UK Aid Direct - Small Charities Challenge Fund, apply by 29 March 2018

The Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is open to small UK-registered charities and not-for-profit organisations. Grants of up to £50,000 are available for projects of up to 2 years. The projects should strengthen the capacity of grassroots development organisations working with the poor, vulnerable and most marginalised to carry out work in priority countries and work towards achieving the Global Goals. UK Aid Direct

The Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is open to any small, UK-registered charity or not-for-profit organisation, with an annual income of £250,000 or less.

To be considered as registered in the UK, your organisation must be registered as a not-for-profit organisation in the UK.

Projects can be set up in one or more of these project countries, made up of the lowest 50 countries in the UN Human Development Index (HDI) or certain countries DFID considers to be of high or moderate fragility.

UK Aid Direct funds cannot be used for poverty alleviation work or awareness raising activities in the UK.

The SCCF is a rolling funding opportunity – applications are reviewed on a 6-monthly basis.

For further information and to apply, visit:

The closing date for the second review of proposals is Thursday 29 March 2018, 17:00