Primarily, they will provide support for the following (this is not an exhaustive list):
Activities that help vulnerable people who are self-isolating (the elderly, people with pre-existing medical conditions etc)
Ongoing needs of vulnerable people to ensure that their health and wellbeing is maintained
Support for foodbanks and organisations working to combat hardship caused by the pandemic including child hunger
Community response coordination• volunteer costs for those responding to the effects of the pandemic
Additional costs of working remotely and adapting services delivered in the wider community
Additional help as required for emotional and mental health needs and bereavement support
Applications for loss of contract income or fundraising for organisations providing support for vulnerable groups will also be considered, but will be deferred until July.
Grants of between £500 and £2,000 are available for groups with an annual income of up to £200,000
Grants of up to £5,000 are available for groups with an annual income of between £201,000 and £500,000
You can also contribute to their survey which aims to gather evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on the third sector in Wales.