Funding to bring communities together regardless of Faith or Race
The Ministry of Housing has launched a £2 million Faith, Race and Hate Crime Grant Scheme to support projects that bring communities together, regardless of faith or race.
Charities and other established community organisations as well as consortiums can apply for grants of between £100,000 and £450,000 for projects lasting nine months The aim of the scheme is to support organisations that are working to bring different faith and ethnic groups together and to tackle religiously and racially motivated hate crime.
Proposals must be targeted at achieving at least one of the two aims set out below:
To promote shared values among people of all backgrounds through sustainable social interaction and meaningful civic participation.
To effectively tackle and prevent religiously and racially discriminatory behaviour and those acting against others because of their race, faith or lack of faith.
Proposals are expected to cover activities taking place from July 2020 to 31 March 2021 only. Funding will be allocated throughout the 2020/21 financial year and all funding must be spent by 31 March 2021.
The deadline for applications is 11.50pm on the 17th April 2020.
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