortfall in donations over this period. Worthing
           
  06/04/2020 UKHarvest 4,940 UKHarvest is a national food waste charity. This grant will support them  to distribute tonnes of donated, fresh perishable food to the vulnerable isolated people in the community, due the outbreak. Chichester
           
  14/04/2020 Lunch Positive 5000 Lunch Positive provides a weekly HIV lunch club, incorporating a wide range of support activities for residents of Brighton & Hove and the wider areas of Sussex. This grant will help the group to reach and support those experiencing food poverty, social and economic disadvantage, diminished and complex health and mental wellbeing, profound loneliness and social isolation. This new HIV support project will last six months, with scope to expand. Brighton & Hove
           
  14/04/2020 Brighton & Hove City Mission 5000 The Brighton & Hove City Mission food bank alleviates the impact of financial crisis on individuals and families. This grant will support the delivery service of food and essentials for local residents; costs of transport, salaries (admin) and the food itself. Brighton & Hove
           
  14/04/2020 AMAZE 2500 Amaze provides information, advice and support to families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. This grant will be used to establish virtual befriending and peer support in response to feedback. It will fund staff time, providing additional virtual training and support to volunteers, as well as purchasing IT equipment, tablets, and WiFi costs. Brighton & Hove
           
  14/04/2020 Just Life 5000 Just Life provides innovative responses to community needs, working particularly to raise aspirations for vulnerable adults. This grant will provide 25 homeless people, currently in temporary accommodation, with online connectivity: a tablet, internet connection and support to use the device. Brighton & Hove
           
  14/04/2020 Community Stuff CIC 4970 Community Stuff CIC run much needed projects in deprived areas, helping make residents happier, healthier and better connected. They deliver engaging life-skills workshops, creative wellbeing and craft sessions, and play. This grant will support the continuation of the soup delivery service to older people in their community, including equipment, food, staff costs, kitchen hire. Eastbourne
           
  14/04/2020 Age Concern Eastbourne 4300 Age Concern Eastbourne’s mission is to enhance and improve the experience of later life for the people in the Eastbourne area through delivering a range of services, providing information and giving advice. This grant will fund additional staff costs including travel, so extending their homecare service; staff visits (wearing PPE) giving social interaction and keeping minds active for those isolating. Eastbourne
           
  14/04/2020 Trees Community Association 5000 Trees Community Association is a charity with the sole function of managing the Willingdon Trees Community Centre in Eastbourne for the benefit of the local community. This grant will fund the running costs of the coronavirus help point for people who are lonely or isolated, including staff costs to coordinate the services, processing requests for help from local residents, and recruiting, coordinating and supporting local volunteers. Eastbourne
           
  14/04/2020 Volunteers Network CIC 4476.78 Volunteers Network oversees the Eastbourne Volunteers project and promotes volunteering and encourages people to get involved with their community, reducing social isolation, addressing disadvantage and improving community cohesion in Sussex. This grant will fund a new business phone line and VOIP system to enable them to work from home. In addition, funding will pay for trained support by a local councillor (20 hours per week) who has experience of mental health needs, in order to provide a safe befriending service. Finally, it will go towards funding  someone to manage the service (ten hours per week). Initially, the service will be in Eastbourne with a view to expanding to cover all of East Sussex. Eastbourne
           
  14/04/2020 Counselling Plus Community 700 Counselling Plus Community works with people (aged 16 plus) in mental health crisis, giving professional and effective therapy for a range of issues including PTSD, childhood sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, sexual identity, bullying, domestic abuse impact, suicidal ideation and isolation. This  grant will fund training for existing counsellors to give their service through telephone and virtual conferences effectively. Hastings
           
  14/04/2020 Hastings Advice and Representation Centre (HARC) 5000 HARC provides free and confidential welfare benefit advice, information and representation. The uncertain world created by Covid-19 requires more support to already vulnerable people and those not previously considered vulnerable. Their work has been severely impacted by the crisis. In response, they are conducting much of it remotely. Limited home working equipment has reduced the number of clients they can support. This grant will fund the necessary technology to adapt to the emerging needs of their clients and anticipate these adaptations be required for a year, in line with Government social distancing rules. Hastings
           
