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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  • Alliance for Choice

    Abortion Rights & Northern Ireland Assembly elections 2016

    campaign for abortion reform in the Northern Ireland Assembly elections 2016

    Amount: £56,150
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Quilliam Foundation

    Promoting Liberalism in Counter-Extremism Legislation

    to campaign for the liberalisation of counter-extremism strategy by opposing parts of the Counter-Extremism Bill that negatively impact civil liberties and proposing progressive alternatives that are in line with liberalism and more likely to be effective

    Amount: £54,190
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • OpenDemocracy

    Climate Unspun

    to expose the problem of corporate capture of the media, strengthening the hand of those campaigning to make the press more transparent, diverse and independent

    Amount: £49,843
    Theme: Media reform
    Date: 2015
  • Fabian Society

    A New Charter for Democratic Reform

    to build support and make the case within the Labour Party for reform

    Amount: £28,753
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2015
  • Index on Censorship

    Counter-extremism: a campaign to safeguard freedom of expression

    a joint campaign with English PEN against the government’s proposed extremism bill. The campaign’s aim is to prevent the introduction of measures that could stifle free expression in the UK and so undermine democracy and exacerbate inequality within society

    Amount: £15,435
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Blacklisted Support Group and New Internationalist

    Blacklisted-Ending Secret War (Big Business/Union Activists)

    to make blacklisting a criminal office and achieve justice for blacklisted workers

    Amount: £7,480
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
    Website: newint.org/
  • Ruth Hayhurst

    Rig Watch

    to carry out independent, comprehensive journalism on how planning applications for onshore oil and gas drilling are decided

    Amount: £3,627
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • The Parents’ Union

    Parents’ Voice in Parliament

    to further the campaign to reverse the school term time absence regulations implemented in September 2013, by raising awareness of the issue via the Education and Adoption Bill and lobbying the Education Select Committee to programme an inquiry into the issue

    Amount: £7,440
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015
  • Corporate Watch

    Home Care Crisis

    to campaign for care home companies to provide a better standard of care and pay carers properly

    Amount: £7,475
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2015