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Tampon Tax Fund 2020-2021 inviting Charitable Organisations from United Kingdom

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 6, 2020 from Brazil
Expires on December 30, 2020
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The purpose of the Tampon Tax Fund is to allocate the funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.

The 2020/21 round of Tampon Tax Funding is inviting charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations from across the United Kingdom to bid into one of three categories:
> violence against women and girls;
> young women’s mental health and well being, and
> a general programme.

Eligibility Criteria
1. The fund is open to charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations from across the United Kingdom;
2. The value of the grant requested must not represent more than 50% of the applicant’s or consortia’s collective annual income;
3. Applications should focus on 1 of above listed categories;
4. Grants may be for 1 or 2 year projects;
5. All project activities must be concluded and funds must be spent by 30th June 2022;
6. Applicants must include a copy of their safeguarding policy, along with a statement that confirms the applicant has effective and appropriate safeguarding procedures that protect employees, beneficiaries or volunteers from harm, and that explains how any concerns and incidents are managed;
7. Applications should be from organisations that can deliver impact across their chosen category and across multiple regions in one 8. more of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
9. Please do not submit applications for projects which deliver wholly and exclusively in either Northern Ireland or Wales.

We are particularly interested in proposals that involve partnership working. Please note: where applications are made by a consortia evidence of partnership arrangements must be provided.

All applicants will have to demonstrate how user involvement is built into their work. All applicants will be expected to show how their project activities are inclusive and operate within an equal opportunities and diversity framework.

Bids must outline the long-term sustainability of project activities, demonstrating that the impact of the project will last beyond Tampon Tax Funding.

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Overall, the Tampon Tax Fund aims to support projects that improve the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged women and girls across the United Kingdom.

Any activities included in the bid for funding must be additional to current business development activity your organisation is undertaking and may not be used for core funding.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 31st May 2020.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 06
Apr 06

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Apr 08
Apr 08

Thanks, Ana.