Transform Foundation - Tech Grants


Status:Open to applications


Maximum Value:£ 18,000


Grants are available for UK registered charities that have an urgent need to transform their website so that they can reach more supporters and increase their income.

Value Notes

Grants of £18,000 are available.

The grants will cover 100% of the upfront costs.

Extended Description

The Transform Foundation, a registered charity, offers grants to other UK registered charities in England and Wales who need investment for their digital needs.

Its first grant opportunity, which is available throughout 2016, is for charities that need funding ‘to build an amazing web presence’.

The Foundation’s mission has three core areas:

  • It gives Tech Grants to help charities make ‘step change’ in digital.
  • It conducts research on best practice in digital impact for nonprofits.
  • It brings together expertise across sectors to move charities forward.

Latest Information

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout 2016.

Key Criteria

UK registered charities in England and Wales can apply.

To be eligible, charities must:

  • Generate an annual income of less than £30 million.
  • Be able to show that their website is getting in the way of their fundraising and marketing.
  • Have the potential for a bigger income by raising more money and impact by reaching more supporters.

Eligible Expenditure

The grants will cover strategy, design and development to build an 'amazing' website. The grant recipient will only need to fund ongoing costs.

Application Process      

There is a two stage application process:

  • Stage 1: Groups should fill out a simple 15-question application which takes less than 10 minutes to do. Applications will be reviewed within a week and applicants will be notified of the decision.
  • Stage 2 Those who are successful at stage 1 will have an in-depth, one-hour meeting (in person or online) with the Foundation’s partner for this grant, Raising IT, to look at the technical and cultural fit for high impact. After this meeting, Raising IT will send an impact summary report to the Foundation, as a Stage 2 application. Within 14 days of the Stage Two application, applicants will be notified as to whether or not they were successful in receiving the funding.

Address & Contacts :

Contact details:
Enquiries Transform Foundation
10 Queen Street Place
Telephone:01767 627062