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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  • Campaign for Press & Broadcasting Freedom (North)

    Campaigning for Media Reform after the Election

    towards the cost of a national conference and a series of follow-up media reform initiatives

    Amount: £3,750
    Theme: Media reform
    Date: 2020
  • Netpol Ltd

    Legal Safeguards Against Protest Surveillance

    to address fundamental issues of concern relating to the way that protests are categorised and policed

    Amount: £26,453
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2020
    Website: netpol.org
  • 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

    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

    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
  • Professor Peter John, King’s College London

    Register to Vote 2020

    to use randomised controlled trials to find out how to increase the electoral participation of low-voter-registration groups

    Amount: £55,384
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • Represent Us

    VoteSmart2019

    to increase engagement with tactical voting

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