Grants timetable

Spring 2021 Grants RoundAutumn 2021 Grants Round
Applications openTuesday 8 December 2020w/c 5 July 2021
Please contact us to discuss a potential application by5pm, Wednesday 10 February 2021Wednesday 8 September 2021
Submit your application online by5pm, Wednesday 17 February 20215pm, Wednesday 15 September 2021
We may contact you with further questionsFebruary – March 2021September – October 2021
You will hear our decision by28 April 2021 *9 December 2021
* Decisions on grants of £350k and above will be considered by the full Board in May or December

Advice grants are only open in the North East and North West of England and Scotland in the Spring 2021 round. We will announce the geographical focus for Advice applications in the Autumn round by the end of May.

The first Influencing grants will be made in April 2021, for applications received by the February deadline. Applications for influencing grants will remain open for decision later in the year. 

We will review our application process in May 2021, ready to open the second grants round in July for decisions in December 2021. Please join our mailing list to keep in touch with new dates as they are published.