Coronavirus - Support from the Town Council

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Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council has agreed to use its grant fund to address the Coronavirus pandemic in our community. The COVID-19 Grant Fund provides funding to organisations working with parts of our community who are disproportionately and adversely impacted by coronavirus (COVID-19).

There are two separate grants available through the Fund; one for less than £500 and one for applications between £500 and £2,000.

Application forms can be completed and submitted online using the online forms below – there are two application forms so please ensure you complete the correct one.

Through the COVID-19 Grant Fund, the Town Council will rapidly provide grant funding to community-led schemes, which identify and safely address some of the important local issues that are arising due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

  • safe deliveries of essential goods and services to those who are vulnerable, such as foods and medicines
  • support for accessing/ signposting to online information and services
  • virtual support groups set up to help people to stay connected and informed and to maintain and support mental health and wellbeing
  • transport-related initiatives that support safe community responses to the outbreakc

Who Can Apply?

Applications are accepted from constituted and not-for-private-profit voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector groups and organisations and charities.

See part (a)of our guidance for more details.

Full details of the specific BoSH TC terms and conditions relating to these grant schemes form part of the application process and require projects to accept them before any funds are released.

How To Apply

Please fill out the relevant Coronavirus Grant Form.

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