Fund title: Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Grants for recruitment and training to increase the diversity and numbers of those working in the UK’s cyber security sector.

Application deadline:

27 September 2019

Fund description:

Training providers, charities and a range of other organisations in England can apply for grants of up to £100,000 to work with employers to increase the diversity and numbers of those working in the UK’s cyber security sector. The funding is being made available through the UK Government’s Cyber Skills Immediate Impact Fund (CSIIF).

The fund supports a range of organisations to develop and scale up effective and sustainable initiatives that identify, train and place untapped talent from different backgrounds into targeted cyber security roles quickly. This includes cyber security analysts, administrators, software developers and compliance officers.

The CSIIF will provide grant funding for up to 50% of the total initiative costs up to a maximum of £100,000 per initiative.

Further information:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/cyber-security-skills-immediate-impact-fund