BBC Children In Need - Main Grants

Summary

BBC Children in Need awards grants each year to organisations supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the UK. They give grants for children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through: illness, distress, abuse or neglect; any kind of disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties; living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Projects funded will make differences in children’s lives that help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. Projects achieve these differences by either working directly with children or seeking to improve their social and physical environments.


Fund details

Status:
Open
Type:
Grant
Source:
Trust/Foundation
When to apply:
The next deadline is 13 January 2019 with a subsequent deadline of 19 May 2019. They usually make decisions on Main Grants within about 5 months of the application deadline date.
Next deadline:
13 Jan 2019
Charities only:
No
Website:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3XW7FvN20PD3xr2c1T62Xly/main-grants
Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
0141 422 6111
How to apply
Use the online application system to complete an Initial Application and to submit additional information.
Exclusions
This fund lists a large number of exclusions: check the website for details.

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
£10,000
Maximum:
No maximum provided
Average:
£85,000
Annually awarded:
£5,100,000
Notes on award amounts:
There is no upper limit for Main Grants but they make very few grants over £120,000 (or £40,000 per year) and most grants are for much less. Annual total and average for Main Grants in Scotland from 2017 accounts.

Organisation

Name:
BBC Children In Need
Charity number:
SC039557
Website:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/corporate2/childreninneed
Email:
No funder email address
Phone:
0141 422 6111
Address:
Zone 3.12, 40 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1DA

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Geographical Areas

  • Scotland

Activities

  • Advising and informing
  • Advocacy
  • Arts and Cultural Activities
  • Befriending and mentoring
  • Citizenship and community involvement
  • Education and Training
  • General charitable activities
  • Health and social care
  • Mental health care
  • Organised Sport
  • Recreation and social activities
  • Respite/ holidays
  • Social care

Beneficiaries

  • Children
  • Economically/socially disadvantaged
  • In or leaving care
  • Living in poverty
  • Mental health conditions
  • People affected by ill-health
  • People of a specific age group
  • People with disabilities
  • People with learning disabilities
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with sensory impairments
  • Victims of crime / abuse
  • Young people