Tech for Good grants from Comic Relief


Following a successful Tech for Good pilot grant programme last year Comic Relief, with Paul Hamlyn Foundation, is launching another UK Tech for Good funding programme. Grants of up to £46,500 are available to fund 10 digital projects, plus £3,500 to enable access to expert support.

The projects will last for four months (April – July 2017) and will address any of Comic Relief’s four programme areas: Empowering Women and Girls, Investing in Children and Young People, Building Stronger Communities, Improving Health and Wellbeing.

This programme aims to provide the opportunity for not-for-profit organisations who already have some technological capacity to take their digital innovation projects forward.

The aim is to fund projects that:

  • are focused on specific user needs in their design, delivery and development
  • make best use of web, mobile or internet based technologies
  • can scale effectively and offer economies of scale
  • disrupt and challenge existing ways of delivering services

The application process for stage one requires organisations to submit the following three things to explain their proposed project:

  1. a two minute video
  2. a one page infographic/visual presentation
  3. a 100 word summary

The deadline is 3.00pm on 3 November. More information is available here.