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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  • Vote for Your Future

    Vote For Your Future Registration and Turnout Drive

    to increase youth participation in elections by targeting universities and by digital advertising and brand partnerships

    Amount: £70,000
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • Citizens UK

    Using community organising to drive voter registration

    to run voter registration and turnout drives using their organising approach in 25 young people’s institutions

    Amount: £64,770
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • openDemocracy

    Challenging dark money, secretive lobbying & misinformation

    to expose and challenge abuses of Britain’s democratic system during the next election campaign

    Amount: £38,085
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Voting Counts

    to provide information and resources that encourage increased voter turnout amongst young people

    Amount: £1,000
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • The Politics Project

    The Election Education and Research Project

    to support young people to register/vote in upcoming elections, and to test the impacts of different schools-based voter participation tools

    Amount: £31,950
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • Vote for Policies

    in partnership with UK Youth to run a pilot program working with their young members to create a new category that groups policies relevant to young people, which will be published on the UK Youth website, and promoted directly to young people via UK Youth’s Voice programme and wider network

    Amount: £6,900
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Shout Out UK

    Political Literacy for All

    to promote Political Literacy and help young people become politically aware of key debates and issues in democratic life and gain knowledge of fundamental political principles, regardless of ideology

    Amount: £17,000
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • Michael Meadowcroft (on behalf of the co-editors)

    Yellow Book – Essays on a Liberal Yorkshire and The Humber

    to produce a collection of essays on a liberal future for Yorkshire and the Humber that promotes the concept of “One Yorkshire” and will seek to inform and lobby the government, to enthuse constituents and to provide the media with informed comment on the need for devolution to the whole county.

    Amount: £969
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Darren Jones MP

    Liberal Voices – Labour Digital 2

    to expand the work of Labour Digital and to place it on a sustainable footing

    Amount: £19,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019