Grants from Homeless Link

An overview of our current and past grant funds, with details on key dates and guidance for applicants.

Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund

Applications are now closed.

Homelessness, faith, community and voluntary sector organisations can now apply for transformation funding to provide single room and COVID-19 secure accommodation for people experiencing homelessness this winter.

The £2 million Homelessness Winter Transformation Fund is provided by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and will award grants of between £10,000 and £100,000. It will be distributed by Homeless Link in partnership with Housing Justice, offering much needed support to the sector at a time when many services are at risk due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic.

Read more here.

COVID-19 Homelessness Response Fund

The COVID-19 Homelessness Response Fund provides emergency funding to support homelessness organisations directly affected by the COVID-19 outbreak to adapt or expand their services.

Applications are closed, with the final round 2 grants to be announced shortly.

Round 1: The first tranche of £6 million from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, opened on 14 May 2020, and in early June over 130 grants were awarded.

Round 2: A second tranche of £5.5 million was announced on 13 July 2020. Of this funding pot, £4.82 million is provided by The National Lottery Community Fund for charities in England, and a further £680,000 is from Comic Relief, and will primarily be allocated to charities based in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The final deadline for applications was 28 September 2020. Awards must be spent within six months of receipt of funds or by 19 April 2021.

Ending Women's Homelessness Grants Programme

Homeless Link was awarded £2 million by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), from the Homelessness strand of the Tampon Tax Fund, to deliver onward grants to charities working with women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in England. The grants have been distributed and the fund is now closed.

For further information visit the webpage here.

Talk To Us

Tom Flynn

Grants Manager

Tom is Homeless Link's new Grants Manager and supports organisations to access emergency funding during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Telephone: +44 (0)7949458832