Dove: The CROWN UK Fund

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Thursday January 21st, 2021 5:00pm

The CROWN UK Fund awards grants of up to £20,000 to Black-led grassroots organisations and projects who are working to eliminate barriers to progress for Black women and girls and driving for long-term systemic change.

The Fund is specifically seeking projects that seek to eradicate race-based hair discrimination.

Dove is keen to receive applications from any organisations that have an innovative and creative approach to the way they engage Black women and girls in their community. The projects funded should meaningfully involve the women and/or girls they support to reach their full potential and break down barriers to success.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be UK-based grassroots organisations and/or programmes that are led by people who identify as Black/Black-mixed race;
  • use funding to help create lasting change in the lives of Black women and/or girls;
  • have projects that celebrate and empower Black women and/or girls and eliminate barriers to success;
  • address one or more of the following issues/needs:
    • Appearance based prejudice and discrimination
    • Education and vocational training
    • Emotional or psychological health
    • Empowerment
    • Individual growth and success
    • Leadership and career planning
    • Mentorship
    • Advocacy
  • already be established as a social enterprise, charity or community project and be engaged in impactful work in their community; and
  • be able to demonstrate the impact of the funding and their methods and ability to monitor and evaluate the project.

Deadline: Thursday 21 January 2021, 5pm

This fund is not managed by Funding for All. Please click ‘Find out more’ and contact the funder directly for more information.

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