Funding: New Science & Society Community Challenge Grant Scheme

New Science & Society Community Challenge Grant Scheme

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has announced a new £500,000 grants scheme to support to create and run pilot projects that take science to diverse audiences. There will be 3 levels of project funding: up to £10,000, up to £20,000 and up to £40,000, depending on the size and difficulty of the project. The scheme is open to a wide range of people, including:

  • Scientists and researchers
  • Science centre or museum staff
  • Educators, schools, colleges and universities
  • Film makers
  • Theatre producers
  • Games developers
  • Community groups, guides or Scouts, youth clubs and churches; etc.

It is expecting to fund between 20 and 25 projects in the 2014/15 financial year. The deadline for applications is 16th May 2014. Read more at: https://www.gov.uk/science-and-society-community-challenge-grant-scheme

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