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Funding opportunities

Here’s a list of our upcoming, open and closed funding rounds.


  • Targeted projects

    Grant:Targeted projects

    Funding for projects that are widely used or promising with the potential to scale. Applications are currently paused, although we will fund trauma-informed care approaches from September 2022.

Closed rounds

  • Research funding

    Grant:Secondary data analysis

    We’re looking for proposals for projects that use secondary data analysis to answer key questions about violence prevention policy and practice.
  • Place-based grant round

    Grant:Agency Collaboration Fund: Another chance

    In the first grant round of our Agency Collaboration Fund we’re investing in a multi-agency approach which research has shown to be particularly effective at reducing violent crime: focused deterrence.
  • Themed grant round

    Grant:COVID-19 grant round

    We launched our COVID-19 grant round in response to the pandemic. We had two aims. Firstly, to provide targeted support to young people at-risk of being drawn into violent crime. Secondly, to learn fast about the best ways to reach vulnerable young people during a period of social distancing.
  • Themed grant round

    Grant:Capacity building round

    Following the Launch grant round, we awarded 45 organisations capacity building grants, totalling £2m. Each received support from one of our learning partners to improve how they demonstrate and articulate their impact.
  • Themed grant round

    Grant:Launch grant round

    We launched our first grant round in May 2019, awarding a total of £18.1m to 24 projects, working with 36,000 children across England and Wales.

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