Grant maker

Comic Relief

http://www.comicrelief.com

(Registered Charity No: 326568)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Who they support

Predominantly UK charities with income of £250k>£10m (Or £75k in other countries). Small or start-up organisations are funded via local partners.

Grant criteria

Priority for organisations seeking long term funding to scale up proven solutions. There are four core themes: Children Survive & Thrive, Global Mental Health Matters, Fighting for Gender Justice, A Safe Place to Be. 50% UK, 50% Africa & Asia.

Grant details

Typically from £50k-£1m.

Application procedure

Initially submit a Concept Note via the online grant management system

Grants made
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Over the last five years they've made 938 significant donations totalling £250,435,872

When Amount Grantee To be used for
28/02/2018 £117,513 Refugee Resource Young Men's Project
28/02/2018 £150,000 Positive Futures North Liverpool Psyched!
28/02/2018 £144,000 Teens and Toddlers Teens and Toddlers
28/02/2018 £121,159 Middlesbrough Mind #letsdoit
28/02/2018 £124,846 Coram's Fields Inner Strength - Reducing serious youth violence in Camden & Islington by addressing mental health
28/02/2018 £115,399 London Community Boxing In Your Corner: Phase 2
28/02/2018 £132,868 NewLink Wales Suicide Stings
28/02/2018 £149,645 Young People Cornwall By Us, For Us - If successful, the project will be named by young men.
28/02/2018 £150,000 Student Minds Well Lads
28/02/2018 £150,000 Campaign Against Living Miserably Moving from surviving to thriving with CALM 2: Earlier Intervention project with high risk groups
28/02/2018 £146,811 Lighthouse Ireland Ltd Endeavour
28/02/2018 £149,910 Aberlour Child Care Trust Building resilience in young men
28/02/2018 £147,080 Hafal Engaging Young Men with Serious Mental Illness through the medium of Music.
28/02/2018 £50,000 Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre to end violence Against Women Creating safe spaces to build and support the agency and voice of young women in rural communities
28/02/2018 £155,300 Off the Record Youth Counselling Croydon 'That's Not Me'
28/02/2018 £54,892 Malaika Foundation Safe space for capability and opportunity in Siaya County, Kenya
28/02/2018 £150,000 42nd Street Film 42
28/02/2018 £150,000 British Refugee Council My View: Therapeutic services for unaccompanied boys seeking refuge in the UK
28/02/2018 £128,328 Art Angel A Place For Us
28/02/2018 £50,000 Adonis Musati Project Encourage, Equip, Empower: Creating Safe Spaces Led-by Refugee and Migrant Women in South Africa
28/02/2018 £50,000 Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme Building Agency in Women & Girls to Overcome the confines of patriarchy in rural South Africa
28/02/2018 £50,000 Women's Legal Centre Accessing Human Rights and Dignity for Sex Workers in South Africa
28/02/2018 £137,220 Streetwise Safe Mate - Emotional Wellbeing Support for BAME Young Men
28/02/2018 £180,827 Mind in Haringey Project Future
28/02/2018 £50,000 amandla.mobi awethu.mobi, catalysing safe spaces for collective action through mobile tech + community organising
28/02/2018 £150,000 Off the Record (Bristol) Cornermen
28/02/2018 £133,772 Brent Centre for Young People Sport and Thought- Mental Health Project in Brent
28/02/2018 £149,736 Centrepoint Soho Mind Your Head
28/02/2018 £149,719 Midlothian Young People's Advice Service Young Mens Healthy Minds Project
28/02/2018 £50,000 Coalition on Violence against women Empowering girls and young women in Kwale to demand for communities free from sexual violence
28/02/2018 £149,150 Women Win Play It Forward (PIF)
31/12/2017 £93,570 Sharks Community Trust Sharks Team Talk
31/12/2017 £98,836 National Literacy Trust Rugby Reading Champions
31/12/2017 £149,896 TackleAfrica Empowering teenage mothers in Malawi through football coaching
31/12/2017 £73,652 Womenzone Community Centre Giving Back
31/12/2017 £149,583 CARE International UK Sport for Social Change - Empowering female advocates
31/12/2017 £75,000 The Rwandan Cricket Stadium Foundation (RCSF) Helping literacy challenged females in Gahanga become leaders through cricket
31/12/2017 £79,995 Migrants Resource Centre Developing and supporting volunteering & civic participation among older migrants in Haringey
31/12/2017 £42,000 Wheatley Hill Community Association OWLS - Older, Wiser, Local Support
31/12/2017 £79,587 Voluntary and Community Services Peaks and Dales Alive and Kickin'
31/12/2017 £40,000 International Mixed Ability Sports Just Another Team: Mixed Ability Rugby National Roll-Out.
31/12/2017 £77,144 Leeds Theatre Trust Pop Up Playhouse
31/12/2017 £78,600 LGBT Health and Wellbeing LGBT Age Community Action Project
31/12/2017 £84,000 The Broomhouse Centre Vintage Vibes - Community Adventurers Building confidence, helping local causes, creating change.
31/12/2017 £79,960 United Welsh Group Connect project
31/12/2017 £72,155 Monmouthshire Housing Association RISE2Inspire
31/12/2017 £100,250 Manchester Metropolitan University Kicking Crime into Touch
31/12/2017 £149,665 Kids Play Rwanda All Girls United
