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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  • British Youth Council

    Votes at 16 APPG – growing parliamentary support

    to develop MPs’ support for Votes at 16

    Amount: £18,000
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2021
  • Breakthrough

    #HandsOffOurVote

    to provide coaching and training on how to develop impactful campaigns and to support mapping and connecting to other organisations

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2021
  • Citizens UK

    Using community organising to drive voter registration (Project Extension)

    to extend their UK Democracy Fund project to increase the democratic participation of young people in PCC, Mayoral and local elections taking place in May 2021

    Amount: £6,620
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2021
  • National Youth Arts Wales

    Maniffest / Ffilm

    to deliver six original social media videos on the theme of youth empowerment and youth voice ahead of the May 2021 Senedd elections

    Amount: £6,810
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2021
  • Voting Counts

    Vote 2021

    to promote content covering elections happening in 2021 on their online voting hub, in order to inform young voters

    Amount: £1,700
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2021
  • I have a voice CIC

    Local matters

    to deliver a youth engagement programme for local elections in England in May 2021

    Amount: £26,445
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2020
  • the3million

    Our Home, Our Vote

    to run a targeted political rights programme to mobilise EU voters in the 2021 local elections in England

    Amount: £25,000
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2020
  • The Politics Project

    VOTER

    to develop and maintain an election resources platform for educators; train and support teachers to engage their students in elections; and build and maintain a schools’ support network

    Amount: £93,240
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2020
  • Nottingham Trent University

    Making Votes-at-16 Work: Mobilising young first-time voters

    to test and demonstrate the impact on participation rates of different interventions to engage newly enfranchised young people in Wales

    Amount: £39,912
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2020