  14/04/2020 Pelham CIO 5000 The Pelham in Bexhill is a host and provider of activities and opportunities, working in partnership with local organisations through the community hub and coffee lounge. It has formed a coronavirus community response team to support the local vulnerable community, with 20 volunteers, 15 of which are new recruits to offer practical help, such as shopping, prescription collection and posting letters, to enable the most vulnerable people to stay at home. In partnership with Rother Voluntary Action, they have offered organisational support to most in demand services in Bexhill Caring Community and the Bexhill Food Bank and expect this demand to grow over the coming weeks. This grant will help to cover the additional costs of working remotely and adaptions, staff costs, volunteer expenses and an emergency fund for those that are in financial crisis and food poverty. Rother
           
  14/04/2020 East Sussex Association of Blind and Partially Sighted People (ESAB)   ESAB supports people with vision impairment. During the coronavirus outbreak, ESAB has seen a drop in funding from the cancellation of a major fundraising event. This grant will support core costs for members of staff over three months since without them, many members would not be able to access help. Providing shopping, assistance and care to people who are blind or partially sighted is complex so it is essential that they are able to continue being available to members. Wealden
           
  14/04/2020 Esteem 6500 ESTEEM is currently drawing on their reserves to fund the budget needed for additional costs, relating to Covid-19 activity. ESTEEM has 47 young people on their safeguarding register who have two one-hour sessions each week, with a further 20 young people who are showing signs of needing intervention. This grant will fund ESTEEM staff to meet young people online for two hours a week of one-to-one well-being check-ins as a preventative measure to escalating anxiety and depression. Adur
           
  14/04/2020 As You Are Centre 4000 The As You Are Centre provides free and low cost psychological support to individuals, couples and families. Services include low cost counselling, relationship and family therapy and therapeutic groups. This grant will fund staff training for online counselling and online services, including assessments sessions and bereavement support. Adur
           
  14/04/2020 The Keystone Centre 1750 The Keystone Centre help and educate young people, through their leisure activities to develop their physical, mental and spiritual capacities that they may grow to full maturity as individuals and as members of society. This grant will help to fund the purchase of staple foods for food parcel delivery service to families, including young people who access the youth service. Arun
           
  14/04/2020 Arts Dream Selsey 1000 Arts Dream Selsey is an arts organisation that promotes, maintains and improves education and appreciation of arts amongst the people of Selsey which is a very isolated community. It as a good track record of working with disadvantaged groups, especially families with young children and people with dementia. They are offering activities online, such as sofa singing clubs. The grant will be used to pay sessional staff up until May. Chichester
           
  14/04/2020 Home-Start CHAMS 2500 Home-Start ensures that families have the support they need in order to develop and thrive wherever they live. This grant will fund the additional work caused by the current crisis. Crawley
           
  14/04/2020 Rother District Citizens Advice Bureau 2151.2 Rother District CAB provides free, independent, confidential and impartial services of advice, information and counsel for the public. This grant will support remote working, including the purchase of two laptops, MS Office subscriptions and three smartphones. Rother
           
  14/04/2020 Craven Vale Community Association 3000 The Craven Vale Community Association operates a local foodbank and, due to the coronavirus situation, has seen demand significantly increase. This grant will help fund additional supplies urgently required for ten weeks (at £300 per week). Brighton & Hove
           
  14/04/2020 The Neurokinex Charitable Trust 5000 The Neurokinex Charitable Trust provides neurological rehabilitation and wellbeing programmes to children and adults living with paralysis through their community rehabilitation centre in Crawley. This grant will support a programme of virtual services to existing beneficiaries through one-to-one live video or pre-recorded video programmes to support rehabilitation. The grant would pay for virtualisation software and the development of both programmes. Crawley
           
  14/04/2020 Dom’s Food Missions 6160 Dom’s Food Missions turn surplus food waste, due to be thrown away, into food for local residents. Currently, they are delivering food parcels. This grant will pay help to for increased vehicle costs (fuel and repair), volunteer expenses, telephone costs and PPE. Hastings
           
  14/04/2020 Sussex Homeless Support 5000 This grant will help to set up a foodbank and  to ensure that delivery vehicles are road worthy. Brighton & Hove
           
  14/04/2020 Ewhurst Parish Council 750 As a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the villages of the parish of Ewhurst (that is, Staplecross, Cripps Corner and Ewhurst Green) has recruited over 55 volunteers who are providing essential support to residents who are isolated and/or experiencing health problems, including life-limiting illnesses. This grant will fund reimbursement of volunteer fuel expenses and mobile phone expenditure (April-October 2020). Ewhurst
21/04/2020 Blueprint 22 3950 This funding will help the group to increase and improve their online and remote support services to young people in Sussex affected by the limitations enforced during the Covid-19 pandemic. Youth volunteers will create content to be uploaded online, to show other young people ways to cope during these uncertain times. As well as this, they will be offering phone and FaceTime support services to young people who need mental health support. Adur
         
