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Funding for communities experiencing racial inequality

Small to medium organisations in the UK that work with communities facing racial inequality can apply for project or core costs of up to £10,000, through The Global Majority Fund.

The fund was launched by Comic Relief in early 2021. In February 2021, Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) were selected as Intermediary Partner to distribute funds on behalf of Comic Relief, National Emergencies Trust (NET), The Clothworkers Foundation and Esmee Fairbairn Foundation.

The fund is specifically aimed at supporting UK-registered charities or Community Interest Companies (CICs) that are led by individuals from and/or focused on communities experiencing racial inequality within the UK.

In order to be eligible to apply for the fund, organisations must have an annual income of under £500,000 and work under one or more of the following themes:

  • Health, including mental health
  • Vulnerable people
  • Food poverty
  • Domestic abuse
  • Education
  • Poverty
  • Supporting refugee and asylum seeker communities

Those organisations who can demonstrate that they also meet the following criteria will be prioritised to receive a share of the fund:

  • Equality and diversity
  • Strong connections within their local networks
  • Organisations that can demonstrate a commitment to innovation and sustainable solutions for positive change

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 30 April (2021).

To apply and find out more about this funding opportunity, please visit the Muslim Charities Forum website.

 

 

Category: 
Funding and Fundraising
Date Posted: 
Friday, 16 April, 2021

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