Not for profit organisations and private law firms that work with young migrants can apply for grants through the Strategic Legal Fund (SLF) for Vulnerable Young Migrants.
Grants are available to undertake strategic legal work to benefit children and young people (under the age of 25) who are significantly disadvantaged by migration status.
The maximum grant available is £30,000, however, limited funding is available and therefore lower applications are encouraged.
The average grant size is around £12,000.
The fund will accept applications in any area of law that affects:
- Migrants or the children of migrants,
- Who are under 25,Who are living in poverty,
- Who face significant disadvantage or discrimination in connection with their (or their parents’) migration status.
The SLF only funds two kinds of strategic legal action- pre-litigation research and “third party intervention” in an existing case. The maximum grant length is 12 months, and most grants are for around six months.
The next closing date for applications is the 6th March 2020.
How to apply
For more information, including details on how to apply, please visit the website: http://strategiclegalfund.org.uk/how-to-apply/