These are all the Harrogate charities getting a share of £400,000 from Government's Coronavirus Community Support Fund
Twenty different charities in the Harrogate district have been awarded a share of more than £400,000 from the Government to support their work during Covid year.
Bids for the Government's Coronavirus Community Support Fund had to be submitted by July and the Government has just announced that 20 charities serving the Harrogate, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge area have shared £414,608.
Harrogate and Knaresborough's MP welcomed the news.
Andrew Jones MP said: “There have been many funds available for charities and the Community Support Fund was specifically set up to help social enterprises and other bodies giving essential support to vulnerable people.
"Over the last decade since I became the MP for our area I have seen first-hand the valuable work many of the organisations do.
"I am delighted that they are benefiting from the Support Fund and continuing the fantastic work they do.”
Charities in Harrogate district to win grants (and their cash totals)
Happy Wanderers Ambulance Association
Samaritans of Harrogate and District
Harrogate District Hospice Care
Boroughbridge and District Community Care
New beginnings peer support
Cliff House Community Support Service
Vision Support Harrogate District
Harrogate and Knaresborough Toy Library
Harrogate and Ripon Council for Voluntary Services
Mind in Harrogate District
Disability Action Yorkshire
Community Catalysts CIC
Orb Community Enterprise
Yorkshire Yoga and Therapy Centre
Wesley Centre Harrogate
The Coronavirus Community Support Fund
In May the government set up the Coronavirus Community Support Fund – a £200m cashpot with two aims:
1. To increase community support to vulnerable people affected by the COVID-19 crisis, through the work of civil society organisations.
2. To reduce temporary closures of essential charities and social enterprises, ensuring services for vulnerable people impacted by COVID-19 have the financial resources to operate, and so reduce the burden on public services.
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