Applications open for 4th year of Stronger Voices programme

Melanie May | 7 September 2021 | News

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Media Trust, in partnership with Equally Ours, is bringing back its Stronger Voices programme for its fourth year this October.

Stronger Voices is a free, six-month strategic communications capacity-building programme for London-based equality organisations.

Applications are open to take part in this year’s programme with a deadline of 16 September.


Funded by City Bridge Trust, the programme covers many elements of strategic communications, from communications strategy and planning to key messaging and storytelling, and from pitching to journalists and media interview training to social media optimisation strategies and mentoring on using Google ad grants.

It will run from October 2021 to March 2022, with the plan being to deliver it through a mix of face-to-face and online learning.

To be eligible, organisations must meet the following criteria:

Priority will be given to:

There is a Q&A on the programme tomorrow (Wednesday 8 September) at 3pm with the Stronger Voices Programme Manager, with registration here.

Further questions about Stronger Voices, or how to apply, can be asked by emailing Programme Manager Rabia Mirza on

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