Virtual Schoolbag (VSB)

21 Jan 2019
Business managers, bursars and secretaries of all primary, secondary, special schools
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22 Jan 2019
Curiosity Fund – Helping disadvantaged children thrive

The Curiosity Fund provides £10,000 to £120,000 for projects using science as a tool to make wider changes to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people.

Schools can apply if they're in partnership with a local community based organisation.  

The Fund is provided by BBC Children in Need and the Wellcome Trust

Grants to apply for:-

  • Small up to £10,000 per year (for up to three years)
  • Large up to £40,000 each year (for up to three years)

Applicants must be able to explain:-

  • The disadvantaged children and young people’s experiences and its affect upon them
  • How the proposed science activities will improve the lives of those who take part
  • Why the specific science-based activities planned are well-suited to making such differences
  • How to identify and measure the differences that could be achieved.

The closing date is 12th April 2019 (11.59pm).

Tel: 0345 609 0015                            Email:


Emma Dean
Emma Dean
External Funding Officer

Phone: 01273 336616