The application window for our UK funding round is now closed, thank you to all who applied.

We respond to all applicants, whether successful or unsuccessful. If we require further information, we will be in touch. If you haven't heard from us by the end of the year, feel free to drop us a line, however we expect to be in contact with all organisations who applied in the next couple of months.

We currently have a UK funding round open and it will close on Friday 1st October at 4pm. 

This round is open to all eligible UK projects. We have not yet confirmed a date for our next Overseas round. Please check back in early 2022.

We have recently closed our targeted UK funding round, for creative projects under our Homelessness or Refugee and Asylum seekers aims. Thank you to everyone who applied, we will be in touch with you over the next few weeks. 

We will be opening a full UK funding round, open to all applicants, from Monday 6th September (9:00am) - Friday 1st October (4:00pm). 

We have recently completed our overseas funding round for 2021. Thank you to everyone who applied. We are pleased to be supporting the following organisations and projects:

Social and Economic Inequality

  • Accelerating Community Empowerment - Digital Influences for Social Good
  • Action Village India - Strengthening women’s leadership and participation in rural local governance
  • Afghanaid - Literacy for Livelihoods: Empowering Afghan Women to Reduce Poverty and Promote Equality
  • Azuko - Build for safety training
  • Behati Foundation - End Water and Covid-19 crisis
  • Bishop Simeon Trust - KATHA Safe Park
  • Christian Aid - No Small Change- Youth Employment through Resilient Agriculture in Burundi
  • Education for the Children Foundation - Essential Psychological Support at The School of Hope 
  • Global Greengrants Fund UK - Supporting grassroots movements for food sovereignty, environmental resilience and sustainable livelihoods in the Congo Basin 
  • GNDR - Building Back Stronger Sustainable Livelihoods
  • Hope Foundation for Street Children - Crisis Intervention Centre for Girls
  • HOPE International Development Agency - Water, Sanitation & Livelihood Skills in Garadida
  • Jeevika Trust India Development Group - Linking Smart Farm Agri Solutions Odisha India
  • SALVE International - Sustainable Farming and Business Skills for families of street-connected children
  • School Club Zambia - Atuboole antomwe "come together" Agriculture Project
  • SeeBeyondBorders UK - Learning for a better life: helping Cambodia’s most vulnerable children start and stay in school
  • Teach A Man To Fish - Female Role Models for School Enterprise Challenge
  • Traidcraft Exchange - The Hidden Homeworkers Project
  • War on Want - Supporting agroecological transition and challenging harmful agrochemicals in Kenya
  • WeSeeHope - Developing sustainable livelihoods in western Uganda through community banking and business skills training

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

  • Children of the Mekong - Save children from abuse and provide them with better living conditions in refugee camps in the Tak region, Thailand
  • Love Welcomes - Helping Refugee Women Integrate to a New Life
  • Plan International UK - Combatting child labour among Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon
  • Play Action International - Enriching Refugee Children’s Lives Through Play
  • THE SIR BOBBY CHARLTON FOUNDATION - Support to Disabled and Traumatised Syrian Refugee Children
  • University of Sheffield - Project Title Zaatari - Green Beds 

Human Rights

  • Fund for Global Human Rights UK - Promoting Justice, Equality & Empowerment for Women and Girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • New Israel Fund - Protecting Freedom of Movement for Palestinians of the Gaza strip 
  • Peace Brigades - Digital capacity building scheme to legally empower grassroots land and environmental rights defenders
  • Reprieve - Limiting the Application of the Death Penalty for Children in Saudi Arabia
  • Theatre for a Change - Empowering Women in Sex Work, Women of Dignity Alliance, Ghana
  • Their Future Today - Justice for Kala: rights for children institutionalised in Sri Lanka 

