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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  • Generation Rent

    Security of tenure for private renters

    to campaign for security of tenure for private renters

    Amount: £48,000
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2017
  • Parliament Project

    to support women to run for political office in the UK over three years

    Amount: £36,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2017
  • DefendDigitalMe

    National Pupil Database / School Census

    to campaign for safe, fair and transparent use of children’s personal confidential data

    Amount: £28,465
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2017
  • Campaign Against Arms Trade

    Special Treatment: challenging government support for the arms trade

    to build pressure to reduce the influence of arms companies

    Amount: £13,800
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2017
  • Think Yorkshire

    Think Tank for Yorkshire

    to support the start-up of Think Yorkshire

    Amount: £1,000
    Theme: Capacity building
    Date: 2017
  • 89Up

    ASSEMBLE 2017: the digital campaigning conference

    to provide a one day training course for civil society, which covers the main areas of digital campaigning and the latest expert advice, practical implementation and innovation

    Amount: £6,000
    Theme: Capacity building
    Date: 2017
    Website: 89up.org
  • Open Rights Group

    Stop #jail4journalists and the Espionage Act

    high-profile campaign against the Law Commission’s proposals to change the law on ‘official data’

    Amount: £5,400
    Theme: Media reform
    Date: 2017
  • Operation Black Vote

    2017 MP Shadowing Scheme

    to part fund Operation Black Vote’s ground-breaking MP Shadowing scheme

    Amount: £7,200
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2017
  • Women v. State Pension Inequality

    to improve the effectiveness of WASPI’s political campaign through professional consultancy support

    Amount: £35,868
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2017