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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  • Make Votes Matter

    It’s time for Proportional Representation

    £300,000 over three years to upscale the Make Votes Matter campaign.

    Amount: £300,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2022
  • Labour for a New Democracy 

    £150,000 over 18 months for a campaign to achieve decisive support across the whole Labour movement for a manifesto commitment to Proportional Representation.

    Amount: £150,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2022
  • Windrush Defenders Legal

    Burning Work

    £64,999 over one year to produce a campaign to implement the WD Protocol, to shape policy and law proposals for righting the wrongs done to the Windrush Generation and their descendants.

    Amount: £64,999
    Theme: Truth to Power
    Date: 2022
  • Undercover Research Group

    Open up the Undercover Policing Inquiry

    £78,352 over two years to continue to press the Undercover Policing Inquiry for a more critical, open and investigative approach going forward.

    Amount: £78,352
    Theme: Truth to Power
    Date: 2022
  • Liberal Democrats

    £112,405 over one year to to strengthen central campaigning capability and infrastructure

    Amount: £112,405
    Theme: Political party
    Date: 2022
  • Polish Migrants Organise for Change (POMOC)

    She Votes 2022

    £7,450 over six months for listening sessions, strategic place-based canvassing and voter engagement, and bringing together key stakeholders, including electoral registration officers, to increase voter engagement among Polish women and their families in London, Liverpool and Birmingham, and to collect key insights ahead of the next General Election

    Amount: £7,450
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2022
  • defenddigitalme

    Biometrics in Schools

    £7,500 over six months to research how widespread biometric technology has become in schools and the effectiveness or deficiency of the law and enforcement in supporting children’s rights

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Truth to Power
    Date: 2022
  • Citizens UK (Cymru)

    Organising voter registration capacity in educational institutions

    £22,786 over four months to build scalable models of institution-based and online voter registration

    Amount: £22,786
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2022
  • Southern Women’s Aid Network (SWAN)

    Let’s get our community voting!

    £13,010 over six months to fund the hiring of a network manager and the costs of developing a network aimed specifically at voter registration

    Amount: £13,010
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2022