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Rainbow Fund Annual Grants Round for 2018 now open

The Rainbow Fund Annual Grants Round is now open. APPLICATION are invited from groups and organisations to fund, or part fund, LGBT+ specific, or HIV specific, projects in Brighton and Hove that deliver effective front line services to LGBT+ people in the city. Chris Gull, Chair...

Record numbers expected for Brighton Bear Weekend 2018

Organisers of the Brighton Bear Weekend (BBW) secure biggest prize fund yet, worth over £2,500 for this years fundraising raffle. RAFFLE prizes include a money can’t buy one-off piece of art worth over £1,700 from The Strange Case Company called Master Tom, and ten party...

Rainbow Chorus are top of the class – it’s official!

Brighton’s longest established LGBT+ chorus win first Golden Handbag of the season and help raise £540 for the Rainbow Fund. TWENTY seven teams from local LGBT+ community organisations and businesses battled it out at Charles Street Tap on Tuesday night (May 15) to...

Annual Easter Bonnet Parade raises £1,883.66 for Rainbow Fund

The annual Easter Bonnet Parade and Charity Drag Races organised between the Bedford Tavern and Grosvenor Bar in Hove, drew a huge crowd to Little Western Street on Easter Sunday. AN amazing £1,883.66 was raised for the Rainbow Fund to distribute through their independent grants...

Easter Eggheads at the ready!

Time to test your knowledge and crack those eggheads with the Brighton Bear Easter Quiz. Put a team together and trot down to the Camelford Arms on Thursday, March 29. Grab a table, answer the most questions correctly and £300 prize money, is there for the taking. The quiz starts...

Brighton Bear Christmas Quiz raises £278.73 for Rainbow Fund

The annual Brighton Bear Christmas Quiz organised by Brighton Bear Weekend at the Camelford Arms raises £278.73 for Rainbow Fund. THE Camelford was so busy for the annual Christmas quiz people were perched on the bar and sat in the Moroccan garden out the back to play. This yea...

Bear-Patrol raise almost £30,000 for good causes in 2017

Bear-Patrol Christmas party at Camelford Arms in December raises £605.38 for Rainbow Fund. THIS makes the total raised by Bear Patrol in 2017 to £29,968.28, bringing the running total raised for good causes since the group started fundraising in January 2011, to £188,098.02....

Rainbow Fund announce Spring small grants round

Rainbow Fund announce extra funding round for 2018. This will be a small grants round offering up to £1,000 per eligible group or organisation. For details of eligibility and criteria, click here: Deadline for applications is Friday, March 2. Chris Gull, Chair of the Rainbow...

Brighton Bear Halloween party breaks the vault for Rainbow Fund

This year’s annual Brighton Bear Halloween party raised a record breaking £533 for the Rainbow Fund. THE Night of The Living Zomibears held at Subline on October 27 was a huge success with many turning out in costume to enjoy the raucous party atmosphere. Top prizes donated...

Lunch Positive thanks Rainbow Fund for supporting people with HIV

I would like to say thank you to the Rainbow Fund and everyone who raises funds for it. THE grant of £8.082 which Lunch Positive has received for 2017-18 will have a huge impact on over 140 people who use and volunteer for Lunch Positive. We are especially grateful that the...