Grants for local and national UK and overseas non-profit organisations, including Community Interest Companies (CICs), libraries, schools, colleges and sports groups for projects that benefit visually impaired people.
o Application deadlines: Monday 15 March 2021, 15th June 2021, 15th September 2021 & 15th December 2021
o Who can apply: UK and overseas not-for-profit organisations including Community Interest Companies (CICs), societies for the blind, partially sighted and visually impaired, libraries, schools, colleges and sports groups. Medical research and the provision of facilities for the treatment or alleviation of visual impairment is also funded.
The Foundation likes to see evidence of matched funding that has been sought and secured.
Grants can be used for (please note that this is not an exclusive list):
o Academic and clinical research.
o Purchase of equipment or materials.
o Staffing for specific time-limited projects (please note the Foundation will not support staff salaries or ongoing running costs), and
o Time-limited projects.
Further information, guidance and details about how to apply for a grant is available on the Foundation’s website.