supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
The MSE Charity (providing education on financial literacy, consumer or debt issues)
The MSE Charity provides grants to help educate and inform people about financial literacy, consumer or debt issues. There is a different themed round each year. The September 2021 grant round is Life Changing Transitions which will focus on building financial capability skills and assisting groups who support bereavement, redundancy, retirement, relationship breakdown, homelessness, offenders and resettlement.
Future grants rounds will be Living with Long Term Challenges (February 2022).
Who can apply?
Organisations must be either a UK registered charity, community interest company, credit union or a not-for- profit company limited by guarantee or social enterprise company. Organisations should have an income under £500,000 and have less than six months free reserves.
How to apply?
If the grant round is open and not full, you will be able to access the short online application form. It is important to apply as soon as possible as only the first 40 applications will be considered.
When to apply?
There are two grant rounds each year and you should apply as soon as possible after applications open.
The current grant round closes at 17:00 on 30 September or earlier if they have already accepted 40 applications.