Black and Minoritised Women's Fund

Aims/priorities: The purpose of the fund is to help Black and minoritised women's organisations, led-by-and-for women, which have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, to support women and girls, dealing with the impact of COVID-19. Eligible core costs and activities include:

  • Salaries.
  • Rent.
  • Utility bills.
  • IT costs.
  • Insurance.
  • Training.
  • Freeing senior staff time to work on strategic developments.
  • Developing new programmes and services in response to changing context of COVID-19.
  • Governance activities and fundraising support.

Who can apply? To be eligible for a grant, an organisation must:

  • Be a Black and minoritised women's organisation, led-by-and-for women - which is at least 75% of the senior team and trustees are women from Black and minoritised backgrounds.
  • Have an annual turnover of less than £350,000.
  • Directly deliver services to Black and minoritised women and girls.
  • Be an organisation impacted by COVID-19.
  • Have an organisational bank account, or have a registered charity able to be accountable/hold funds on the organisation's behalf, which requires two different/independent people to authorise payments or cheques.
  • Be delivering services in England.
  • Be a charitable organisation with written governing document, ie constitutions or articles of associations.

Grant amount: Grants of £10,000 are available.

Grants must be spent by 31 December 2022, or within 12 months of signed agreement.

Application process: Guidance notes and the online application form are available at the WRC website.

Deadline: 3pm on 1 October 2021.

Contact information: Tel 0207 697 3450, Email

Website address:

£1000.01 to £10,000
Charitable Company
Partnerships and Consortiums
Registered Charity
Social Enterprise
Funding Theme: 
Women and Girls
Unpublish Date: 
Friday, 1 October, 2021