Comic Relief Community Cash

This fund is now closed to applications. The deadline for receipt of applications was Tuesday 16 May, 2017.

Read about the groups who benefited from these grants here

Comic Relief, the Western Daily Press and Somerset Community Foundation bring Comic Relief Community Cash to Somerset. Comic Relief Community Cash grants of £500-£1,000 are available to small organisations in Somerset that are doing great work to help local people living tough lives.

To be considered for funding you will need to:

We are looking for a wide range of projects that are able to deliver social outcomes.

Examples of the type of activities we will fund:

Who Can Apply?

We are particularly keen to ensure we reach groups of people who often miss out. As such we accept applications from the voluntary and community sector including:

Groups which have been established for less than 12 months, are eligible to apply.


Priority will be given to small, locally based groups in areas of disadvantage that have a clear understanding of the needs of their community and are undertaking actions as a means of addressing these needs. Depending on the quality and volume of applications received priority will be given to:

Who cannot apply:

In addition, Community Cash grants cannot be used to fund:

How to apply

Apply online using the link below. You can return to your online application form as many times as is needed, and save it as you go along. The online application link can also be shared with colleagues, or other parties, if more than one person needs to contribute to the application. 

To apply to Comic Relief Community Cash, click here.

You will be informed of the outcome of your application during the week commencing 10 July 2017.

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