A Fairer Future: updated guidance and Q&A webinars

Graeae Theatre

We reopen to applications in A Fairer Future on 12 October 2022. See our updated guidance on how to apply and watch our Q&A webinars about the new strategy.

How to apply

We've updated our guidance of support where you can find information about the application process, information on what we do and don't support, as well as more detail on what we're looking for in applications to our priorities in A Fairer Future. Learn more about our application process and support.

Q&A webinars on our new priorities and applying

We hosted a series of Q&A webinars where the team shared more about our approach and how we will make decisions. We also answered questions from attendees about the new strategy.

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  • Circles South East

    Guidance for support

    Information about our funding priorities, the type of work we want to support and what we would like to see in your proposal for support.

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    Frequently asked questions and answers about the foundation, our funding and applications

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  • Advocacy Academy

    A Fairer Future

    We want to contribute to a just and anti-racist society, where those who need it most have their rights protected, the opportunity to speak and be heard, and the freedom to express their creativity.

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