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.
Plans for upcoming UK funding opportunity for the Migration sector
Comic Relief expects to launch a new funding opportunity in February for organisations that are supporting refugees and asylum seekers in the UK and/or who are doing influencing work for safer routes and improved outcomes for people affected. This will be for organisations that are already working in this area.
Further funding criteria is being developed. More information about the funding and the application process will be made available in February 2024.
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
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.
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.
SUPPORTING & SUSTAINING SPECIALISM
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.
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.