The Foundation is keen to support community initiatives with innovative ideas and sustainable approaches in the priority areas listed below.
- Community Empowerment – This includes projects that address migration (particularly child migration), care for the elderly, palliative care and homelessness.
- Leadership Development –This includes projects that enhance leadership skills among people from disadvantaged communities and help lessen the gap between those communities and wider society.
- Public Engagement – This includes projects that strengthen the representation and voice of people from disadvantaged communities in wider society, address their own needs and contribute to all aspects of public life in the UK.
How much funding is available?
Applications should be for grants between £500-15,000 (restrictions apply) and should seek to address the disadvantage faced by Black communities, Gypsy, Roma, Traveller, refugee or White working class communities. Please note that we only fund work that takes place in the UK. Please see our funding page for more information.
Who can apply?
Applications are open to not-for-profit and charitable organisations. However, in exceptional circumstances, bodies or individuals working outside of a registered status may be supported as and when authorised by the Board of Trustees.
What is the application process?
If you are interested in applying for a grant, please visit our funding page for full details. You should also look through our Grant Making Policy and Application Guidance Notes before starting your application. Your application must be submitted by 11 pm on 31 August 2017. Completed applications submitted by this date will receive a decision in December 2017.
We welcome any enquiries about your application. These should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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