Comic Relief & Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Tech for Good

IT & Technology Monday March 25th, 2019

Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Tech for Good funding programme invites applications of up to £48,000 from not-for-profit organisations that already have some technological capacity to take their digital innovation projects forward within nine months:

  • A two-month soft development phase (Aug-Sept 2019)
  • An intense four-month hard development phase (Oct-Jan 2020)
  • A three-month launch phase (Feb-Apr 2020)

A wide range of digital interventions will be considered. This programme seeks to fund projects that:

  • address one of the Funder’s four core issue areas: Children Survive and Thrive, Global Mental Health Matters, Fighting for Gender Justice, or A Safe Place to Be*;
  • are focused on specific user needs in their design, delivery and development;
  • make best use of existing technology;
  • disrupt and challenge existing ways of delivering services;
  • have a clear sustainability plan;
  • have a tech development partner on board at the time of application, unless they have the appropriate specialist tech expertise in-house; and
  • are shareable with other parts of the non-profit sector.

*Comic Relief will also welcome applications addressing challenges related to disability and inclusion outside of the themes specified above, as we understand the critical potential of digital technology in tackling these issues.

Comic Relief are offering 25 minute applicant advice calls on a first come first served basis on the afternoons of the 4, 5 and 6 March 2019. Alternatively, email grantsinfo@comicrelief.com.

Deadline: Monday 25 March 2019, 12 noon.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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