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New grants awarded – April 2023

We have awarded six new grants from a wide range of countries: Tanzania, Uganda, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Kenya and England.

For our April Main Fund Grants Committee we received 55 applications. Six were awarded funding: five international projects and one UK project.

UK applications

Opportunity Sports Foundation – £59,105 to reach care experienced young people not in education, employment or training in the North West of England to give them accreditation in sports coaching or similar, supplemented with Maths and English education.

International applications

EdUKaid – £43,408 to train teachers and education officials in Tanzania, focussed on inclusion training and needs of girls and children with disabilities.

Signpost International – £60,000 to keep girls in school in Uganda and meet the needs of girls who have dropped out.

EduSpots – £43,881 to train community volunteers across Ghana to provide literacy and education support in the community, with a focus on girls’ empowerment.

Hummingbird Initiative – £14,000 to build better latrines in Kenya for girls and provide sanitation and hygiene education in school.

The Tea Leaf Trust – £40,754 to provide vocational and English language education for young people who have little to no education in Sri Lanka.

The total amount of new awards recommended was £261,148.

The deadline for our next round of UK and international grants is 3 July 2023. If you wish to apply please submit your application as soon as it is ready rather than waiting for the deadline. Other key dates and details of our application process are on our website here.

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Published: 20 April 2023