The main Voluntary Services Emergency Fund (VSEF) is funded by Welsh Government to support vulnerable people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. 

The VSEF model is being used to disseminate this Comic Relief funding. The VSEF grant scheme is funded by Comic Relief from monies raised from the Big Night In.

Comic Relief VSEF can fund work in Wales that benefits community members under its four strategic themes:

Children survive and thrive - Actions to give children the best start in life and access to opportunities to achieve their potential

Gender justice - Actions to improve equality for women and girls 

A safe place to be - Actions to help vulnerable people improve their circumstances and safety

Mental health matters - Actions to enable access to support and increase awareness

Grant funding can be used for smaller capital or revenue expenditure including consumables, the request must fit in with the grant aims of maintaining or increasing voluntary services for vulnerable individuals and communities affected by or as we try to recover from the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. 

All Money awarded must be spent by 31st March 2021.

Click here to download the application form

Deadline for applications 15th February 2021

Applications that meet the criteria will be allocated on a first come, first served basis by the panel while funding remains available.

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