Live opportunities

Comic Relief has recently launched our new five-year organisational strategy which focuses on improved ways of funding and new programme areas. Please keep checking for news about funding opportunities as these are made available

closed opportunities

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The Smiles Fund

By Walkers and Comic Relief

This funding opportunity is now closed to applications. The Smiles Fund will support early intervention and community-based approaches which use participation in the arts and comedy to have a positive effect on people’s mental wellbeing.

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Tech for Good 2021: Build

This initiative is now closed to applications. Tech for Good: Build is giving organisations the chance to explore new approaches to improve people’s lives, alongside access to technical support from experts and advisors.

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This initiative is now closed to applications. Change Makers is supporting innovative solutions to problems affecting vulnerable people that have been overlooked or under-resourced at a local, regional and national level.

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This initiative is now closed to applications. The Supporting & Sustaining Specialism fund is investing in projects to end Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) led by and for Black and minoritised women.

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Flexible funding

Building on our promise to stand by the sector, we commit to being a more open and trusting funder by distributing investments in a way that reflects the realities facing our funded partners, and managing our relationships in a way that reflects our confidence in, and respect for, the organisations we fund.

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