Charities, voluntary organisations, think tanks, campaigning groups, research bodies, and universities can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £200,000 for strategic work which improves financial wellbeing.
More specifically the Foundation is looking to support work that examines and promotes measures to:
- Increase incomes for those on low-to-middle incomes.
- Ensure people have an adequate safety net, building savings and assets.
- Reduce the cost of living, making sure those on lower incomes are not paying more.
- Address issues related to spending and borrowing, particularly where it becomes problematic
The Standard Life Foundation’s grant programme invites proposals from organisations across the UK seeking funding for policy work, campaigning and research focused on three areas that influence financial wellbeing:
These areas might include wages, pensions and taxation, gambling, borrowing and repayment problems, and savings.
Between 15 and 20 grants are awarded each year and priority is given to work focusing on younger generations.
The next deadline for applications is 1pm on the 3rd June 2021.