Grants Available for Projects that Open Employment Opportunities for Women on Low Incomes – 4th March 2019 (UK)

Charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £15,000 for projects which enable women on low incomes to access new skills, training, confidence building and employment opportunities.

This funding is available for existing projects that can identify and document good practice in achieving positive outcomes for women that can be replicated.

Although the funding is open to application from throughout the UK priority will be given to projects in:

  • Greater Manchester
  • Newcastle, Teesside and other parts of the North East
  • Hull and Humberside
  • Leeds and Bradford
  • Sheffield
  • Merseyside
  • Rural communities in Kent, Cornwall, Cumbria, Dorset and Norfolk

The funding is being made available through the Smallwood Trust and the closing date for applications is 5pm on the 4th March 2019.

Please download the guidance and application form here.

Completed applications and supporting documents should be emailed to For any questions on the application process or guidance notes please email

The Smallwood Trust expect to announce successful applicants in May 2019.

Useful Links:

Grants for Individuals

Women First Policy Support

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