21/04/2020 BourneOut LGBT 5000 BourneOut is a local LGBT group who run a mental health and wellness programme for members in Eastbourne. This grant will provide 100 one-hour physiotherapy sessions over the next three month, enabling them to respond to the crisis appropriately. Eastbourne
         
21/04/2020 Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project 5000 Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project runs a community centre and offers services which support vulnerable and disadvantaged families. This grant will help fund immediate food parcels and items for babies, children and family toiletries, for three months and also cover some of the costs of expanding the service. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 Brighton Women’s Centre 4750 This grant will help to cover three months’ of running costs for the online and telephone helpline, including volunteer co-ordination, phones, headsets, WiFi, and phone data costs for volunteers. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 CancerWise 3500 CancerWise is an independent cancer charity whose clients are adults affected by cancer and their adult families and carers. Covid-19 has caused an increased level of isolation and anxiety to clients and all the charity’s fundraising events have been postponed until later in the year which will impact greatly on funds. This grant will provide 175 hours of telephone counselling over a three- month period.  Chichester
         
21/04/2020 Chichester HEART for Homeless 5000 Chichester HEART for Homeless provides support and help for people who sleep on the street, are insecurely housed or who have previously been homeless.  In response to the coronavirus pandemic, they are now providing homeless people with hot takeaway breakfasts every day from a city centre church. This grant will help pay the additional expenses generated by this new way of working, including food costs, suitable containers for takeaways, hot drinks and receptacles, and the expense of keeping the church building open. Chichester
         
21/04/2020 Citizens Advice 1066 5000 Citizens Advice 1066 provides a general advice service to people in Hastings and St Leonards by highly trained volunteers. This funding will enable ten more volunteers to be set up for remote working with the necessary phones and IT equipment. In addition, it will pay for additional staff hours for a period of three months. Hastings
         
21/04/2020 Fareshare Project 5000 FareShare Sussex re-distributes surplus food to vulnerable people across Sussex. As a result of the Covid-19 crisis, the charities they provide food for are struggling to find the cost of their FareShare fees. This grant will enable them to waive their fees for three months as a way of helping the charities to survive. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 Clock Tower Sanctuary 5000 The Clock Tower Sanctuary works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or insecurely housed, enabling them to move from crisis to stability. This grant will pay the Support Coordinator’s salary and a contribution plus other project costs. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 East Sussex Credit Union 5000 East Sussex Credit Union is a not-for-profit savings and loans co-operative. This funding will provide people at high risk of poverty/destitution during this crisis with a short term financial boost until government support kicks in, or they are allowed to work normally again.  Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 East Worthing Task Force 3000 East Worthing Task Force is a Covid-19 support group run by local volunteers, including some local councillors. This grant will support the work of the 30 volunteers who can pack and deliver food parcels and essential goods (e.g. soap) to those in need. Funding is specifically for food and supplies. Worthing
         
21/04/2020 Engage 1550 Engage provides two rural community clubs in rural East Sussex: TN22 for people over 60, and TN22 Plus for those with dementia, and their carers.  This funding to enable Engage to continue to liaise with their members and volunteers for twelve weeks. Costs include phone line, volunteer expenses (shopping and medicine deliveries), fortnightly newsletter. Wealden
         
21/04/2020 Fairlight Parish Council 1500 Fairlight Parish Council have set up a volunteer group to provide help to the ageing and vulnerable residents during this period of lockdown. This funding is so that volunteers,  co-ordinated by the Parish Clerk, can provide services, such as shopping, collecting prescriptions, telephone contact etc. Rother
         
21/04/2020 Fare Divide 5000 Fare Divide’s vision is to save perishable foodstuffs from landfill. This funding will help to pay for a refrigerated van for giving perishable food out in Littlehampton, during the Covid-19 crisis. Arun
         
21/04/2020 Fishbourne Volunteer Squad 820 Fishbourne Volunteer Squad provides support services to the community of Fishbourne –  shopping, prescription collection, dog walking and telephone support. This funding is for mobile phone, insurance, bank account set up, volunteers PPE and a hardship fund for those unable to buy food. Chichester
         
