Addressing Housing Issues in our Communities: Small Grants Funding Opportunity In June BVSC launched a new small grants fund open to voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector organisations that are supporting their community in and around specific geographic areas in Birmingham: Erdington, Handsworth and Sparkhill. This funding is aimed at organisations who have identified housing issues such as poor housing or homelessness in the communities they support. Shelter is looking to invest up to £40,000 in grant awards of up to £5,000. This opportunity closed to applications on 31st August 2023. We are currently assessing the applications received and will provide an update on this page once this process is complete and all applicants have been notified of their application outcome. If you have any questions about this opportunity, you can contact the team via [email protected].