We want to back innovative ideas and practical upstream projects that get to the roots of the problem, that can challenge the economic status quo and help shape a future economy that works for all. We see grant giving as a tool to support our partners to bring about change. Our programme is about creating a fair and sustainable economy and the best way to do this is to support ambitious projects with a focus on changing the economic system. This page gives you more information on what we fund, our approach to funding and how to apply.
Our approach to funding
We want to be an open, flexible partner for our grant holders and operate our grants programme in line with some key funding principles.
We work through grant-giving, investment, sharing what we have learned and convening events.
The application process and cut-off points
Our funding process is in two stages: a stage 1 online form and a full application stage. It can take up to six months from submitting a stage 1 application through to being awarde...
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Apply to our Developing a Fair Economy Programme. Before you apply please read our eligibility criteria; about our application process; what we fund; why we turn applications down;...
Projects we are funding
Innovative ideas and practical projects we are funding, in order to shape a futu...
Why we turn grants down
This page gives an insight into some of the reasons why trustees may turn down an application for funding and what we are looking for in an application.
Here we answer common and useful questions about applying for and managing our grants.