This scheme offers grants of £500 and £1000 for community groups working directly with audiences that are traditionally underrepresented and not engaged in science activity.
£500 grants to run one or more events during British Science Week
£1000 grants to run one or more events during British Science Week, as well as either preparatory or follow-up activities that will lead to continued engagement beyond British Science Week.
These audiences include:
people from ethnic minority backgrounds
people living in communities which face deprivation, including people disadvantaged in terms of education and income
people with a disability or long-term health condition
people living in a remote and rural location, defined as settlements of less than 10,000 people
girls and women.
Applications for both Kick Start Grants and Community Grants close midnight on Monday 7 November 2022.