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Dorset Council Community Impact Fund - Round 5

The Dorset Council Community Impact Fund (DCIF) Round 5 (Coronavirus Support) has launched to support local charities, and voluntary organisations that are providing support and assistance to help Dorset’s most vulnerable people and their communities to recover after the recent Coronavirus outbreak.

The fund will support at risk groups who have been impacted by the pandemic and now need further support over the coming 3 to 6 months to help them recover with the easing of restrictions.

Round 5 focuses on helping disadvantaged people and vulnerable groups to stay healthy, safe and recover over the coming weeks and months. Voluntary and Community organisations are able to apply for up to £5,000. Local non-constituted groups who have been supporting local communities can also apply for up to £1,000 provided they have an organisation that can endorse and manage the funds on their behalf.

Application dates
Fund opens for new applications  Midnight Sunday 2 August 2020
Fund closes Midnight Sunday 20 September 2020
Award decisions confirmed End of August and end of September 2020


Policy and Performance Officer (Grants)

Name: Ian Wells
Tel: 01305 224307
Full contact details for Policy and Performance Officer (Grants)

External funding and grants manager

Name: Laura Cornette
Tel: 01305 224306
Full contact details for External funding and grants manager


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