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Big Lottery Fund in £5.5m partnership with Comic Relief

Big Lottery Fund in £5.5m partnership with Comic Relief

The is partnering with to provide £5.5 million in grants to improve the health of mothers, babies and children; and the lives of people living in urban slums.

Big Lottery Fund is contributing £5 million and Comic Relief £500,000.

The five-year partnership will also involve examining what wider benefits such collaboration can bring to the sector.

Kevin Cahill, Chief Executive of Comic Relief, said:

“By working together we hope to increase learning about good grant making, and share these findings with the sector. Of course, the ultimate aim is to ensure that funding gets to where it is most needed and is as effective as possible in making a true and lasting impact in people’s lives.”

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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