31/12/2017 £76,750 Workers Educational Association North East Region Active voices
31/12/2017 £303,755 MIND (The National Association for Mental Health) Time to Change Wales Phase 3
31/12/2017 £645,000 Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health "Change Your Mind" Mental Health Anti Stigma Campaign
31/12/2017 £100,250 Street League Street League Rugby
31/12/2017 £149,533 Komera Komera Girls and Community Empowerment Program
31/12/2017 £149,196 Shooting Touch Basketball Health Corps (BHC) : Empowering Women & Girls
31/12/2017 £100,170 Stonewall Equality Ltd Making Rugby Everyone's Game: Empowering Rugby's Grassroots to Stand Up for LGBT Equality
31/12/2017 £59,998 Netherton Feelgood Factory Experts in Living
31/12/2017 £71,678 Newcastle United Foundation Kick into Action
31/12/2017 £79,406 Engage with Age The PAL Project (People Addressing Loneliness)
31/12/2017 £500,000 Canon Collins Educational and Legal Assistance Trust Strengthening capacity to transform education in the Eastern Cape, South Africa
31/12/2017 £80,000 Sensory Trust Dementia Outdoors
31/12/2017 £79,969 Community Action Norfolk Lily - Spark, Kindle, Glow Project
31/12/2017 £76,819 Southway Housing Trust Older Persons Peer Support Network: Chorlton Park Ward
31/12/2017 £67,264 Birmingham Settlement Ageing Well - Community Wellbeing Club
31/10/2017 £13,700 The Seckford Foundation Woodbridge "Seasoned Voices" Combined Care Homes Choir
31/10/2017 £220,000 The Blagrave Trust The Listening Fund
31/10/2017 £14,015 Cornwall Old People's Housing Society iCareiMove
31/10/2017 £18,900 Order of St John Care Trust Keep the Music Going
31/10/2017 £20,000 Broughton House Care Home for Ex-Servicemen and Women Green Fingered Veterans
31/10/2017 £45,628 Circus Kathmandu Foundation Creative anti-trafficking solutions
31/10/2017 £150,202 Street Child Off the Streets and Into School: supporting street-connected children in urban Liberia to acces
31/10/2017 £17,442 Equality and Diversity Forum Core Funding
31/10/2017 £353,186 Stop The Traffik Disrupting Human Trafficking Through Building Resilient Communities
31/10/2017 £100,000 Clore Social Leadership Women and Girls' Sector Leadership Programme
31/10/2017 £149,933 United Purpose Girls Inspired
31/10/2017 £20,000 Community Integrated Care Rhythm of Life - Musical Care Homes Programme
31/10/2017 £149,372 The British Council Our Common Goal: Addressing Gender Based Violence through Football
31/10/2017 £4,543,129 Johns Hopkins University The Challenge Initiative
31/10/2017 £253,397 Anti-Slavery International Survivor-centred action to prevent and address trafficking of children and young people into CSE
31/10/2017 £299,898 South African Institute for Distance Education (SAIDE) African Storybook consolidation
31/10/2017 £200,000 Barrow Cadbury Trust Fair By design: making life affordable
31/10/2017 £15,000 Borough Care Ltd SMILE - 'Simple Movements Improve Life Every day' for care home residents.
31/10/2017 £200,000 Zambia Open Community Schools (ZOCS) Improved education service provision through policy engagement with government
31/10/2017 £42,891 Fawcett Society Core Funding
31/10/2017 £20,000 Queen's House (Kelso) Ltd. Capturing autobiographical memories using graphics , an activity to aid transition to care
31/10/2017 £91,000 CAST Tech for Good programme 2018/9
31/10/2017 £20,000 Norse Care (Services) Ltd Transforming the Wellbeing culture in NorseCare
31/10/2017 £19,888 Age NI Memory Lane
31/10/2017 £16,210 Denbighshire County Council Music and Dance in Care Homes Denbighshire
31/10/2017 £20,000 Gwalia Care and Support Neath Port Talbot Art and Movement
31/10/2017 £75,000 Step Up To Serve Step Up To Serve
31/10/2017 £2,456,968 Lumos Supporting the delivery of Lumos Foundation’s organizational strategy
31/10/2017 £700,000 The Freedom Fund Tackling the commercial sexual exploitation of children in Nepal
30/09/2017 £207,728 The Community Foundation for Ireland Community programme in Ireland and internationally, focused on Homelessness, Refugees & Asylum Seekers
31/08/2017 £10,000 SELFA CrowdMatch
31/08/2017 £80,000 National AIDS Trust Digital HIV Advocate
31/08/2017 £10,000 Prison Radio Association Sex Talk (radio show, podcast and animation)
31/08/2017 £47,591 Community recording studios Windmills
31/08/2017 £148,643 Sutton Coldfield Young Mens Christian Association "Virtually Minded"
31/08/2017 £200,000 Indigo Trust Social Mobile Technology Challenge
31/08/2017 £320,000 Children's Radio Foundation Future Positive: Youth Radio Dialogues to reduce risk of HIV among adolescents in South Africa
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Objectives

A) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY; B) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION BY MEANS OF THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF THE ARTS FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT; C) THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATIONS IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE PROVIDED THAT SUCH FACILITIES ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT; AND D) THE PROMOTION OF ANY OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC.