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Get Fishing Fund12th December 2022
Grants for community and faith and beliefs organisations for projects that positively engage Black, Asian, mixed heritage and minority ethnic communities in deceased organ donation, blood donation, living kidney donation and stem cell donation across England and Wales.
Current Status: Open for Applications
Maximum value: £ 20,000
Objectives of Fund
In 2023, the scheme has broadened its scope to cover a range of health inequalities including blood, organ and stem cells.
The funding is intended for community and faith/belief organisations to positively engage Black, Asian, mixed heritage and minority ethnic communities in deceased organ donation, blood donation, living kidney donation and stem cell donation.
Funded projects will address misinformation and barriers, share information, and increase support for donation among Black, Asian, mixed heritage and minority ethnic communities.
There is a total funding pot of £700,000, split as follows:
- Blood donation: £300,000 (projects engaging Black African and Caribbean communities only).
- Deceased organ donation: £150,000.
- Living kidney donation: £150,000.
- Stem cell donationt: £100,000.
- Combined blood and deceased organ donation – funded using a combination of the above.
The following funding bands are available and will depend on the focus of the project and the organisation’s experience.
- Grants of up to £2,499.
- Grants of between £2,500 and £10,000.
- Grants of between £10,001 and £20,000.
Organisations can put in an application for each band of funding but only one project will be funded if successful.
Who Can Apply
Registered charities, limited companies, charitable incorporated organisations, community interest companies, unincorporated groups and registered societies may apply.
Organisations applying for the larger grants (over £10,000) must have previous experience of working with either a governmental department (ministerial or non-ministerial) or a public body. Applicants must be able to show the impact achieved through these partnerships.
Projects focusing on deceased organ donation only are not eligible for grants over £10,000.
For information on restrictions and details how to apply please visit https://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/how-you-can-help/get-involved/community-grants-programme/