Comic Relief unveils ten funders to share £2.8m for projects tackling racial inequities


The Africa Academy, Muslim Charities Forum and Migrant Centre Northern Ireland are among ten organisations that have been awarded a share of £2.8m.


This is the second phase of Comic Relief’s Global Majority programme, which is run in partnership with the National Emergencies Trust, Barclays, The Clothworkers’ Foundation and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. It brings the total amount targeted at diverse communities that have been disproportionately affected by Covid-19 to over £6m.


Last week the Ubele Initiative warned that BAME community organisations were at risk of closing services as emergency funding ran out.


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