UK Aid Direct is seeking applications for its Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) to build the capacity of small and medium sized organisations, to support the UK’s commitment to achieving the Global Goals.
Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) launched in 2017 as a two-year pilot funding opportunity for small, UK-registered, grassroots charities and not-for-profit organisations doing outstanding development work.
UK Aid Direct priorities reflect the UK Department for International Development’s wider strategic objectives of:
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- Strengthening global peace, security and governance;
- Strengthening resilience and response to crisis;
- Promoting global prosperity;
- Tackling extreme poverty and helping the world’s most vulnerable.
SCCF project grants of up to £50,000 are available for projects of up to two years, for UK-registered organisations working towards addressing the Global Goals, to improve the lives of the most vulnerable and marginalised.
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The length of your proposed project should be no more than 24 months. UK Aid Direct will accept proposals for less than two years but would expect you to clearly justify the rationale behind this in your application.
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Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Democratic Republic of the), Côte d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt (Arab Republic of), Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Libya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, The Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania (United Republic of), Togo, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Venezuela (República Bolivariana de), Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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To be eligible for an SSCF grant your organization must:
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- Be registered in the UK;
- Be a non-for-profit- organization;
- Have an annual average income of less than $ 250,000 over the past three years;
- Must be implementing project in an eligible country;
- Must be working towards addressing the global goals.
For more information, visit https://www.ukaiddirect.org/apply/sccf/