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.
Current SCCF grant recipients include:
Bees for Development
Exeter Ethiopia Link
Friends of Kipkelion Charitable Trust
Global Clubfoot Initiative
International Network for Training Education and Research in Burns (Interburns)
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.