MSE (Money Saving Expert) funding for Life Changing Transitions – deadline 30 September 2021

Article date
6 September 2021
Primary interest
Voluntary sector

Funded by Money Saving Expert, the MSE Charity gives grants to UK not-for-profit organisations that deliver activities which make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money.

The current theme is Life Changing Transitions. Projects should assist groups who support bereavement, redundancy, retirement, relationship breakdown, homelessness, offenders, and resettlement.

Grants of up to £7,500 are available.

Who can apply

Small to medium-sized non-profit organisations with a constitution can apply, including UK registered charities, community interest companies, social enterprises and credit unions.

To be eligible, applicants should:

  • Have an annual income of less than £500,000.
  • Have unrestricted reserves that are less than six months of their running costs.
What are the funding priorities

All projects should focus on building financial capability skills for those who need it most and address the theme for this particular round (Life Changing Transitions).

All applications must demonstrate how the project they are seeking funding for has a lasting impact on the people taking part.

There is particular interest in applications which use memorable, innovative, and or creative ways of delivering financial life skills which will make a lasting impact on the way people think, behave and manage their money.

Is there a deadine

Thursday 30 September 2021.

Applications will close once the number of accepted applications reaches 40 or by the deadline, whichever is soonest. If the grant round closes early, the application form will not be accessible to complete. Applicants are encouraged to apply early and not wait to the deadline.

Further information and how to apply