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BBC Children in Need – Small Grants

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

The Small Grants programme supports projects where relatively smaller amounts of funding are required to support young and disadvantaged people.

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
Important Dates

Important Dates

Application Deadlines Midnight, 1 March Early May
Midnight, 1 June Early August
Midnight, 1 September Early November
Midnight, 1 December Early March

Funding Range

Funding Range

Grants are available for project requests of up to and including £10,000, for one year only.

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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