Funding for grassroots and specialist women’s and girls’ organisations across the UK that are working to enable women and girls to improve their mental health and wellbeing and/or improve their financial resilience.
Rosa and the Smallwood Trust working in partnership have created this new £1.79 million fund with money awarded by the Tampon Tax Fund in response to the ‘devastating’ impact that the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has had on women and girls across the UK.
The funding is for work that supports the UK’s most vulnerable, disadvantaged and/or under-represented women and girls to:
The funding will also build stronger women’s organisations that are more sustainable and better able to meet the needs of women and girls.
Applicants must also address one of the following priority areas:
Depending on their annual turnover, not-for-profit organisations that are run predominantly by, for and with women can apply for grants of up to £15,000 or £40,000.
The funding will pay for the costs of the project activity (project costs) and the costs of running the organisation (core costs). All funding must be spent and activity completed by 31 December 2022.
‘How to apply’ webinars will be held on 17 February (1pm); 25 February (10am); 8 March (6pm); and 18 March (1pm).
The deadline for grant applications is 25 March 2021 (5pm).