Applications are currently being invited for the second and final round of the one-off Curiosity scheme.
The £2.5 million Curiosity Fund is provided in partnership between BBC Children in Need and the Wellcome Trust.
Curiosity grants are not about education but about using science as a tool to make wider changes in the lives of children and young people experiencing disadvantage. Curiosity aims to make a difference for children and young people by improving access to, engagement with and understanding of science.
Applicants must be able to explain:
Applicants do not have to be experts in science or even have delivered science activities before to participate. Projects that use engaging and participatory science to improve their personal, social and emotional development are encouraged.
Round 2 is making two levels of grants available:
A series of events are being held across the UK in February to help applicants find out more about the scheme, develop their thinking and meet potential partners. The dates and locations of these events are listed in the Curiosity website.
The closing date for Round 2 applications is 12 April 2019 (11.59pm).