British & Foreign Schools Society 

Type of project: BFSS supports work which improves the quality, sustainability, and access to education for young people up to the age of 25 within international marginalised and deprived communities. Funding is available for new or pilot projects. We do not fund existing programmes. BFSS currently has two priority areas, and particularly welcomes applications which focus on: Re-establishing education where the provision of education has suffered from conflict or natural disaster; Enhancing the opportunities and reducing barriers for girls to access education.

Location: Worldwide

Eligibility: BFSS funds small to medium sized organisations with an annual income of between £5,000 and £2.5 million.   Organisations must have UK charitable status. BFSS do not fund non-UK based organisations, Community Interest Companies or individuals.

Organisations must have continuous UK accounts for at least three years. Organisations must be directly involved in the provision of the project activities. We do not fund organisations whose primary purpose is fundraising.

Grant size: £5,000 to £60,000 per project (maximum £30,000 per year). BFSS will fund between 25% to 100% of the total project costs but will give preference to projects with some degree of matched funding.

Deadline: 8 July