Funding for Organisations Supporting Black and Minority Women Affected by Violence – 5th March 2021 (England)

Grants of between £30,000 and £250,000 are available to frontline organisations in England led by and providing services for Black and minority women and girls affected by violence.

Proposals should respond to one or both of this programme’s aims:

  • Improve access to quality services and support for Black and minoritised women and girls who are experiencing, or at risk of, violence and abuse.
  • Improve understanding of the needs of and effective responses to violence and abuse against Black and minoritised women and girls.

The funding can be used to cover specific project activities and core costs that can be evidenced as directly related to the proposed project.  Funded projects will need to start-up in July 2021 and run between 12-15 months.

The funding is being provided through a partnership between the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and Comic Relief and funded through a grant from the Tampon Tax Fund.  A total of £1.2 million is available and up to 15 grants will be awarded.

The closing date for applications is 12 GMT (noon) on Friday 5th March 2021.

Useful Links:

Application Guidance

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