Community based groups in the UK that need some funding to create events or activities that engage under-represented audiences as part of British Science Week 2020 can apply now.
British Science Week (BSW) is an annual celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths that is coordinated by the British Science Association (BSA) and funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
The grants are available for community groups that work directly with audiences who are traditionally under-represented and currently not engaged in science activity.
Groups that are underrepresented in science include:
Two levels of grants are available:
The funding can be used for materials, room hire, publicity, speakers, trainers, freelancers, project specific staff costs, audio-visual hire, reasonable volunteer expenses, transport or other costs of activities or events celebrating British Science Week in 2020 (6-15 March 2020).
Priority will be given to events and activities that show they fit with the BSA’s goal of making science a fundamental part of culture and society by:
The deadline for applications is 11 November 2019 (5pm).