Grants of up to £5,000 are available to registered charities to assist with specific projects or core activities that support literacy, numeracy, digital and additional skills for people aged 11 or older in order to increase their employment prospects within the UK.
The funding is being made available through the Thomas Wall Trust.
To be eligible the applicants must:
- Be a UK charity that has been registered with the Charity Commission for at least 3 years
- Be a project or running costs for a charity that equips people (aged 11 and over) with the skills ready for employment
- Have an annual turnover of less than £500,000
Annual repeat funding for up to 3 years – subject to satisfactory annual reviews of progress and impact
The closing date for submitting an expression of interest is the 25th March 2020. Applicants successful at this stage will need to complete a more in-depth Stage 2 application.