A new £585,000 Fund is now open for applications from groups and organisations across the UK that support LGBTQ+ communities. To be eligible for the Fund, organisations must be led by LGBTQ+ staff or volunteers and have an annual turnover of less than £100,000.
Four levels of funding are available:
Micro grants of up to £500 or £1,000.
Small grants of up to £5,000.
Medium grants up to £10,000.
Large grants of up to £15,000.
The funding is to be used for projects that address the impacts that the COVID-19 crisis has had on LGBTQ+ people.
Organisations have until July 2021 to spend the grants.
The deadlines for applications are 22 September 2020 for micro/small grants and 30 September 2020 for medium/large grants.
How To Apply
The application deadline for:
Applications should be submitted via email. There are two separate application forms, one for micro and small grants and one for medium and large grants.
For micro and small grants, organisations can choose to submit a video application, as long as they ensure that all questions included in the application form are covered in the video.
Guidance notes and the application forms are available on the website of METRO.
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