Funding Possibilities

I’ve been looking this afternoon to see what funding opportunities are available for organisations who are interesting in implementing a new CRM database.

The most relevant one is the Paul Hamlyn Foundation – Youth Fund, which is offering grants up to £60k to enable organisations who support young people to improve their reach. It covers a wide range of activities and possibilities, but includes the following:

  • Additional fundraising or income generation capacity.
  • Upgrading IT systems or website to reach young people online.
  • Installing a new database to capture data on the organisation’s impact.

CiviCRM can help with fundraising, communicating with constituents (in this case, young people) and can also record impact.

More details: or

Applications accepted all year round.

There are other more general funding opportunities that may help, such as the Leeds Community Foundation Enterprise Start Up/Growth Fund that may incorporate the implementation of a database within a larger project:


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