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15 September 2021

Funding for Black and Minoritised Women’s Organisations

A national fund is accepting applications.

Funding is available to voluntary and community organisations, led-by-and-for Black and minoritised women, that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 to support their core costs and enable continued service delivery in England.

To be eligible for a grant, an organisation must:

  • Be a Black and minoritised women’s organisation, led-by-and-for women – which is at least 75% of the senior team and trustees are women from Black and minoritised backgrounds
  • Have an annual turnover of less than £350,000
  • Directly deliver services to Black and minoritised women and girls
  • Be an organisation impacted by COVID-19
  • Have an organisational bank account, or have a registered charity able to be accountable/hold funds on the organisation’s behalf, which requires two different/independent people to authorise payments or cheques
  • Be delivering services in England
  • Be a charitable organisation with written governing document, ie constitutions or articles of associations

Eligible core costs and activities include:

  • Salaries
  • Rent
  • Utility bills
  • IT costs
  • Insurance
  • Training
  • Freeing senior staff time to work on strategic developments
  • Developing new programmes and services in response to changing context of COVID-19
  • Governance activities and fundraising support

Grants of £10,000 are available.

The deadline for applications is 3pm on 1 October 2021.

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