Health

  • Baynards Zambia Trust - Mkushi Family Planning Project
  • Disability and Development Partners - Therapeutic and social support for the rehabilitation and reintegration of destitute women and girls with mental health issues. 
  • HealthProm - Mother and child health in Afghan Villages
  • HIPZ Health Improvement Project Zanzibar - Mental Health Community Outreach Days in Zanzibar
  • Kings Somaliland Partnership - Improving the quality of maternal, obstetric and neonatal care for marginalised women in Somaliland
  • Medical Aid for Palestinians - Protecting high-risk newborns in Gaza 
  • Orbis UK - Integrating eye care services in Cox’s Bazar; Phase 2
  • Sense International - Improving the education system for children with deafblindness in Kenya
  • Standing Voice - Improving the health and wellbeing of mothers and babies impacted by albinism in Tanzania
  • The Virtual Doctors - The Health for All Project Malawi
  • World Medical Fund For Children - Screen and Treat for cervical cancer

Elderly People

  • Age International - Quality and age-friendly healthcare services for older people in Ethiopia

Criminal Justice 

  • Build It International - Rise Again - Supporting Juveniles in conflict with the law to reintegrate
  • Fair Trials - Working for a world where every person's right to a fair trial is respected
  • Prisoners Abroad - Upholding British prisoners’ right to food and medical treatment in South-East Asia. 

Our UK funding window is now open and will close on Friday 11th June at 16:00pm. 

Please remember, that this round is exclusively focused on creative projects under our Homelessness or Refugee and Asylum seekers aims. It is open to both new and previous* applicants and is not limited to £5000. 

*we will not be supporting projects that we have funded previously, reapplicants will need to demonstrate a new element or strand to their project to be eligible.

We will be opening a full UK funding round, open to all applicants, from Monday 6th September (9:00am) - Friday 1st October (4:00pm). 

Our next UK funding window will be open from Monday 24th May (9:00am) - Friday 11th June (4:00pm). 

This round is exclusively focused on creative projects under our Homelessness or Refugee and Asylum seekers aims. It is open to both new and previous* applicants and is not limited to £5000. 

*we will not be supporting projects that we have funded previously, reapplicants will need to demonstrate a new element or strand to their project to be eligible.

 We will be opening a full UK funding round, open to all applicants, from Monday 6th September (9:00am) - Friday 1st October (4:00pm). 

Thank you to everyone who applied in 2020. We are pleased to be supporting the following organisations and projects:

UK Round Spring 2020 

Criminal Justice 

  • Birth Companions: Improving the lives of mothers and babies affected by the criminal justice system
  • Church Homeless Trust: Resettlement of homeless prison leavers in Merseyside, Bolton and Manchester
  • Dance United Yorkshire: Excel
  • INQUEST Charitable Trust: Work with women and girls across custody and detention settings
  • Irene Taylor Trust: Music in Prisons - Women's Prison Projects
  • Koestler Arts: Inspiring Creativity: Koestler Arts Curation Project and Exhibition in Yorkshire
  • Mind in Camden: Voices Unlocked
  • REMEDI: CEASE
  • The Zahid Mubarek Trust: Advocacy for Justice Programme

Elderly People

  • Ambleside Parish Centre: Inside Out Project for Older People
  • Cleveland Housing Advice Centre: Outreach Advisory Services and support for the Elderly living in their own homes
  • Community Solutions North West Ltd
  • Dignity in Dementia CIC: Community Come Dancing
  • Macular Society: Support services for elderly people with sight loss
  • Manor and Castle Development Trust: The Manor and Castle Health and Wellbeing Project (Older People)
  • Musical Connections: Communities in Harmony
  • NEXT STEPS MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE CENTRE: Totally Socially Out of hours/Weekend Warrior.
  • Northern Ballet: Northern Ballet Dance for Parkinsons
  • Saint Michaels Hospice: Volunteer Visitors Service
  • Sight Advice South Lakes: Sight Support for Visually Impaired Older People
  • St Gemmas Hospice: St Gemmas Hospice Carers Support Group
  • The Reader: Connect at Calderstones - Year 2

