Majonzi Fund was created in collaboration with Patrick Vernon OBE, to provide bereavement and grief support to members of the Black and Minoritised community affected by loss due to Covid-19.
Majonzi in Swahili means grief or deep sorrow.
Majonzi Fund recipients are provided with a monetary grant of £500 to use towards commemorating the lives of those they have lost in a way that is meaningful to them: anything from a memorial service to commissioning a work of art for the community. We are currently accepting applications until the end of February 2022.
Who can apply?
Households that have lost loved ones to Covid-19 and would like to organise an event to commemorate their lives
Community groups and organisations (including faith groups) looking for funding to organise a memorial service
Social entrepreneurs or artists looking to organise an event or commission a piece of art for a community