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Support for groups helping people self-isolate: Grants

Dear Residents

Staffordshire County Council have provided the following information:

Support for groups helping people self-isolate:

Groups and organisations working with vulnerable communities in Staffordshire are set to benefit from a new county council fund.

The #DoingOurBit Covid-19 Self Isolators Grants Scheme is now accepting applications from groups who support vulnerable people who must self-isolate because they have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with others who have.

Full details of how to apply can be found Funding available for groups helping those self-isolating – Staffordshire County Council Newsroom – so please encourage your local groups to apply

Small village or community groups can apply for up to £1,500 with larger countywide organisations being allowed to apply for up to £12,000

People can find out more, check eligibility  and make an application at

The funding is limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis.

The grant can be used to help local people who are self-isolating with:

  • Accessing food
  • Accessing medication
  • Accessing daily essentials
  • Tackling loneliness / emotional wellbeing support / etc.

The scheme will close when all the funding has been allocated or 30 September 2021, whichever occurs earliest.