Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK)

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Funding for Financial Literacy Projects (UK)

Not for profit organisations such as registered charities, community interest companies, credit unions and social enterprises can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for projects that tackle financial illiteracy.

The funding is being made available by the MSE Charity. Each funding round is based on a theme. For this funding round, the focus is on is “Raising the Next Generation” and the charity will support projects that focus on Children Youth and Families. In order to be eligible to apply, the applicant organisations should have an income under £500,000 and have less than six months free reserves. Projects that have received funding in the past include:

Warm Hut UK, who received a grant of £4,582 to deliver financial education and advice recently given Refugees status or leave to remain in the country.

The Ponthafren Association which received a grant of £4,698 to run two workshops in Newtown and Welshpool Centres for 100 persons, focussing specifically on coping with debt and debt management.

The closing date for applications will be the 3rd March 2017 or when 40 applications have been received.

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