Mental Health

  • Back on Track: Beat the Blues
  • Bipolar UK: BIPOLAR YOUTH PEER SUPPORT YOUNG VOLUNTEERS PROJECT 2020/22 
  • Cavendish Cancer Care: Improving mental health in cancer patients and their families
  • Crossroads Derbyshire: Children's domestic abuse counselling service
  • Golddigger Trust: Wellbeing Lead
  • Leeds Mind: Bridging the social and economic gap in West Leeds
  • National Schizophrenia Fellowship: Mental Health Care Navigator
  • Place2Be: Place2Be Counsellors on Placement: supporting children's mental health in Yorkshire schools
  • Sheffield Flourish: FlippinMental Theatre - Drama for the Mind 
  • Vision Care for Homeless People: Opticians Clinic for Homeless People in Leeds
  • Visyon Ltd: Open Access
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Human Rights

  • Centre for Womens Justice: Empowering the womens sector and their service users to fight injustice and protect their human rights
  • NSPCC: Protect & Respect
  • Parents Against Child Exploitation: Ending child exploitation
  • Prisoners Advice Service PAS: Advocating for Older Prisoners and Prisoners with Disabilities 
  • The Snowdrop Project: Working with the survivors of trafficking
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Refugees and Asylum Seekers

  • ASSIST Sheffield: Raising awareness of asylum issues in Sheffield
  • BEACON: BEACON
  • Birmingham Centre for Arts Therapies: Supporting Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers with EAL needs (English as an Additional Language)
  • Bradford City of Sanctuary: Bradford Schools of Sanctuary
  • Christ Church Armley Community Projects Ltd: Meeting Point
  • Maternity Action: Maternity Care Access Advice Service
  • Maun Refuge: All The Syrian Ladies: Food
  • Music Action International: Stone Flowers
  • Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum: Anti-Destitution Project
  • Music In Detention: Music In Detention: embedding the strategy
  • Refugee Action York: Volunteer Co-ordinator 
  • Refugee Rights Europe: Securing Human Rights & Safety for Refugees in the UK
  • South Yorkshire Refugee Law and Justice: Legal advice for fresh asylum claims
  • Theatre Deli: Migration Matters Festival 2020
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Social and Economic Inequality

  • Action on Empty Homes: Community Action on Empty Homes 
  • Become Charity: Supporting care-experienced young people in the North East to make their voices heard
  • Cardboard Citizens: Amplifying unheard voices 
  • Church Action on Poverty: Your Local Pantry
  • Contact a Family: Campaign on Universal Credit for disabled young people in education
  • Disability Sheffield: Challenging Disability Hate Crime
  • EDT: Go4SET For Pupil Referral Unit’s
  • Leeds Tidal: Climate Equality Project
  • Surviving Economic Abuse SEA: Online forum for victim-survivors of economic abuse
  • The Albert Kennedy Trust: akt Service Manager Newcastle
  • The Big Issue Foundation: Service Brokerage - Nottingham
  • The Community Supported Agriculture Network UK: Share, Learn, Grow
  • The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre: The Edge Booth Centre Partnership
  • Whirlow Hall Farm Trust: Whirlow LIFE

Overseas Covid Emergency Round 

  • Advantage Africa
  • Age International
  • CAFOD
  • Chase Africa
  • Child Hope
  • Christian Aid
  • Compass Children’s Charity
  • Ethiopiaid
  • Farm Africa
  • FRANK Water
  • Haller 
  • HealthProm
  • IMPACT
  • Kidasha 
  • Minority Rights Group (MRG)
  • Peace Brigades
  • PHASE Worldwide
  • Plan International UK
  • Railway Children
  • Street Child 
  • TAPOL
  • Team Kenya 
  • Traidcraft Exchange
  • War on Want
  • Womankind Worldwide

UK Autumn 2020 

Criminal Justice

  • APPEAL: Beyond Hillsborough: Criminal appeals as a lever for criminal justice system accountability in the North of England
  • Fine Cell Work: Rebuilding Cell Groups
  • Good Vibrations: "Good Vibrations in Northern England"
  • JUSTICE: Creating a fairer, more accessible justice system that protects and upholds the fundamental human rights of all, but particularly those of vulnerable people.
  • Prisoners Education Trust: Changing Lives: Access to Learning for men and women aged 25 and under

