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.

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.