Tampon Tax Fund: 2021-2022 funding round
Posted: Wed, 26 May 2021 16:58
£11.25m of funding is available from the final funding round of the tampon tax scheme.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport said the Tampon Tax Fund, which has been redistributing VAT collected on sanitary products since 2015, will have given more than £90m of funding to support women and girls charities once this final round is completed.
Applications for £350,000 or more, from organisations that can deliver impact across their chosen category and across multiple regions can apply.
This fund is open to individual, and consortias of, charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations from across the United Kingdom, that propose clear projects that fit the criteria for the relevant category of funding.
There are 2 themes:
1) Ending Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)
2) General Programme:
Under this category they will consider applications for projects that will improve the lives of vulnerable, disadvantaged or underrepresented women and girls. The following are some of the areas that could be considered.
- Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic groups services;
- Consequences of Covid-19 for disadvantaged women and girls;
- Education and employment;
- Engaging excluded and vulnerable women and girls through sport;
- Gender equality;
- Improving digital skills and knowledge;
- LGBTQI+ specific services;
- Tackling loneliness;
- Mental health;
- Multiple complex needs;
- Older women;
- Women and girls with disabilities; and
- Women and girls with learning disabilities.
Grants can go towards 12 or 18 month projects and all activities must be concluded and funds spent by 31 March 2023.
Deadline: 4th July 2021