International

Wales & Africa Grant Scheme Re-Opens to Applications (Wales) 30th November 2023

The Wales and Africa Grant Scheme is now accepting applications from eligible organizations in Wales that collaborate with partners in Sub-Saharan Africa. This funding round will provide grants of between £20,000 and £30,000 to support projects that promote gender equality and women's empowerment in Uganda or Lesotho. Applications focusing on the following areas will be considered: women in leadership, women's rights, climate change, trainin...

New £25 Million Fund to Support LGBTI Communities in the Global South and East (International) 27th November 2023

The Baring Foundation has announced a new £25 million UK-led multi-donor fund to support grassroots organisations supporting LGBTI communities in the Global South and East. The fund, called Equal, Safe and Free: a partnership fund for LGBT+ rights, will be the first of its kind for the FCDO (UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office). The funding can be used for a variety of activities, including supporting LGBTI advocacy and campaigning,...

Awards for Sustainable Energy Projects Opens to Entries (UK / International) 17th November 2023

Ashden, a climate solutions charity that supports projects in sustainable energy, has announced that the UK and international competitions for its 2024 Ashden Awards are now open for entries. This year’s Awards will support climate solutions that help to build a fairer and better zero carbon future. Categories include energy innovation, powering futures in clean energy, natural climate solutions, powering refugees and displaced people, and a...

Funding for UK Teachers to Visit German Schools (UK) 13th November 2023

A new funding programme has been launched to provide UK teachers with the opportunity to visit a German school and gain insights into the German education system. The UK-German Connection Professional Enrichment Programme offers grants of up to £1,000 to cover the costs of a one- or two-week visit to a German school during the spring or summer term of 2023-24. The Programme will provide teachers with the opportunity to develop their professio...

Funding for High Achieving State School Students to Explore Studying in the USA (UK) 9th November 2023

The Sutton Trust has announced that its US Programme is now open for applications. The programme offers high achieving state school students the opportunity to explore studying in the United States, and experience what it's like being an international student. The programme will cover all costs, including travel, residential events, accommodation and food. As in previous years, students are scheduled to visit the US in July/August. The program...

Funding to Support UK-German School Partnerships (UK) 2nd November 2023

Schools and youth groups across the UK are invited to apply for funding to help them maintain existing links with schools in Germany. The UK-German Connection Flexible Funding Scheme awards grants of up to £10,000 for a range of joint activities between existing partner schools and youth groups, including visits or virtual activities, which support direct contact between young people from both countries. Each visit should involve at least 8 y...

Funding to Support Education in Disadvantaged Areas (UK / International) 17th October 2023

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational projects with children and young people under the age of 25 in marginalised communities within the UK and internationally. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants totalling about £900,000 in any one year. For UK projects, the focus is on improving the educational outcomes and life chances of young carers and children...

Funding for Links with Japan (UK) 4th October 2023

Grants of £2,000 - £9,000 are available to promote and support links between the UK and Japan. The Daiwa Foundation Small Grants can cover all fields of activity, including educational and other projects and events. New initiatives are especially encouraged. Projects that have received funding in the past include Beckfoot School (Bingley) which received a grant of £3,000 to support a two-week curriculum-based school exchange visit by ten st...

Funding to Support Animal Protection, Environmental & Social Justice (UK / International) 21st August 2023

Grants of ranging from £100 to £10,000 are available to organisations working in the areas of animal protection, environmentalism, and social justice. The grants are funded by Lush, the British cosmetics company, and are made possible by sales of the Charity Pot hand and body lotion. The grants can be used to fund a wide range of projects, such as animal rescue and rehabilitation; environmental conservation, social justice initiatives; and...

Grants to Support UK-Bavarian School Partnerships (UK) 10th October 2022

Schools across the UK are invited to apply for funding to help them maintain existing links with schools in Bavaria. The funding is made available by UK-German Connection through the UK-German Exchange Fellowships programme which offers UK pupils aged 15-18 the chance to spend up to three weeks at an existing partner school in Bavaria and carry out a project on a theme of their choice. Reciprocal visits to each country will take place from Feb...

Funding to Support Displaced Children & Young People in Accessing Education (UK/International) 20th July 2022

The British & Foreign School Society has launched a new £1 million fund to address the specific challenges that children and young people who have been displaced by conflict face in accessing quality education both internationally and in the UK. The Displacement Education Fund will awards grants of up to £60,000 to registered charities, schools and educational establishments, and grants of up to £20,000 to other not-for-profit community org...

Greenhall Community Fund Re-opens for Applications (UK) 1st March 2022

The next round of funding from the Greenhall Community Fund has re-opened for applications. The objectives of the fund is to improve the lives of the sick, the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged particularly in the UK. Overseas project are also supported provided that the applicant charity is registered in the UK.  The grants of £1,000 to £10,000 are only available to UK registered charities. Preference will be given to applicati...

Funding for International Development Projects that Seek to End Extreme Poverty (England, Wales & Scotland) 1st October 2021

Registered charities in England, Wales and Scotland are invited to apply for grants of £6,500 to create funding partnerships that support different areas of poverty alleviation across the developing world. The Be One Percent Foundation will support twelve international development projects in 2022 that seek to end extreme poverty within some of the world’s poorest countries and communities. Priority will be given to 12–18-month projects w...