21/04/2020 Friends, Families and Travellers 5000 Friends, Families and Travellers  works to end discrimination and achieve equitable treatment of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities. Poor health status, combined with poverty, overcrowding and historic issues related to accommodation put Gypsy and Traveller communities at higher risk of being infected by Covid-19 and at greater risk of severe outcomes as a result of contracting Covid-19. This funding is to help meet additional staffing and IT support costs. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group 3340 Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group provides emotional and practical support to 700 men held in two immigration removal centres at Gatwick Airport and after release. While numbers in the centres have been drastically reduced due to Covid-19, many people released from detention face extreme hardship. Rapid emptying of the centres meant many were released to homelessness and destitution. This funding is to assist 25 people with food vouchers and a contribution towards rent for three months. Crawley
         
21/04/2020 Hastings and Rother Mediation 2653 Hastings and Rother Mediation works with vulnerable members of the local community delivering mediation services to those who need it. This funding supports the adaption to online services: six laptops and Zoom subscriptions. Hastings
         
21/04/2020 Hastings Area Community Trust 5000 Hastings Area Community Trust provides grants to people in need and provides accommodation to other local charities, the income from which meets its running costs. This funding is to purchase supplies for their Pantry project which supports people in need with food.  Hastings
         
21/04/2020 Home-Start Arun, Worthing & Adur 5000 Home-Start supports local families who are going through tough times including bereavement, parent /child disability, feeling isolated and poor mental health. The risk of COVID-19 and isolation has exacerbated the stress in which families are living. This funding is to help provide ‘Packs of Joy’, new resources of age appropriate books, colouring sheets, crayons, games, puzzles to every child – and other costs.  Arun
         
21/04/2020 Jigsaw (South East) Ltd 5000 Jigsaw (South East) offers grief support to children and young people who have experienced the death of a significant family member. This funding is for core costs (for six months) to enable them to continue their service through the Covid-19 pandemic. Mid Sussex
         
21/04/2020 Little Gate Farm 3000 Little Gate supports people with learning disabilities and autism into paid employment so they can live, happy fulfilled lives. This funding is for core costs, adapting the service to online and telephone support. Hastings
         
21/04/2020 Mid-Sussex Older People’s Council 2330 Mid-Sussex Older People’s Council offers support, advice and information on issues that affect older people via roadshows, events, public meetings, helpline, newsletters and our website. This funding is to deliver key information and support every two weeks for increased numbers of older, vulnerable people for a further eight-week period. Mid Sussex
         
21/04/2020 My Sisters’ House CIO 4980.4 My Sister’s House is the only women’s centre in West Sussex, based in Bognor Regis. Many of the women who access the service are vulnerable with multiple disadvantages, such as domestic abuse, poverty and mental health issues. This funding for a complex needs worker, giving financial advice for 18 weeks, as demand has rises for this service. It will also fund IT equipment for remote working. Arun
         
21/04/2020 Oasis Project (Formerly Brighton Oasis Project) 4800 Brighton Oasis Project improves the lives and maximise the potential of the diverse range of women, and children affected by drug and alcohol misuse. This funding is to enable them to strengthen their offer of support at this time from securing basic necessities for families like food and toiletries, to further adapting services to include video therapy, virtual peer support groups, remote parent/child sessions and an online psychotherapeutic group for adolescents. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 Purple People Kitchen Food Bank 5000 Purple People Kitchen Food Bank run a food bank for people in the BN41 post code area in food poverty. This funding is for food supplies, PPE for volunteers and a security guard to ensure distance restrictions are followed. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 Resource Centre 5000 The centre provides practical support to community groups to enable them to achieve their own aims more effectively. This funding is for core running costs to replace the loss of income due to closure and  for additional costs of remote working and online service provision. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 RISE 5000 RISE provides crisis refuge for up to fifteen families and a complex needs dispersed refuge. This funding will help them pay staff costs to cover for those staff who are self-isolating or ill, to upgrade and/or improve  technology to offer a good remote service and  to cover the cost of emergency housing, food and essentials for those self-isolating and at risk. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 Rivers Learning Project Community 5000 Rivers supports vulnerable women who, due to social, economic or other lifestyles, face barriers to accessing services. As a direct result of Covid-19, many are unable to seek support from valuable friends, external families or other organisations. This funding is to provide basic food, female hygiene products and toiletries  to lessen the extra financial burden for women and girls. Crawley
         
21/04/2020 Rotary Club of Chichester Harbour 5000 Rotary Club of Chichester Harbour is supporting local families in desperate need, via the Chichester food bank and referrals from health professionals etc. This funding is to help them buy a range of much-needed items, such as cookers, microwaves, rugs, baby milk and nappies. Chichester
         
