Helping migrants, refugees and people seeking asylum to be welcomed, treated lawfully and fairly, and enabled to maximise their potential living and working in the UK.
Creating a just and fair justice system, with a significantly reduced prison population, which considers individual needs and potential, and places a focus on prevention and rehabilitation.
Ensuring everyone in the UK, regardless of income or geographical location, has access to high quality legal advice, so they can realise their rights as they are entitled to do.
While Special Initiatives and Anchors are closed programme (invitation only), organisations funded through these programmes are generally known to us through applications to the Open Programme
We don’t reach people in need directly – instead, we pursue our purpose by funding partner organisations. We have three grant-making programmes.
This programme aims to support and strengthen small to medium sized charities, and the wider ‘eco-system’, in our three priority areas.
This programme aims to identify and address gaps and opportunities in our three priority areas.
This programme aims to provide core support to organisations that are indispensable to their sector.
Migrants and refugees
The Justice System and Penal Reform
Human rights, particularly access to justice
For details of the grants awarded to each charity, see our grants awarded page