Apply to an initiative

In 2016, Comic Relief launched a new grants strategy. The strategy marks a change in how we work with grantees, making us more proactive and agile in our grant making.

Below are details of all initiatives open for applications at the moment, in the UK and around the world. All applications must be submitted by midday on the closing date.

Boys playing football

London Together

This initiative is open to all applicants

This initiative will invest in projects that use sport to improve social integration across London, bringing people together from different backgrounds and strengthen local communities.

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JOA funding

Branching Out: Financial Inclusion at the Margins

This initiative is invite only

Comic Relief and Jersey Overseas Aid, are co-funding a 4-year programme aimed at bringing about genuine financial inclusion for those at the margins in Rwanda, Zambia, and Sierra Leone.

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Community groups serving people in old age

Core Strength - Local Communities

This initiative is open to all applicants

In partnership with UK Community Foundations, these grants will fund the 'core costs' of groups doing much needed work in their local communities.

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