Small Grants for Gender and Sexual Orientation Partnership

Nottingham Women’s Centre
Last date: 
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
United Kingdom

Detailed Description

The Nottingham Women’s Centre has announced a call for applications for small grants program for Gender and Sexual Orientation Partnership.

The Nottingham Women’s Centre is looking for organisations to work with them on improving the lives of Women, Girls and LGBT+ people in Nottingham.

Funding Information

  • Grants will be around £500 – £750.
  • This small grant funding is part of three years Nottingham City Council Communities of Identity funding stream to Nottingham Women’s Centre and partner organisations.

Funding Activities

The Nottingham Women’s Centre wants small, grassroots organisations (with a turnover of less than £10,000) to apply for the small grants to do short projects or activities that include at least one of the following:

Addressing Isolation in the LGBT+ community in Nottingham: Including supporting existing work to promote healthy relationships.

Providing Safe Physical and Virtual Spaces for women: Support communities by providing physical and/or online space, particularly women who face increased social isolation or multiple barriers to inclusion.

Empowering Women: To offer support around crisis, hardship and poverty – this means financial difficulties or support and advice around practical day to day needs. To help women to be heard within mainstream services, partners and organisations, in particular about their needs and issues.

Support for Women’s Voices: Enabling women to challenge cultural stereotypes, championing Nottingham as a zero-tolerance city for misogyny and female genital mutilation.

Mental Health support: Support that complements statutory provision to meet the specific mental health and wellbeing needs of the communities.

Digital Inclusion: Activity that helps to reduce digital exclusion for the communities, support them to access support, services and activities online).

Please note that projects will need to take into account Covid-19 social and physical distancing guidelines, so they expect most projects for this grant funding round to be online or virtual.

How to Apply

  • To apply please contact them on the email address provided on their website.
  • They will then arrange a telephone call or online meeting to discuss your project and talk through the application form.
  • Please do get in touch with them if you would like to chat through whether this grant is suitable for you, they are more than happy to help you with this process and discuss ways they can work together.
  • Application forms and more detailed guidance will be shared at their meeting.


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