Grant Directories

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The Turing Scheme – Schools (UK)

The Turing Scheme is a new UK Government programme which will fund work or study abroad placements for UK students. UK primary or secondary schools, and national school consortiums can now apply for funding for pupils to take part in two types of placements abroad for the 2021-22 academic year: short-term placements lasting from three days to two months for pupils of any age; and long-term placements which can last from two to six months for pupils aged 14 and over. Funding will vary depending on the type of placement and the country visited, and will help to cover travel expenses, costs of living, and administrative funding for delivering the projects.

The Turing Scheme – Higher Education (UK)

The Turing Scheme is a new UK Government programme which will enable UK students to study and work abroad. Higher education providers registered in the UK can now apply for funding towards delivering placements and exchanges for the 2021-22 academic year. This will include funding to help cover travel expenses and costs of living, and administrative funding for delivering the projects. Current students can take part in a study or traineeship placement and those who have graduated within the last 12 months can carry out a traineeship abroad. Placements can last four weeks to 12 months. Funding will vary depending on the type of placement and the country visited. The deadline for applications is 4pm on the 21st April 2021.

The Turing Scheme – Further Education & Vocational Education & Training (UK)

The Turing Scheme is a new UK Government programme which will enable UK students to study and work abroad. UK Further education (FE) and vocational education and training (VET) providers, including colleges, schools, public authorities and organisations hosting, training or working with learners and apprentices in FE and VET can now apply for funding towards delivering placements and exchanges for the 2021-22 academic year. This will include providing funding to help cover travel expenses and costs of living, and administrative funding for delivering the projects. Placements can last from two weeks to 12 months. Funding will vary depending on the type of placement and the country visited.

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust (UK)

The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust runs the Churchill Fellowships, a programme of overseas research grants. These support UK citizens from all parts of society to travel the world in search of innovative solutions for today’s most pressing problems.  The Trust will fund individuals to spend up to two months overseas, meeting experts, visiting projects and learning new ideas.

UK-German Connection Flexible Funding Scheme (UK)

UK-German Connection's special flexible funding scheme aims to bring young people of the UK and Germany together to exchange ideas, promote joint learning and open discussions on special topics and current issues. Grants of £500 to £10,000 are available for projects that ensure that young people actively engage in an educational learning and thinking process, including discussion, debate and reflection. Activities funded must also show strong wider impact, and that the young people take an active role in this.

MTV Staying Alive Foundation (International)

The Staying Alive Foundation is a grant making organisation that funds youth led programs to fight HIV globally. The foundation supports community based grassroots organisations led by young people between the ages of 15 and 27 that work in HIV prevention. Funding is available of up to US$12,000 per year and grants from the foundation also come with a range of other materials (including MTV Staying Alive programming and teaching kits), a small fund to buy technical media equipment, a local mentor, a personal grant manager and training and development. The aim of the foundation is to educate young people about HIV and AIDS, eliminate or alleviate the stigma and discrimination associated with the disease and to encourage young people to take concrete action to protect themselves from infection.

The Allan and Nesta Ferguson Charitable Trust (UK)

The Trust primarily funds projects both in the UK and abroad which support the Trust's interests of education, international friendship and understanding, and the promotion of world peace and development. 

The David and Elaine Potter Foundation (UK & International)

The David and Elaine Potter Foundation is a charitable family foundation established in 1999 to encourage a stronger, fairer civil society. It has granted more than £21 million to registered charities in the UK and abroad. The Foundation's funding is divided into two main categories: Education and Civil society. The trustees are interested in lasting social change, and in forming long-term partnerships with the organisations the Foundation supports. Grants in the past have ranged from several hundred pounds to grants of up to £2 million.

UK India Research and Education Initiative (UK)

UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) started in April 2006 with the aim of enhancing educational links between India and the UK. UKIERI has been recognized as a key multi stakeholder programme that has strengthened the educational relations between the two countries and been successful in covering all segments of the education sector. Mutuality of benefit has been the core principle of all partnerships supported under the programme. UKIERI committed over £35 million through three main strands of Higher Education & Research, Schools & Professional and Technical Skills in the first phase of the programme. The programme also offered an opportunity for policy dialogue between India and the UK on areas of mutual interest.

Classical Association Awards (UK)

The Classical Association has in the region of £60,000 each year and is a major giver of grants to classical projects, mainly but not exclusively in the UK. Funding is available for: Attendance at Summer Schools: Bursaries for courses specifically aimed at teachers' professional development: Funding for Conferences on a Classical theme hosted by UK Classics departments with substantial postgraduate participation: Bursaries can be made for attendees to the CA Conference: School-teaching and Outreach Activities including talks, interactive sessions and support for visits to schools who would otherwise find it difficult to attend such activites:  Major Projects (for example, the New Greek Lexicon Project) and other initiatives may also be funded.

