Make a difference Volunteer Start a group If you would like to volunteer at one of our carers groups, get in touch and we can discuss the volunteering options available. If you are interested in setting up a carers group, you may be able to access small grant to help with set up costs. A budget is held by Care for the Carers on behalf of East Sussex County Council to fund Small Grants for Carers Groups. What are Small Grants for Carers Groups? Formerly referred to as Carers Voices Group Budget, Small Grants for Carers is a budget held by Care for the Carers on Behalf of East Sussex County Council. Grants can be applied for once a year to a maximum of £500 and the budget is allocated with the aim of enabling a group or organisation to start, improve or develop services that directly benefit unpaid carers of adults. What do I need to know before applying? Before applying for a Small Grant for Carers Groups there are some things you need to know. Please ensure you fully understand the following guidance before submitting your application. Would you like to apply? To apply, please contact Care for the Carers by calling 01323 738390 or by emailing [email protected].