The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport’s Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.
The fund is open to charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations from across the United Kingdom for projects focusing on one of three categories: violence against women and girls, mental health and wellbeing, or the general programme. Where applicable, bids must include details of arrangements for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults as part of their planned activities.
Applications should be for £1 million or more and the value of the grant requested must not represent more than 50% of the applicant’s collective annual income. Grants may be for one or two years projects and must be spent by 31 March 2020.
Deadline: Sunday 28 January 2018, midnight.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
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