Female genital mutilation funding: guidance notes

Guidance notes for applying for FGM grants of £2,000 to £10,000 for community engagement initiatives.



The Home Office was awarded €300,000 as part of the EU progress fund to fight FGM and raise awareness within affected communities. As part of this work, the Home Office is making £100,000 available as part of a community engagement initiative.

Organisations can bid for a grant of between £2,000 to £10,000. You can read more about the process in the guidance notes and then submit a bid for funding using the online form.

You may wish to read through the application form questions before you begin the online form.

The submission process opened on 6 February 2014 and closed at 5pm on 6 March 2014.

Published 12 October 2011
Last updated 10 February 2014 + show all updates
  1. 6 February 2014: funding grants for FGM community initiative announced. 10 February 2014: application questions for FGM funding added.
  2. First published.