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Research enrichment funding

The Wellcome Trust invites applications for its research enrichment funding. This enables current Wellcome grant holders to increase the impact of their work in regards to public engagement, open research and diversity and inclusion. Three types of funding are available: public engagement – support for engaging the public with the applicant’s research, worth up to […]

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RSC Outreach (small grants) Fund open

The Royal Society of Chemistry invites applications for its outreach fund – small grants. These provide financial support to members, individuals and organisations in order to enable them to run chemistry-based public and schools engagement activities. The trust aims to support projects that: maximise members’ outreach and engagement contribution; offer teachers a range of effective […]

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Public engagement spark awards

The Science and Technology Facilities Council invites applications for its public engagement spark awards. These support programmes of novel public engagement that focus on a topic within the council’s remit, which includes astronomy, solar and planetary science, particle physics, particle astrophysics, cosmology, nuclear physics and accelerator science. Applications that highlight the social, ethical, and economic […]

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Cormack Astronomy Small Outreach Grants

The Royal Society of Edinburgh invites applications for the Cormack astronomy small outreach grants. These enable individuals or groups to develop public understanding of science activities in Scotland in the field of astronomy. The scheme helps to set up new projects or to add new elements to existing ones, but does not fund ongoing activities. Projects […]

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Telling Tales of Engagement Competition 2017

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, under the Research Councils UK digital economy theme, invites expressions of interest for their telling tales of engagement competition. This aims to capture and promote the impact of Research Council funded digital economy research is having. Activities may include video or podcast production, outreach activities to schools, public […]

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Future Debates Grants Open

Following the success of the past BSA’s Future Debate series, we’re excited to announce that we’re working with organisations across the country on an autumn/winter series of the future debates surrounding the question Does it matter who pays for science? Grants of up to £500 available! To support these events, event organisers can apply for grants of up to […]

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UK Space Agency Education & outreach

The UK Space Agency invites applications for its education and outreach opportunity. This enables organisations to run schemes that support the education and outreach aims and objectives of the UK Space Agency’s exploration programme. It aims to build upon the agency’s investment in earth observation, the satellite launch programme and the James Webb space telescope, […]

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Funding for Geomorphology outreach

The British Society for Geomorphology invites applications for its geomorphological outreach grant. This enables members to organise geomorphological outreach activities involving schools, the general public or industry. Any activity that will bring greater public understanding, engagement and discussion of geomorphology, particularly those attracting media attention are encouraged. Members of the society may apply. Grants are […]

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RSC Funding call

The Royal Society of Chemistry is offering large grants, £2,000 to £10,000, to support public and schools engagement events and activities. The grant scheme, which is open to both members and non-members, is designed to support schools engagement activities that aim to: enrich student’s chemistry education and not solely deliver the curriculum provide students with […]

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Engaging Environments funding call

The NERC public engagement call (‘Engaging Environments’) inviting proposals for consortium and capacity building projects costing between £50k and £100k has been announced: http://www.nerc.ac.uk/about/whatwedo/engage/public/pe-call/ This consortium and capacity building stage aims to build a long-term, effective and innovative public engagement community, and support the formation of collaborative teams who will then go on, in a second […]