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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  • Open Rights Group

    Reforming surveillance

    to oppose surveillance capabilities being given to police and intelligence agencies

    Amount: £72,800
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • MedConfidential

    Medical confidentiality and Article 8 rights to privacy

    to continue working to protect medical confidentiality, building public trust in legitimate uses of medical information by ensuring that data in and out of the NHS is consensual, safe and transparent

    Amount: £53,370
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Nuclear Information Services

    Alternative Futures for the Atomic Weapons Establishment

    to demonstrate that abandoning nuclear weapons would be beneficial to the Atomic Weapons Establishment workforce

    Amount: £17,210
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Spiked

    Free Speech University Rankings

    to continue to develop the Free Speech University Rankings project

    Amount: £40,000
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Generation Rent

    A Campaign for Rent Control

    to call for rent control in the private rented sector using the London mayoral election to leverage more radical proposals in parliament

    Amount: £45,500
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Black Mental Health UK

    Ban use of Taser in mental health hospitals

    to campaign against the use of Taser in mental health hospitals

    Amount: £36,283
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Operation Black Vote

    Don’t take the colour out of Britain

    to fund the printing of 150 billboard posters with the hard hitting message which encourages BME communities to vote in the 2015 General Election

    Amount: £7,344
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2015
  • Legal Aid Team

    towards distribution and outreach campaign supporting a satirical film to highlight cuts to Legal Aid

    Amount: £5,000
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Fantasy Frontbench

    towards development of an online tool allowing users to directly compare political candidates from all parties on the issues that matter most to them, creating a fantasy cabinet which they can then share via social media

    Amount: £4,664
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2015