The British & Foreign School Society has launched a new £1 million fund to address the specific challenges that children and young people who have been displaced by conflict face in accessing quality education. The Displacement Education Fund will support projects working with displaced children and young people both internationally and in the UK.
Grants to support work which aims to improve access to educational opportunity (including further education or employment opportunities for those aged 16-25), or reduce barriers to achievement, for children and young people living in the UK who are refugees or asylum seekers, unaccompanied children or children of undocumented migrants.
Registered charities, schools and educational establishments can apply for up to £60,000 and other not-for-profit community organisations can apply for up to £20,000 for a UK project grant.
Grants for work which improves the quality of or access to education for young people up to the age of 25 who have been displaced by conflict. This includes refugees, asylum seekers in any given country, Internally Displaced People and stateless persons.
Registered charities can apply for up to £60,000 for an international project grant.
Focus of fund/fund aims:
Grants to support children and young people who have been displaced by conflict so that they can access quality education in safety, enabling them to heal, thrive and learn
Applications may be submitted at any time