Updated Jun 16, 2020CLOSED

COVID-19 Next Steps Grant

The Next Steps programme is our response programme designed to deliver support for children and young people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible organisations will be able to apply for between £5,000 and £80,000 for work commencing in September 2020. These grants can last up to 18 months. It is designed for established organisations who are already delivering work in their communities and further afield.

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CLOSEDJul 01, 2020Deadline
$6,284 - $100,546Amount
18 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasInfectious & Vector Diseases (Health)

The Next Steps programme will be for not-for-profit organisations within the UK who meet our Minimum Standards for Grantmaking. Your organisation must be registered with the appropriate regulatory body, such as your nation’s Charity Commission or Companies House (unless your organisation currently holds a BBC Children in Need grant).

Other Requirements

Target Beneficiaries

BBC Children in Need targets children and young people aged 0-18 years impacted by disadvantage including illness; distress; abuse or neglect; any kind of disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties; or living in poverty or situations of deprivation.


Application Directions

All applications must be submitted online via our Online Portal. Once you have logged in, you will be able to complete and submit your application for the COVID-19 Next Steps grants programme.

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