The Government has announced the launch of a new funding pot for projects that will celebrate and commemorate the Windrush Generation and their contribution to the country. Windrush Day, which will take place on 22 June 2019, will be the focal point of these projects.
There is a total of £500,000 available, of which £150,000 will be available for charities and community groups to apply for. Grants made under the scheme will be for amounts between £2,500 and £25,000. To be eligible, your organisation must be based in England and the activity or project you propose to undertake must take place in England.
Successful projects will be community-led and will raise awareness of the Windrush Generation and their contribution to Britain. Some example projects include:
• Educational events, seminars and lectures
• Arts installations and exhibitions
• Work with schools including assemblies, educational trips and creative project work
• Community street parties
For further information and to apply, visit: www.gov.uk/government/publications/windrush-day-grant-2019
Deadline: Monday 21 January 2019