Brighton Rainbow Fund: How it Works

Chris Gull, Chair of the Brighton Rainbow Fund, on how the Brighton Rainbow Fund works and its Grants Presentation event, which took place at the Old Ship Hotel in Brighton last month. James Ledward and Paul Elgood started the Brighton Rainbow Fund 10 years ago as a legacy project with money left from the public…

First Grassroots grant from new funding stream

GRANTS of up to £1,000 from this fund are available to volunteer led LGBT+ projects, with no paid staff, in Sussex. Surdi is a not for profit group based in Brighton & Hove, who work to encourage hearing culture to accept deaf culture, avoid isolation, avoid social stigma and to create opportunities for deaf and…

Brighton Bear Weekend is coming to town!

Brighton prepares to be invaded by large hairy Bears for the ninth annual Brighton Bear Weekend (BBW) from June 13-16 to raise money for the Rainbow Fund. NOW is the time, if you haven’t done it already, to pop to their website and purchase a wristband giving you a range of discounts and deals at…

Brighton Rainbow Fund announce new funding rounds now open

Brighton Rainbow Fund announce new funding round and new funding opportunities for local LGBT+ projects. The Brighton Rainbow Fund distributes money raised throughout the year from Community Fundraising by Brighton Pride, Bear-Patrol, Brighton Bear Weekend, LGBT+ venues, other businesses, individual donors, and collection tins around the city.