11 Dec 2017
The Tampon Tax Fund was announced by the Chancellor during the 2015 Autumn Statement. The Office for the Civil Society, which is part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), is running and managing this UK-wide fund.
Charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations based and
working in the UK can submit applications for grants of at least £1
There is £15 million for the current fund which covers 2018-19. The
minimum grant is £1 million. There is no maximum level of
grant must not represent more than 50 per cent of the
applicant's collective annual income. Grants may be for one or two
year projects, with a maximum of two years up until 31 March
The funding will support projects that focus on at least one of the
Violence against Women and Girls - Applications
will be considered from organisations that support women and girls
affected by or at risk of violence or abuse. This includes domestic
violence and abuse, sexual violence, so-called 'honour-based'
violence, stalking and prostitution and sex work, and applications
are encouraged from consortia that cover multiple crime types.
Projects should include early intervention and prevention of VAWG
crimes, as well as victims' services. Proposals must provide
additional activity not currently within mainstream provision.
Mental Health and Wellbeing - Applications will
be considered from organisations that promote mental wellbeing and
prevention of mental illness for vulnerable and disadvantaged women
and girls. This includes applications that promote mental
wellbeing, public health prevention, early intervention, digital
innovations, community based provision and working across sectors.
Proposals should provide additional activity not currently within
General programme - Applications will be
considered from organisations working to improve the lives of
disadvantaged or under-represented women and girls. As an
indication, the work may be in the following areas (this is not an
exhaustive list) and proposals that address other issues will be
Alcohol and drug abuse.
Education and employment.
Engaging excluded and vulnerable women through sport.
LGBTQI specific services.
Multiple complex needs.
Women with disabilities.
- Women with learning disabilities.
The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 28 January
For more information contact 020 7211 6000 or email: email@example.com