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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  • Democracy Volunteers

    The UK’s democracy is failing

    to make an exhaustive study of all aspects of the election process in the 2020 London mayoral election

    Amount: £25,665
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Stop Funding Fake News

    Transformation and Sustainability Project

    to transform their initiative targeting misinformation platforms into a sustainable and professional operation

    Amount: £38,250
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Harry Fletcher

    Victims’ Rights Campaign

    to continue to campaign for a better deal for victims of crime and to ensure that the victims’ code is enshrined in law

    Amount: £12,000
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2019
  • ACORN

    RentersVote

    to undertake a programme of voter registration and turnout activity targeted at renters and other vulnerably housed people in four cities in the UK

    Amount: £43,295
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • Vote for Your Future

    Vote For Your Future Registration and Turnout Drive

    to increase youth participation in elections by targeting universities and by digital advertising and brand partnerships

    Amount: £70,000
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • Citizens UK

    Using community organising to drive voter registration

    to run voter registration and turnout drives using their organising approach in 25 young people’s institutions

    Amount: £64,770
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • openDemocracy

    Challenging dark money, secretive lobbying & misinformation

    to expose and challenge abuses of Britain’s democratic system during the next election campaign

    Amount: £38,085
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2019
  • Voting Counts

    to provide information and resources that encourage increased voter turnout amongst young people

    Amount: £1,000
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019
  • The Politics Project

    The Election Education and Research Project

    to support young people to register/vote in upcoming elections, and to test the impacts of different schools-based voter participation tools

    Amount: £31,950
    Theme: UK Democracy Fund
    Date: 2019