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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  • Fuel Poverty Action

    Switched On London

    to campaign for affordable, democratic, public energy in London

    Amount: £7,200
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2016
  • Twenty-Twenty Project

    to foster co-operation across the centre-left to defeat the Conservatives in the 2020 General Election

    Amount: £29,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2016
  • Alistair Carmichael MP

    Election Petition

    to underwrite a proportion of legal expenses incurred in maintaining some key principles of existing case law around Section 106 of the Representation of the People Act 1983

    Amount: £50,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2016
  • Parliament Project

    seed funding to support women to run for political office in the UK

    Amount: £6,700
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2016
  • Conference Organising Group

    Beyond Nuclear

    to challenge decisions due to be taken concerning the UK and nuclear power

    Amount: £2,500
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2016
  • Labour Campaign for Human Rights

    Mass surveillance/HRA ECHR campaign

    to campaign against mass surveillance in the UK, against the Government’s plans to abolish the Human Rights Act, and to continue our work to build a more liberal Labour Party

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
    Website: lchr.org.uk
  • Digital-Trust

    Independent scrutiny of UK IP Bill

    to participate in the consultation on the new Investigatory Powers Bill and campaign to prevent individuals’ data and personal information being accessed by would-be digital abusers

    Amount: £6,225
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Not Buying It

    The Sport – Not a Newspaper

    to campaign against the objectification of women and the porn and sex industries

    Amount: £46,775
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Genewatch

    A DNA database in the NHS

    to ensure that genetic data be used in the NHS when medically useful but not collected from the whole population, stored indefinitely or exploited commercially

    Amount: £24,420
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015