Fundraising, Funding sources, COVID-19 support and advice

Weekly funding updates - 7 February - 11 February

Tuesday 8 February 2022

The Fidelio Trust are offering grants of up to £5,000 for Art projects, particularly for Music, including Opera, Lieder, Composition and Dance. Applications should be submitted by completing the Fidelio Application Form and should include the following:

  • The name of the contact person and institution making the application
  • The names of the individual/s or group/s for whom the application is made i.e. those benefitting from the grant
  • How the proposed beneficiaries were or will be selected
  • The objectives of the proposed grant
  • The total amount being applied for (this should not exceed £5,000) and full details of how it is intended to be spent (it is important to give as much detail as possible)
  • What other sources of funding have been sought, details of other funding obtained or reasons for not seeking alternative support
  • The period of time for which the grant is sought (grants will not normally be considered for longer than one year)

Trustee meetings are normally held three times a year, in the spring, summer and autumn. The closing dates for receipt of applications for the first two meetings in 2022 are 5.00 pm on:

  • Monday 24 January 2022
  • Thursday 26 May 2022

To apply or for more information, please visit the Trust website.

Wednesday 9 February 2022

Justice Together is offering grants of between £90,000 – £200,000 for individual applications and £200,000 – £500,000 for multiple organisation partnerships/collaborations, for up to three years funding. Their Influencing Grants Programme aims to work with individuals and organisations in every part of the UK to develop a shared strategy for transforming access to justice in the immigration system. By ‘influencing’ they mean work that is focused on changing systems or structures. The target may be local or national government, statutory agencies, legal services and/or the public. It may be focused on changing draft legislation, regulations or guidance, government practice, public opinion and/or to improve the quality of advice and representation. They particularly welcome applications from organisations that are led and/or informed by people with lived and learned experience of the UK immigration system. Applications will close at 5pm on the 21st  of March. To apply or for more information, please visit the Trust website.


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