Grants awarded

The grants we award range in size from a few hundred to tens of thousands of pounds. Some grants tackle short-term immediate issues and may be in response to specific political developments. Occasionally multi-year grants are made.

Information about grants is published on this website once the grant has been formally agreed.

Our grants are also published to the 360Giving standard* and are available to download as an Excel spreadsheet.  See below for a full list of grants starting with the most recent.

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  • Unlock Democracy

    Democratic Emergency conference

    to organise an Activist Conference in May 2020, to engage and support a core of new activists

    Amount: £7,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2020
  • Bulgarian Centre for Social Integration and Culture

    UK Democracy Fund

    Increasing participation of the Bulgarian/Roma community

    to overcome marginalisation of the Bulgarian and Roma community in Edmonton through activities encouraging them to vote in the upcoming London Mayoral election

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2020
  • The Politics Project

    UK Democracy Fund

    Digital Hustings

    to test ‘digital hustings’ that can engage more young people in the Mayoral elections in Greater Manchester and London in May 2020

    Amount: £19,050
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2020
  • Alliance for Choice

    Abortion Access & Destigmatisation in Northern Ireland

    to continue effective campaigning for abortion access and destigmatisation in Northern Ireland

    Amount: £51,000
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2020
  • Voice4Change England

    No ID

    to campaign against the introduction of voter ID, working with the Electoral Reform Society

    Amount: £7,440
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2020
  • Represent Us

    VoteSmart2019

    to increase engagement with tactical voting

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • The Activate Collective

    to build capacity and pilot a programme to recruit, champion and fund female community activists from disabled, low income and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds

    Amount: £45,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Future Advocacy

    Minority Report: Exploring the impact of police-use of Facial Recognition Technology

    to investigate the impact of the police’s use of live facial recognition technology on minority groups in the UK

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Campaign Together

    Campaign Together for a Progressive Government, 2019

    to train 10,000 progressive canvassers to help progressive front runners win in 50 marginal seats at the 2019 General Election

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019