Edge Fund members have finished the lengthy but satisfying process of scoring and reviewing applications. We are pleased to announce that our shortlist for Round 9 has been finalised.
The following groups will be considered for either £1500 or £3,000 at our final funding day in Manchester on Saturday 27th October:
- Not Guilty By Association, Disabled People Against Cuts, Community Action on Prison Expansion, Open Lavs, London Coalition Against Poverty, Learning Disability Group of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, Land Justice Network, Disabled People Against Cuts Glasgow, The Common House, SOAS Detainee Support, Rising Up, Tower Blocks UK, Sandwell Youth in Action, Unity Sisters and Belfast Solidarity Centre/Just Books.
The following groups will automatically received the grant they asked for based on their position on the shortlist and as they asked for £1500 or less:
- Fforwm yr Eliffant Binc, Liverpool Social Centre Collective, Positively UK, Kushti Bok
The following groups will receive a small grant between £1000 to £500 based on their position in the short list.
- Friends of Detainees, Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh, African Rainbow Family, Peabody Family Voice (PFV), Ubuntu Women Shelter, Sister Supporter, The Campaign to Protect Pont Valley, LGBTIQ Outside, T.O.R.C.H. (Taking On Rape culture, Consent, and sexual Health) Collective, Berkshire Anti Fascists, Fuel Poverty Action, Leeds Anti-Fascist Network, Frack Free Upton, JENGbA Joint Enterprise Not Guilty by Association and Scottish Farm Land Trust.
We would like to thank all of our members and previously funded groups for their hard work in scoring applications!
The next step in our grant giving process is our Funding Day in Manchester on Saturday 27th October, in the Bridge 5 Mill, 22A Beswick St, Manchester M4 7HR, where the top 15 applicants and our members will come together to vote on which groups will get the larger grants. Check out our report on Round 8’s funding day, to see what’s involved.