COVID-19 Winter Crisis Grants

Sixteen successful applications have already received funds through the £100k Winter Crisis Grant since the start of 2021.

The county council is working with Sussex Community Foundation in supporting community groups providing local activities helping families financially impacted by the pandemic. This grant is available to those groups who have undertaken this activity, including food parcels or other household items, financial support through individual grants for utility bills or even providing emergency heaters etc.

Information on the criteria, plus a link to the application form can be found here.

If there are any questions please contact Sussex Community Foundation on 01273 409440 or

Applications for grants up to £5,000 will be considered weekly as this fund will need to be awarded by end of March 2021.