Deadline 7th October 2021
The Faith New Deal Pilot Fund is a new, competitive grant programme to help support faith-based organisations to use their resources effectively within their community and to build trust between national government, local government and faith groups.
The £1 million Faith New Deal Pilot Fund will focus on strengthening engagement between national government, local government and faith groups.
The Faith New Deal Pilot fund will provide up to £975,000 for faith groups to apply for to work in partnership with local public services and philanthropists.
The Faith New Deal Pilot Fund applicants must demonstrate how they will meet all the following strategic objectives:
- Provide evidence/proof that faith groups, working in partnership, can play a significant and effective role in supporting community cohesion by solving local problems;
- Develop learning and best practice about what support faith organisations and communities need to develop effective partnership working with local public services to deliver support for their local communities
- To inform a Faith Compact, a set of principles for local and national government to work in partnership with faith groups and communities