A note for the diary
Considering applying for a Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) grant? Join (or follow) us for our 2nd live SCCF Q&A guidance session this Friday 29 June at 12:30pm (BST) with deputy fund director Karen Stephenson.
Follow our Twitter account (opens in a new window) and tweet questions using hashtag #QAidDirect or email UKAidDirectComms@manniondaniels.com live or in advance.
The Small Charities Challenge Fund remains an open funding round, with applications reviewed 6-monthly. The next review date is 27 September. To find out how to apply, visit our dedicated SCCF pages here.
A note for the diary
Small Charities Challenge Fund applicants: join (or follow) our live SCCF guidance Q&A this Friday 15 June at 2:00pm (BST) with deputy fund director Karen Stephenson.
Follow our Twitter account (opens in a new window) and tweet questions using hashtag Q&AidDirect or email UKAidDirect@manniondaniels.com
To find out if you are eligible for an SCCF grant and how to apply, visit our dedicated SCCF pages here.
UK Aid Direct is pleased to confirm the charities and NGOs awarded Community Partnership and Impact grants in the second UK Aid Direct funding round.
An estimated 4.7 million beneficiaries will be reached through the approved grants.
From the 122 applications invited to submit a full application, almost 30% have been awarded a grant to work on projects targeting the most marginalised and vulnerable populations.
These organisations underwent rigorous assessments conducted by the UK Aid Direct technical team, external evaluators, DFID country offices and the DFID ministerial team, including Secretary of State.
Grants have been awarded to organisations working on projects ranging from ending modern day slavery, to water, sanitation and hygiene. Many of these organisations propose using innovative approaches and technologies.
Further information on the Community Partnership grant holders is available to view here and Impact grant holders here.
A full list is also included below, organised by project focus area:
- Agriculture: APT Action on Poverty, Farm Africa
- Child Protection: HealthProm
- Conflict Prevention: Saferworld
- Disability: AbleChildAfrica, British and Irish Agencies Afghanistan Group, DeafKids International, Humanity and Inclusion
- Education: Alliance of Religions and Conservation, Irise International, Joshua Orphan and Community Care UK
- Ending Modern-Day Slavery: Anti-Slavery International (2 projects), ChildHope UK, Street Child
- Health: Cyan International, Fred Hollows Foundation, Orbis Charitable Trust, The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance
- Family Planning: African Initiatives
- Livelihoods: African Initiatives, Y Care International
- Nutrition: Karuna Mission Social Solidarity, PHASE Worldwide, Send a Cow
- Social Accountability: Raleigh International Trust
- Violence against Women and Girls: AfghanAid, Railway Children
- Water and Sanitation /Hygiene: Pump Aid, Measham Family Christian Foundation (WellFound)
Each of these organisations have now been allocated a performance and risk manager who will support and monitor the projects, to ensure they meet their objectives and milestones.
The next UK Aid Direct funding round is currently open – interested organisations can apply until Wednesday 13 June 2018 at 17:00 (GMT).