the Community Foundation for the people of Kirklees.
The Tampon Tax Community Fund aims to support women who are most marginalised to overcome barriers that prevent them from fulfilling their potential. The programme will benefit women and girls, investing in a wide variety of projects, that make a tangible and long-term difference to health, well-being, confidence and social/economic activity, as well as addressing equality gaps. The programme is allocating funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.
Grants are available between £5,000 - £10,000 for one off events, or projects that last up to 12 months. Closing date: 5th November, 2019.
Applicants will need to demonstrate how they meet one or more of the following objectives:
Who can apply? - The fund is open to registered charities, constituted community groups and other charitable organisations in Kirklees, social enterprises and CICs may also apply.
Priority will be given to:
This fund is now closed - we are unsure if there will be any further funding availble next year.