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A grant to help increase engagement for the refreshed child poverty strategy.

First published:
13 February 2023
Last updated:

What funding is available?

£50,000 is being made available to third sector organisations or community groups.

We will provide grants to eligible organisations/groups of up to a maximum of £4,995.

About the grant

The grant helps ensure that the refreshed Child Poverty Strategy is developed with people from households and communities where children are living in poverty.

We aim to fund a range of organisations/groups to ensure all can be reached. We will also be looking to ensure a geographic spread. The grant panel will consider value for money in their decision making.

Who can apply for the grant?

Third sector, community groups or organisations which specialise in supporting, engaging or working with people with protected characteristics.

We welcome applications that propose partnership and collaborative working. There should be one lead applicant who will act as the grant holder and data controller.

We will not accept applications from any organisation with a party-political affiliation.

Required criteria

Successful applicants will deliver this work by Monday 10 April 2023. As part of your application, you should outline the resources you will commit to and provide a proposed timeline for the activity.

Successful applicants will need to provide a consultation response template by Monday 10 April 2023.

How to apply

Apply by completing the application form.

You can submit extra information you consider useful in support of your application. This can be project plans, communication plans, organisational and relationship diagrams.

Email your completed application to:

If you need the application form in an alternative format, please email:

We will write to the lead applicant of each application of the outcome.

Timeline and further information

  • 13 February 2023: grant application window opens.
  • 27 February 2023: grant application window closes.
  • 6 March 2023: outcome letters issued to bidders.
  • March 2023: grant award letters issued.