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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  • Represent Us

    VoteSmart2019

    to increase engagement with tactical voting

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • The Activate Collective

    to build capacity and pilot a programme to recruit, champion and fund female community activists from disabled, low income and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds

    Amount: £45,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Campaign Together

    Campaign Together for a Progressive Government, 2019

    to train 10,000 progressive canvassers to help progressive front runners win in 50 marginal seats at the 2019 General Election

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Runnymede Trust with Voice4Change England

    Voter Participation of Ethnic Minorities at 2019 General Election 

    to run a research and voter participation project for BAME communities at the snap General Election

    Amount: £14,800
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • Operation Votey McVoteface

    Northern Organiser: Votey McVoteface

    to employ a northern organiser for the duration of the General Election campaign in order to get more live-aboard canal and river boat travellers to register and vote

    Amount: £3,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Compass

    Up to Us: Renewing democracy

    to build an ambitious national campaign around the opportunity of a general election to develop support inside and outside Parliament for a Citizens’ Convention

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Shout Out UK

    No Vote, No Voice

    to engage the most disengaged young people in the snap General Election, through music tracks, events and short videos as part of their ‘No Vote, No Voice’ project

    Amount: £9,000
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • Fawcett Society

    Women and Girls Manifesto 2019

    to fund a coalition of women’s groups to raise the profile of women’s issues during the 2019 General Election and publish a women’s manifesto.

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • PoliMonitor

    General Election 2019 – Candidate Hate Speech Project

    to capture, measure and highlight the public hate speech on Twitter directed towards candidates standing in the 2019 General Election

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019