Have an idea for taking your research to an audience? Need money to help run it? Look at the following funding opportunities below. If you need help developing your idea, we recommend you get in touch with your local SEPnet Outreach Officers or get in touch with the organisation offering the funding. Please do read the Guidelines for each of the funding bodies carefully before talking to your officer.
Institute of Physics Public Engagement Grant Scheme
Deadline: Midday Monday 17 October
Amount: Upto £2,000
Notes: Can cover any physics topic, but does not include activities aimed at children while at school or on a school trip.
STFC Small Award
Deadline: 4pm Thursday 27 October
Amount: £500 to £10,000
Notes: Projects must be relevant to publicising engagement or teaching about the STFC science and technology areas.
UK Space Agency, Space for All
Deadline: 9am Wednesday 9 November
Amount: Upto £10,000
Notes: This scheme is aimed at space education and engagement projects that increase awareness of the UK’s space programme and the role that space plays in everyday life. It is a competitive scheme offering grants up to £10K.
Open: Monday 10 October
Deadline: Friday 9 December
Amount: Up to £100,000
Notes: These projects are bigger in scope and in the past targeted underserved audiences. Have a talk with your Outreach Officer and they can get you in touch with the relevant RAS staff.