Strategic Legal Fund: Promoting Rights of Vulnerable Migrant Children and Young People in UK


Deadline: 11 January 2019

The Strategic Legal Fund for Vulnerable Young Migrants (SLF) is accepting applications to support to support legal work in the UK that goes beyond securing justice for an individual and makes a significant contribution to law, practice and procedures to uphold and promote the rights of vulnerable migrant children and young people more generally.

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The SLF aims to tackle injustices and inconsistencies in law and practice that disadvantage or discriminate against vulnerable young migrants as a result of their migration status.

Aims

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It aims to advance the general principles of the UNCRC as follows:

  • The right to life, survival and development.
  • The right to non-discrimination.
  • Respect for the views of children.
  • The requirement to give primary consideration to the child’s best interests in all matters affecting them.

Grant Information

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The total amount available for SLF grants from October 2017 to September 2020 is £450,000. Maximum funding for any one application will be £30,000 but, in view of the limited funding available, lower applications are encouraged. The average grant size is around £12,000.

Areas of Law

  • The SLF funds strategic legal work in any area of law where vulnerable young migrants experience disadvantage or discrimination as a result of migration status.
  • This includes (but is not restricted to) potential cases in the areas of:
    • Immigration
    • Asylum and asylum support
    • Human rights
    • Education
    • Housing
    • Welfare benefits
    • Discrimination
    • Access to justice
    • Community care

Beneficiaries

  • The SLF supports strategic legal work in the UK which benefits vulnerable young migrants. They define this as:
    • Migrants or the children of migrants,
    • Who are under 25,
    • Who are living in poverty, and
    • Who face significant disadvantage or discrimination in connection with their (or their parents’) migration status.

Eligibility Criteria

Those eligible to apply to the SLF are organisations based in the UK which are:

  • Not-for-profit (NFP) organisations that provide specialist level legal advice to vulnerable young migrants. If applicant work for a NFP organisation regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) and are applying to undertake work in the asylum or immigration field, applicant must confirm that staff leading on the proposed work are accredited at Level 3, Advocacy and Representation, in the relevant category of law.
  • Firms of solicitors that provide specialist level legal advice to vulnerable young migrants. Solicitors’ firms need to demonstrate that the funded work does not include any element of profit and, as for all applicants, that there is a pro bono element included.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: United Kingdom

For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/29F7OpE

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