Jephcott Charitable Trust Grant (UK)

The Jephcott Charitable Trust makes grants for charitable purposes in four main areas of funding: population control, the environment, education and health. Preference will be given to charities or projects which are having difficulty getting started, or raising funds from other sources. This often means that the Trust is funding capital projects, e.g for equipment or materials, rather than running costs. Grants are made to charities in all parts of the world. The Jephcott Charitable Trust does not support projects involving animal welfare or heritage sites or buildings. Projects which require long-term funding are not normally considered. Applications are considered at trustee meetings which are held in April and October. You will hear shortly after these meetings whether your applications have been successful or not.

Noel Buxton Trust Grant (England, Scotland and Wales)

The Noel Buxton Trust Grants supports registered charities through the following programmes: Africa grants - focusses on economic development and favours work such as small business support and training, and microfinance in both urban and rural settings. The geographical focus for this funding is Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Sudan and South Sudan; Family Grants - the current focus of funding for families is the issue of domestic abuse. The emphasis is on registered charities outside London, South-east England; Penal grants - recognises the variety of Voluntary and Community Sector organisations that work with offenders and supports the commitment of these organisations to the rehabilitation of offenders for the benefit of both the offender and society as a whole.

Westhill Endowment Grant (UK)

Westhill support projects with strong underlying Christian Values that transform peoples lives, foster empathy between communities and build bridges between people of diverse backgrounds and cultures. Grants have been made to a very wide range of successful projects in local communities in churches and cathedrals, hospitals and hospices; and in higher and a wide range of further educational institutions both in the UK and overseas. Most grants range between £500 and £20,000. Larger sums for projects running over two years are considered but matching funding is sometimes advised. Applications can be submitted at any time and these are assessed on a quarterly basis.

British and Foreign School Society Grant (UK)

The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) offers charitable aid to educational projects in the UK and around the world. Grants will be made for education or training and priority will be given to projects which widen educational access and opportunity and reduce the barriers to achievement, in keeping with the Society’s vision to maximise educational opportunity for all. Applications are expected to address needs for which resources from the state-sponsored education system are not available or adequate. Priority will be given to projects in areas of deprivation or educational disadvantage. This may include areas that have suffered some form of natural disaster. BFSS also has a priority programme to support looked after children and young carers in the UK.

Barbara Ward Children's Foundation Grant (UK)

The objectives of The Barbara Ward Children's Foundation are to carry out charitable purposes anywhere in the world, primarily in relation to children. Initially the foundation seeks to make grants to other charitable organisations with similar aims, in order to meet its goals. Since it was established in 2001 The Barbara Ward Children's Foundation has reviewed over 5700 requests for funding. They have approved grants to over 670 organisations totalling over £9.4 million. The charities they have supported have helped children in Barbados, Cameroon, England, Kenya, Kosovo, Nepal, Northern Ireland, Russia, Scotland and Wales. Applications can be submitted at any time.

Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation Grant (UK)

The Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation (PPCF) is a grant giving trust with Quaker family roots in the United Kingdom. They aim to contribute to the development of a just society based on a commitment to nonviolence and environmental sustainability. The Trust supports projects that seek to influence values and attitudes, promote equity and social justice, and develop radical alternatives to current economic and social structures. The foundation currently supports the following: Peace and sustainable security - the development of ways of resolving violent conflicts peacefully and addressing their underlying causes; Environmental sustainability - work that addresses the pressures and conditions that risk global environmental breakdown.

International Bar Association Charitable Trust Grant (UK)

The HRI  Trust will support the charitable work of the IBA Human Rights Institute and other projects that fall within its remit to promote human rights (as set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and subsequent United Nations and regional conventions and declarations) throughout the world.  It will also focus on projects that promote the administration of justice.   The Trustees are interested in supporting education and training projects in human rights law and the provision of technical assistance and capacity building programmes; monitoring and researching human rights abuses and threats to the administration of justice and the rule of law; obtaining redress for victims of human rights abuses; and to conduct or promote the conduct of research and the publication of the results of such research.

The Wood Family Trust (Scotland / International)

The Wood Foundation (TWF) is a Scottish based charity with a Global outlook. In Sub Saharan Africa and in the UK, TWF will invest in economic, community and enterprise initiatives which develop and support individuals to become caring and contributing members of society. The Foundation is proactive by nature and will only accept applications through our global citizenship programme.  Funding is provided through three programme: Making Markets Work for the Poor Sub Saharan Africa; Facilitating Economic and Education Development in Scotland; and Developing Young People in Scotland

Global Fund for Women Grants Programme (UK)

Global Fund for Women is one of the world's leading foundations for gender equality, standing up for the human rights of women and girls; they fund and partner with women-led groups outside the United States who are fighting for justice and gender equality in their own communities. Since 1987 the fund has invested in 5,000 grass roots organisation in 175 countries, they provide grants for operating and program expenses. They value local expertise and believe that women know best how to determine their needs and propose solutions for lasting change.