Further organisations to benefit from the Small Charities Challenge Fund announced

On Thursday 15 November 2018, the Department for International Development (DFID) announced details of further organisations to benefit from the Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF).

This follows an announcement made on 27 July 2018, about Monmouth-based charity, Bees for Development. They secured SCCF funding to deliver a livelihoods project in Ethiopia.

As part of the first funding round of this type, these organisations are being awarded grants from the £4 million available to small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations. The funding will help organisations to support the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world.

See the list of organisations below for full details:

Disability inclusion projects

Global Clubfoot Initiative (Uganda), Legs4Africa (The Gambia)

Education projects

Exeter Ethiopia Link (Ethiopia), Kids Club Kampala (Uganda), Learning for Life Ghana (Ghana), Redearth Education (Uganda)

Health projects

Friends of Kipkelion (Kenya), International Network for Training Education and Research in Burns (Interburns) (Ethiopia), PHOEBE (Zimbabwe), Teams4U (Uganda), Zambia Orphans Aid UK (ZOA) (Zambia)

Livelihoods projects

Bees for Development (Ethiopia), Mbedza Projects Support (Malawi), WasteAid (The Gambia)

Social protection projects

Carers Worldwide (Bangladesh)

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects

Water Works (Malawi)

More information about each project can be viewed on the SCCF grant holder page of this website.

SCCF is a rolling fund and now particularly welcomes applications focused on securing better outcomes for widows, as well as those delivering to the Global Goals. The next review date is Thursday 28 March 2019 at 17:00 (GMT). Learn more in the Small Charities Challenge Fund overview section of the website.

 

 

New Small Charities Challenge Fund guidance recording now available

On Tuesday 4 September deputy fund director Karen Stephenson hosted a guidance webinar for applicants considering applying for a Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) grant. She was joined by head of fiduciary risk, David Bailes.

To listen to the recording and download the presentation, visit the SCCF Guidance section of the website, and click down to Presentations.

The Small Charities Challenge Fund remains an open funding round, with applications reviewed 6-monthly. The next review date is Thursday 27 September at 17:00.

To find out more about grants, visit our dedicated SCCF pages here.

Webinar for Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) applicants

On Tuesday 4 September from 10:00 – 11:00am (BST), deputy fund director Karen Stephenson will be hosting a guidance webinar with Q and A opportunity, for applicants considering applying for an SCCF grant.

Click  here today to register for the event.

The Small Charities Challenge Fund remains an open funding round, with applications reviewed 6-monthly. The next review date is Thursday 27 September. To find out more about grants, visit our dedicated SCCF pages here.