As part of its new funding strategy, Comic Relief has launched its new £4 million Core Strength Funding programme for Small Organisations in the UK. The aim of the fund is to support the core running costs of small and medium sized organisations across the UK that help people in deprived communities, including those suffering rural isolation.
As well as running costs, Comic Relief will also award grants to support specific work that will strengthening organisations for the future. This could include improving leadership and governance, or planning and development. Approximately 100 organisations will receive funding through this initiative.
Comic Relief welcomes proposals for up to £40,000 over 24 months of activity (£20,000 each year).
To be eligible, the applicant organisation must amongst other things have an annual income of between £100,000 and £500,000.
Read more online.
The closing date for applications is midday on the 27th July 2016.