Elderly People

  • Nottinghamshire Hospice Limited: Nottinghamshire Hospice Outreach and Discharge Service (HODS)
  • Excluded Young People
  • TLC Talk Listen Change: The Right Angle

Human Rights

  • AIRE Centre: EEA Women in Detention
  • Children and Families Across Borders: Core costs
  • Prisoners of Conscience: UK Hardship and Family Reunion Relief

Mental Health

  • Action for Wellbeing: Action for Engagement
  • Artichoke Trust: City of Light, Lumiere Durham 2021
  • Blyth Star Enterprises: 'Roots to Recovery'
  • Bolton Lads and Girls Club: Universal Health and Wellbeing
  • Cellar Trust: Mothers Achieving Together 
  • Counselling and Support for Young People CASY: Online Counselling
  • Depaul UK: Mental Health and Wellbeing Support for Young People who Have Experienced Homelessness
  • Fallen Angels Dance Theatre: Enhanced Community Programme
  • Freedom from Torture: Direct therapeutic support to improve the lives of torture survivors across Manchester
  • Launchpad: Mental Health support for Homeless Veterans in Liverpool
  • Light Peer Support: Light-Online
  • Maggies: Where Now? at Maggie's Yorkshire
  • Maytree Respite Centre: The Maytree Respite Centre and Replication
  • Open Door Charity: Well-being activities programme
  • Pennywell Neighbourhood Centre: Health and well-being skills programme
  • Project 6: Young People Mental Health
  • SELFA: SELFA Therapy Services
  • Skills for People: You Are Not Alone
  • Southmead Project: Nexus counselling
  • Stonebridge City Farm: Welcome to the digital age
  • Student Minds: Student Mental Health Policy Briefings for Students’ Unions
  • The Brain and Spine Foundation: Neuro Helpline Support
  • The Change Foundation: Netball 4 Change (N4C)
  • The Wave Project: Surf Therapy on the Yorkshire Coast
  • Trauma Treatment International: Building the capacity of UK based organisations, working with the survivors of torture, trafficking, slavery and war, to better support themselves and their staff
  • Tyneside Womens Health: Building Blocks to Better Mental Health
  • YMCA Scarborough: Youth Mental Health Project

 Refugee and Asylum Seekers

  • Burnley FC in the Community: Clarets Welcome
  • British Refugee Council: “Move On”: influencing strategic change to combat destitution and homelessness amongst new refugees
  • Room to Heal: Creative Survival - Strengthening Room to Heal's trauma healing community
  • Theatre Deli: Migration Matters Festival 2021
  • Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust: People and the DALES (PaD) 

Social and Economic Inequality

  • Boston Lithuanian Community: Happy Healthy Minds
  • Community Led Action and Savings Support: Women-led savings: financial, digital and democratic inclusion
  • Feedback: Food alchemy in Knowsley, from food desert to food place
  • Mustard Tree: Gateway to Mustard Tree
  • Roundabout Ltd: Rapid Rehousing
  • Save the Children UK: Sheffield Early Learning Community 
  • Solicitors Pro Bono Group aka LawWorks: LawWorks Clinics Programme (North West, North East and Yorkshire)
  • Sunderland Womens Centre: Core Costs
  • Whitehaven Community Trust: Support Worker Project 2020-2021
  • Young Womens Trust: Work It Out Greater Manchester

The application window for our Overseas funding round is now closed, thank you to all who applied.

We respond to all applicants, whether successful or unsuccessful. If we require further information, we will be in touch. We expect to be in contact with all organisations who applied in the next couple of months.

We currently have an Overseas funding round open and it will close on Friday 5th February at 18:00.

This round is open to all eligible Overseas projects.

You can apply via our online application form here. 

We are pleased to announce the dates for our next Overseas funding round, as follows:

Application window opens: Monday 18th January 2021 (9:30am)
Application window closes: Friday 5th February 2021 (6:00pm)

See here for how to apply.

We will be accepting applications under any of our aims. Click here to read more about our Aims.