21/04/2020 Safety Net 4952.4 Safety Net’s mission is to keep children and young people safe from harm and abuse. This funding is to help to continue their support, adapting services to online, with group workshops and one-to-one sessions and will pay for IT equipment: four laptops and software. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 St Paul’s Church & Parish Centre 5000 St Paul’s Parish Centre provides a venue and facilities to local residents, surrounding parishes and over 40 local organisations. This funding to increase capacity to support the high-risk and vulnerable isolating – including adapting services, running a phone line, sending weekly newsletters and collecting and delivering food.  Chichester
         
21/04/2020 St Peter’s Church (Safehaven Project) 5000 St Peter’s is located in central Brighton. Their vision is to  help the disadvantaged in the community to regain their hope, purpose and involvement in the community. They offer programmes and support to young families, youth and the homeless including a weekly hot meal, and drop-ins for both men and women and a winter night shelter. This funding for food provisions for 200 food parcels to be delivered. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 St Wilfrid’s Hospice – Eastbourne 5000 St Wilfrid’s Hospice provides skilled and compassionate care for patients with complex needs as they near the end of life. This funding to provide a further 400 counselling hours over the next five months, focussing on Covid-19 bereavement support and staff wages. Eastbourne
         
21/04/2020 Sussex Prisoners Families 2400 Sussex Prisoners’ Families supports families to cope with the devastating impact of having a loved one receive a prison sentence. This funding will support the increase staff capacity, for 60 hours per month for four months. Telephone service to provide emotional support to families and advocacy with prisons and to increase and maintain  digital support services. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 Sussex Stalking Support 4632 Sussex Stalking Support is devoted to helping victims of stalking and raising awareness. They have moved services to online and telephone calls. This funding for two laptops and staff costs of continued work. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 The Apuldram Centre 3120 The Apuldram Centre works to support adults with learning disabilities, services include a dedicated day centre, offering meaningful and enterprising daytime occupational activities. They have adapted their services to continue at home. This funding will help to purchase IT equipment: two laptops, weekly vehicle safety checks and fuel and class equipment: crafts, garden, cooking ingredients. Chichester
         
21/04/2020 The MY Trust 5000 The MY Trust delivers the Youth Employability Service for East Sussex County Council. The service supports over 4,000 vulnerable young people. This grant will enable remote working to be more efficient and contribute towards the total cost to upgrade IT equipment, specifically laptops to meet the additional requirements. Hastings
         
21/04/2020 The Youth Counselling Project 4800 The Youth Counselling Project delivers free, specialist psychotherapeutic counselling to school children in Seaford who are facing mental health difficulties and who have been referred by their schools. This funding will enable 12 children to each receive a ten-session course of counselling, urgently needed for children and families at this very stressful time.  Lewes
         
21/04/2020 Trust for Developing Communities 4770 The Trust for Developing Communities delivers community-led solutions to tackling inequality in Brighton & Hove. This funding for a community development worker for older people, coordinating TDCs response: giving information of foodbanks, establishing a peer support network, upskilling volunteers for digital working and building community resilience. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 Tyler’s Trust 2000 Tyler Trust provides gift boxes and hospital bags to children with brain tumours or other life threatening illnesses. This funding will support the purchase of vouchers for food stores and toys /activity stores to support the families on lockdown to replace the gift boxes until they are able to meet face to face again. Chichester
         
21/04/2020 Voices in Exile 5000 Voices in Exile works with refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants who have no recourse to public funds. As a result of the pandemic and the impact of social distancing, they are facing the multiple challenges. This funding will help to provide food, toiletries and cleaning products on a delivery basis rather than run the usual food bank, support changes to the ways in which the organisation operates in line with home working eg IT, office and technical equipment and to equip clients with phones / WiFi so that they can access essential services and medical information. Brighton & Hove
         
21/04/2020 WynterCon 2106.88 WynterCon support and encourage those from underprivileged backgrounds to thrive within the creative sector and be part of their local community. This funding is for IT equipment to continue to run mental health support and creative workshops, adapting to online. Eastbourne
         
21/04/2020 Xtrax (Hastings and Rother) 4896 Xtrax provide a safe, non-judgemental, friendly and personal drop-in service to all young people aged 16-24. The drop-in is  closed but continuing with one-to-one appointments three afternoons a week and on two afternoons they deliver the outreach programme. This funding for marketing, giving Covid 19 information via updated social media and upgrading their website so beneficiaries are accurately informed. Hastings
         
21/04/2020 You Raise Me Up  3600 You Raise Me Up provides emotional, financial and practical support for families following the death of a child aged 16-25. This funding is help to continue to run their counselling services for the next three months while there is  very little fundraising income, due to the closure of the support centre and events. Wealden

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