Funding and support for groups involved in counter-extremism projects in their communities.
The counter-extremism strategy encourages partnership between the government and people involved in projects that counter extremism and build stronger communities.
The Building a Stronger Britain Together (BSBT) programme supports civil society and community organisations who work to create more resilient communities, stand up to extremism in all its forms and offer vulnerable individuals a positive alternative, regardless of race, faith, sexuality, age and gender. The programme allows organisations that share these aims to bid for in-kind support and grant funding for specific programmes that deliver goals set out in the Counter Extremism Strategy.
To help groups expand their reach and influence, the Building a Stronger Britain Together programme offers 2 forms of support through a competitive bidding process:
- in-kind support (such as social media training, technical assistance to help a group improve their website, or capacity building work to help a group protect more vulnerable individuals)
- grants: targeted funding for specific projects with demonstrable outcomes which provide a positive alternative to extremist voices
You can apply for both in-kind support and grant funding.
Guidance for applicants
Please read the. It contains information on:
- programme objectives
- who can bid for support
- the types of support available
- how to complete your application form