Building a Stronger Britain Together
UK Community Foundations is partnering with advertising agency M&C Saatchi to deliver grants as part of a major Home Office initiative to counter extremism.
The ‘Building a Stronger Britain Together’ (BSBT) programme will support civil society and community organisations who work to create more resilient communities, stand up to extremism in all forms and offer vulnerable individuals a positive alternative, regardless of race, faith, sexuality, age and gender.
This BSBT programme is due to go live shortly, with applications open until 16th February. Grants are available for project costs of up to £50k, and partnership bids are eligible.
What we are looking for
Your project or activities should be aligned with one or more of the following outcomes:
Fewer people holding attitudes, belief and feelings that oppose shared values
An increased sense of belonging and civic participation at the local level
More resilient communities
Applications should demonstrate the following criteria:
Demonstrating effective practice, with evidence that the methodology being use will be successful
The ability to work in partnership
Where the proposal is supported by co-funding from other sources
long term sustainability
Who cannot apply
Groups that have been established for less than 12 months
To apply and find out further information, please visit the Home Office website here.
Applications received from Cornwall shall be assessed by The Cornwall Community Foundation, with final decision made by the Home Office.