Clothworkers’ Emergency Capital Programme

Article date
7 April 2020
Primary interest
Voluntary sector

The Clothworkers’ Emergency Capital Programme (CECP) will award small capital grants of up to £5,000 for essential capital items to adapt or increase services in response to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Priority will be given to organisations supporting vulnerable and ‘at risk’ groups within the following key programme areas:

  • Alcohol and substance misuse
  • Disadvantaged minority communities
  • Disadvantaged young people
  • Domestic and sexual abuse
  • Homelessness
  • Older people
  • People with disabilities
  • Prisoners and ex-offenders
  • Visual impairment
Who can apply?
  • Registered charities and Community Interest Companies (limited by guarantee without share capital);
  • Income of less than £2 million per annum;
  • Carrying out work within one of the above programme areas;
  • Organisations that promote a particular religion or that only provide services to people of a particular religion are ineligible to apply. 
How to apply