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Lincolnshire Support and Services

Self-isolation Support across Lincolnshire

District Councils across Lincolnshire are delivering a nation-wide scheme to support people on low incomes who have to self-isolate if they test positive for coronavirus and cannot work from home.

The scheme, offering £500 support payments to help workers on low income, will begin on 28 September and will run until 31 January 2021.

The Test and Trace Support Payment has been introduced by the government in response to feedback from local authorities and directors of public health that some residents are struggling to self-isolate due to financial constraints.

The support payment will help ensure that people on low incomes are able to stay at home and self-isolate when they are instructed to do so by the NHS Test and Trace.

It will also encourage more people to get tested without the added pressure of losing income. It is hoped the scheme will help lead to a reduction in the transmissions of COVID-19.

Further information can be found on your District Council website.

Business Support across Lincolnshire

In partnership with Business Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire County Council are offering advice and guidance to businesses. This includes advice on the financial support available, and advice on social distancing practices, and continuing to operate to government guidelines.  Visit https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/coronavirus-support-services/business-consumer-advice-support

Funding Assistance and Appeals

Funding portal

Lincolnshire County Council in partnership with East Lindsey, South Kesteven and West Lindsey District Councils, provide a free to use service to enable you to search for funding. The Funding Portal can be found at www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/fundingportal.

Heritage emergency fund 

To help respond to the immediate crisis and the impact of temporary closures of many heritage sites and loss of revenue, the National Lottery Heritage Fund launching a £50million Heritage Emergency Fund. Further information is available at www.heritagefund.org.uk.

Coronavirus appeal

NET is working with a network of 46 community foundations across the UK. If you’re a local charity or group that would like to receive support from the appeal, you can contact the Lincolnshire Community Foundation at www.lincolnshirecf.co.uk.

Lincolnshire Community Foundation

Lincolnshire Community Foundation has launched an appeal that will form part of the Greater Lincolnshire Response and Recovery Fund. It will ensure support reaches local charities and community organisations quickly. Further information is available at  www.lincolnshirecf.co.uk.

Small Charities Commission 

The Small Charities Commission has collated the names and links to many different UK wide funders available at this time, all offering funding to deal with the impact of the Coronavirus. Visit the website for more details www.smallcharities.org.uk.

CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund 

CAF has launched this Fund to help smaller charitable organisations affected by the impact of Covid-19. Grants of up to £10,000 will help them to continue to deliver much needed support to our communities across the UK. Further information is available at www.cafonline.org.  

Sport England Community Engagement Fund

The Community Emergency Fund aims to deliver immediate funding to those most in need. It's specifically targeted at organisations who have a role in supporting the nation to be active. Further information is available at www.sportengland.org.

County Councillor Covid-19 Community Fund Scheme

This scheme provides funding for local projects during the coronavirus pandemic. Each county councillors can allocate £3,000 towards initiatives which benefit the community. Further information is available at www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/communityfund.

 

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Coronavirus support and services – Lincolnshire County Council