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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  • Fair Funding for our Kids

    to campaign for the Scottish government to fulfil their policy commitment on 600 hours of free childcare for every child aged from three to five

    Amount: £3,500
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2016
  • Vote for Policies

    UK Policy Tracker

    to set up the UK Policy Tracker to drive greater accountability of governments and opposition parties to their election manifesto promises

    Amount: £6,940
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2016
  • Greater Manchester & District CND

    New political times, new campaigning methods?

    a one day, national level, campaigner conference to improve the strength and vigour of the UK peace movement focusing on tactics and context

    Amount: £2,000
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2016
    Website: gmdcnd.com
  • We Own It

    Lobbying work on the Bus Services Bill

    campaign against Clause 21 of the Bus Services Bill so that all local authorities have the option of providing bus services if this is best for their area

    Amount: £5,600
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2016
  • Energy Democracy Project

    Building Support for Divest-Invest

    to campaign for local councils to divest pension funds away from fossil fuels, and reinvest this capital into public good

    Amount: £4,500
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2016
  • OpenMedia

    Save the Link

    to campaign to stop regulations that aim to censor links to content or otherwise penalise services that utilise hyperlinks

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Media reform
    Date: 2016
    Website: openmedia.org
  • Compass

    Progressive Alliance

    to bring together and launch a progressive alliance of political parties and social movements, with a view to seeing the introduction of proportional representation and a new politics

    Amount: £22,030
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2016
  • More United Ltd

    seed funding to build support for a new, progressive, cross-party, grassroots political movement

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2016
  • Standing Committee for Youth Justice

    Youth Justice Review

    to lobby for policy and legislative reform following the publication of the final report of the Youth Justice Review by the Ministry of Justice

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2016
    Website: scyj.org.uk