Apply for an open 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.

Community groups serving people in old age

Core Strength - Local Communities

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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