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BBC Children in Need – Main Grants

BBC Children in Need aim to provide funding to help and make a difference the lives of young people under the age 18, who are experiencing disadvantages.

The Main Grants fund aims to support organisations with projects which address these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments.

Eligible Organisations

Eligible Organisations

  • Charities
  • Voluntary organisations
  • Schools
  • Churches
  • Community interest groups
Suitable Projects

Suitable Projects

A range of projects are funded but the project must follow these principles:

  • Helping young or disadvantaged people
  • Safeguarding children
  • Enabling participation by children and young people

To see projects A&S Landscape has delivered for similar organisations click here.

Application Process

Application Process

To apply, the following steps must be followed:

  • Read the online guidance documents, such as ‘Planning your Project’
  • Submit an initial application using the online system
  • This will be followed by a full application, if accepted
Important Dates

Important Dates

Application Deadline 16 January 2018 for deicision mid June 2018

Funding Range

Funding Range

The ‘Main Grants’ programme is aimed at projects over £10,000 per year and to support projects for up to three years. There is no upper limit, but only a few grants ever receive more than £120,000 or £40,000 per year.

Grant downloads

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Guidance for Applying for Grants

Check the latest grant information on the relevant website

Check for full eligibility (for your organisation and for your proposed project / activity)

Read all guidance and supplementary documentation

Contact the grant directly to clarify any questions or issues

Apply for the grant, ensuring that all required steps are followed

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