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.

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  • Good Law Project

    The Good Law Project: Building legal capacity for the third sector

    to help test and demonstrate the case for a dedicated law firm for the third sector in the UK

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Capacity building
    Date: 2018
  • Fabian Society

    Rising Stars and Parliamentary Reform

    to fund a pamphlet and associated campaign work on the issue of parliamentary reform from the perspective of the crop of new Labour MPs elected in 2017

    Amount: £7,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2018
  • Youth Politics Ltd

    increasing voter turnout amongst young adults

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2018
  • Undercover Research Group

    #Spycops Uncovered – the truth out!

    transparency and disclosure in undercover political policing

    Amount: £66,500
    Theme: Rights and equality
    Date: 2018
  • Operation Votey McVoteface

    campaign to get more live-aboard canal and river boat travellers to vote in next General Election

    Amount: £9,922
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2018
  • Liberal Democrats

    Electoral Insights Project

    to undertake a full programme of polling and research to deliver effective messages and target voters, rebuild national support and core vote and drive a data revolution across the Party

    Amount: £301,740
    Theme: Political party
    Date: 2018
  • Labour for a People’s Vote

    to influence the Labour leadership to call for a public vote on the Brexit deal

    Amount: £25,000
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2018
  • Red Pepper

    Preparing for Power

    to adapt their website and print magazine to become a multimedia actor able to influence new political opportunities and progressive popular thinking

    Amount: £7,500
    Theme: Capacity building
    Date: 2018
  • Who Targets Me

    to collect and interpret political social media advertising around the 2018 UK local election campaigns to inform new regulatory policy and increase transparency

    Amount: £53,500
    Theme: Democracy
    Date: 2018
    Website: whotargets.me