Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK)

The MSE Charity has announced that its grants programme will re-open for applications on the 1st February 2018 and that the Application Guidance document is now available.

The MSE Charity is dedicated to supporting UK voluntary groups deliver financial life skills, which make a lasting impact on the way people think, behave & manage their money. Grants of up to £5,000 are likely to be available for project that aim to make people in life changing transitions become more financially capable. The focus for the February 2018 funding round will be on projects focused on building the financial capability skills that are assisting groups who support people suffering from;

  • Dementia
  • Autism
  • Learning difficulties
  • Mental illness
  • Brain injury
  • Stroke
  • As well as those with disabilities caring responsibilities.

The closing date is likely to be the 28th February 2018; or when 40 applications have been received.

Previous projects supported include:

Deaf Connexions in Norfolk which ran a number of financial training sessions using visual resources to ensure that deaf people had full access to the training and Pembrokeshire First which delivered 30 money management sessions to adults with learning difficulties.

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