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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  • After Exploitation

    to secure immediate political support against the Government’s New Plan for Immigration, on the basis of its impact on survivors of modern slavery

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Truth to Power
    Date: 2021
  • Democracy Volunteers

    Electoral Integrity in the UK

    to recruit, train and deploy observers for local and national elections

    Amount: £147,700
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2021
  • Institute for Public Policy Research

    Winning the case for democratic renewal

    to ensure progressive political parties go into the next general election with a recognition of the importance of democratic renewal

    Amount: £65,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2021
    Website: www.ippr.org
  • Another Europe Is Possible

    Brexit Spotlight

    for a project which can bring together the story of Brexit’s repercussions in real time, linking in with practical action and campaigns around what is happening

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2021
  • Alliance Party of Northern Ireland

    Continuing the growth of Liberalism in Northern Ireland

    support for the Alliance Party’s development and campaigning over three years

    Amount: £195,600
    Theme: Political party
    Date: 2021
  • 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
  • Breakthrough

    #HandsOffOurVote

    to provide support to the grassroots campaign, #HandsOffOurVote, to challenge plans to introduce compulsory photographic ID at polling stations

    Amount: £12,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2021
  • Open Rights Group

    Online Safety Bill – Challenging Over-Reach

    for a UK-wide campaign that will inform and mobilise public activism against government and regulatory over-reach within the Online Safety Bill

    Amount: £7,436
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2021