Helping disadvantaged communities overseas
- Funding size:
- £1 million - £5 million
- Total available:
- £30 million
- Application deadline:
- This programme is now closed
This programme is closed for applications
This £72 million programme will support work that tackles the causes of poverty and deprivation, and brings about a long-term difference to the lives of the most disadvantaged people across the globe.
£60 million will be available for the following:
£12 million to help Tsunami long-term reconstruction.
The strategic stream of the International Programme will fund portfolios of projects that together form a cohesive strategy to tackle the causes of poverty and deprivation and bring about a long-term difference to the lives of the most disadvantaged people.
Under Round Two we will make £15 million available to fund projects that aim to deliver one or more of the following outcomes:
- Improved mother and child health
- Improved primary education, with a specific focus on girls
- Improved measures to prevent HIV/AIDS and mitigate its impact
International Strategic will fund projects in sub-Saharan Africa, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and the following states in India: Assam, Rajasthan, Bihar, Maharastra, Madya Pradesh, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Jharkand.
We will award grants of between £1million and £5 million to lead organisations, working with a range of partners within the UK and overseas