Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF)

DFID’s centrally managed fund for small UK based not-for-profit organisations working with the poor, vulnerable and most marginalised.

Short overview

The Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is DFID’s centrally managed fund for small UK based not-for-profit organisations. It provides grants to organisations with an annual income of £250,000 or less that work in priority countries to help enhance their capacity and efforts to tackle poverty, and towards achieving the Global Goals.

Grants of up to £50,000 will be available for projects of up to 2 years.

The SCCF is open for applications on a continuous basis and applications are reviewed every 6 months. For information on the next review date visit the SCCF website.

What the fund will achieve:

The SCCF will support Britain’s small not-for-profit groups to scale-up and increase the reach and efficiency of their projects.

How to apply

All applicants will need to complete an online application form

Background information on the fund

The Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is part of UK Aid Direct, DFID’s main fund for small and medium sized civil society organisations (CSOs). UK Aid Direct operates in the lowest 50 countries in the Human Development Index and in countries DFID considers to be of high or moderate fragility.

Contacts

For further information about UK Aid Direct, please contact the Fund Management team at: ukaiddirect@manniondaniels.com.

Published 5 July 2017