Supporting materials: Small Charities Challenge Fund applications

A new webinar to support potential Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) applicants is now available to listen to or download. The presentation focuses on the SCCF eligibility criteria, information on applying and the review process, and observations from the Fund’s technical team regarding the applications received in the first SCCF review.

Listen to a recording of the webinar and the responses given during a Q and A session at the end of the session here.

All prospective applicants of the Small Charities Challenge Fund are reminded that applications for this grant type are reviewed 6-monthly and the next review deadline is Thursday 29 March at 17:00 GMT.

Don’t miss the Small Charities Challenge Fund webinar

To support applicants of the Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) from the Department for International Development (DFID), the UK Aid Direct team is hosting a webinar.

This will take place on Thursday 8 March at 11.00 am.

During the webinar the UK Aid Direct team will share a presentation on the application process and then a question and answer session will follow.

We encourage organisations to check our eligibility page prior to registering for the webinar.

To register please follow this link (opens in a new window).

Guidance documents are also available for the Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) here. These include guidance on eligibility, finances, and project design support, together with further printable guidance on the following topics:

  • value for money
  • beneficiary feedback
  • gender
  • definition of marginalised
  • top tips for applicants
  • what having a DFID grant entails
  • reporting on disability

To find out more about Small Charities Challenge Fund grants, please click here.

Hub Cymru to host UK Aid Direct event

Hub Cymru is hosting an introductory event to UK Aid Direct and the Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF).

Organisations interested in finding out more about UK Aid Direct will have the opportunity to meet representatives of MannionDaniels, the Fund Manager. They will also be introduced to the 2 main UK Aid Direct grant types, as well as SCCF.

Guidance will be offered on the eligibility criteria, important elements to consider when applying, and how to apply. There will also be time for a Q&A and discussion.

The event takes place on Monday 11 December 2017, from 2.30pm – 4.00pm, at Grove Seminar Room 3, Swansea Medical School, University of Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP.

Book your place now by following this LINK.