Redbridge Social Action Fund

Closed 22 Jan 2021

Opened 13 Nov 2020


The London Borough of Redbridge is providing grants of up to £1,000 to support not for profit organisations and groups working with those affected by the Covid-19 Crisis in Redbridge through the Redbridge Social Action Fund (RSAF).

What you can apply for:
•    Delivery of services/support to address social isolation
•    Events/projects to bring communities together
•    Volunteer expenses 
•    Purchase of equipment to help you deliver services in different ways
•    Other needs - This list is not exhaustive; if there’s a need that Covid-19 has created that you want to address, make an application and we may be able to help.


Frequently Asked Questions

Who Can Apply

Not-for profit organisations and groups with an annual income of less that £100,000 can apply (see the guidance note for full details). All of the funding that you apply for must deliver benefit within the London Borough of Redbridge.

How to Apply

Complete the online application form by clicking “Apply Now” below.

What is the deadline for applications?

We’ll be assessing applications on a fortnightly basis. The first deadline is Friday 27 November at 5pm, and then fortnightly thereafter through to Friday 22 January 2021 (or until the fund is exhausted if this happens before then). Any funds still available after 22 January will be rolled for distribution later in the year.

Do I need to provide any other information?

At this stage all you need to do is complete the application form. If you are successful we may ask you to provide some further information before the grant is paid.

How will the applications be assessed?

Applications are assessed by Council staff and recommendations are made to the Cabinet Member for Transformation and Engagement to make the decision on which applications will be funded.

Where can I get help with writing my application?

Guidance notes on the application process are available here

Further help and advice on completing the RSAF application form, and on finding and applying for other sources of funding is available from Redbridge CVS. You can contact Shaweb Ahmed, Community Fundraiser at Redbridge CVS by telephone on 020 3874 4137 or by email at

If you have any technical difficulties with completing the online form, or any other questions about the RSAF grant process, you can contact the London Borough of Redbridge Policy Equalities & Communities Team on 020 8708 6819 or by email at

What happens next

The application deadline has now passed. To find out about future grant opportunities please visit the Council's website.


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