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Funding opportunities

Here’s a list of our upcoming, open and closed funding rounds.

Currently paused

  • Targeted projects

    Grant:Targeted projects

    Our  targeted projects funding is for programmes that don’t fit into our themed rounds or place-based funding, but are widely used or promising with the potential to scale.

Closed rounds

  • Themed grant round

    Grant:Positive activities

    We’re looking to learn more about the impact of the arts, sports and wilderness and adventure activities on reducing violent offending behaviours for children and young people who have been – or are at high-risk of being – affected by violence, offending and/or exploitation.
  • Place-based grant round

    Grant:Agency Collaboration Fund: A supportive home

    In the second grant round of our Agency Collaboration Fund, the theme will be family support. We plan to fund and evaluate multi-agency support projects for children at risk of extra-familial harm.
  • Themed grant round

    Grant:A trusted adult

    We’re looking to fund and evaluate projects where trusted adult relationships – outside of the family environment – is a defining or core feature of their work to improve outcomes for children and young people who have been or are at high-risk of being affected by violence, offending and/or exploitation.
  • Place-based grant round

    Grant:Agency Collaboration Fund: Another chance

    In the first grant round of our Agency Collaboration Fund we’re investing in a multi-agency approach which research has shown to be particularly effective at reducing violent crime: focused deterrence.
  • Themed grant round

    Grant:COVID-19 grant round

    We launched our COVID-19 grant round in response to the pandemic. We had two aims. Firstly, to provide targeted support to young people at-risk of being drawn into violent crime. Secondly, to learn fast about the best ways to reach vulnerable young people during a period of social distancing.
  • Themed grant round

    Grant:Capacity building round

    Following the Launch grant round, we awarded 45 organisations capacity building grants, totalling £2m. Each received support from one of our learning partners to improve how they demonstrate and articulate their impact.
  • Themed grant round

    Grant:Launch grant round

    We launched our first grant round in May 2019, awarding a total of £18.1m to 24 projects, working with 36,000 children across England and Wales.