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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  • Generation Rent

    Hearing the voice of the private renter

    to campaign for protections for renters who are suffering financially due to Covid-19 and are now facing eviction, and to develop a framework for making renters’ voices heard by policymakers

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2020
  • Reprieve

    Don’t Decriminalise Torture

    to deliver the public-facing element of their campaign to ensure the Overseas Operations Bill does not decriminalise torture

    Amount: £7,000
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2020
  • the3million

    Mapping EU citizen communities in England

    to fund a mapping research project on EU citizens’ demographic distribution and democratic participation in the UK

    Amount: £7,276
    Theme: Capacity building
    Date: 2020
  • Jo Cox Foundation

    Civility in Politics Awards

    to administer the 2020 Civility in Politics Awards which seek to reward thoughtful, reflective public debate that reaches across the aisle and seeks to improve our civil discourse

    Amount: £12,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2020
  • Fawcett Society

    Make Women Visible campaign

    to fund campaigning and lobbying activity to influence the UK and devolved Government responses to the Covid-19 crisis, and the plans for renewal which follow, ensuring a gendered approach

    Amount: £42,728
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2020
  • Scottish Refugee Council

    Empowering Scotland’s Newly Enfranchised Refugee Communities

    to ensure that all refugees are registered to vote and encouraged to participate in Scottish Parliamentary elections in May 2021

    Amount: £38,884
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2020
  • Polish Migrants Organise for Change

    Polish Women Voters in Action

    to increase the turnout of Polish women voters

    Amount: £33,905
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2020
  • Centenary Action Group

    Hybrid Parliament

    to promote the benefits of virtual parliament measures for women and minorities

    Amount: £65,241
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2020
  • defenddigitalme

    to continue work on children’s digital rights

    Amount: £36,000
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2020