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Welcome to the UK Aid Direct Applications portal

The Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF) is an open funding round. Applications completed and submitted after Thursday 29 March 2018 and before 17:00 on Thursday 27 September 2018 will be considered in the next review. 

Would you like to apply for a grant with UK Aid Direct?

If you are applying for the first time and do not already hold an account on the UK Aid Direct grant portal, please scroll to 'Current Grant Windows and click 'Apply' next to the round you are interested in.

If you already hold an account on the UK Aid Direct grant portal, please click 'Login' in the top right corner of the screen. Once you have logged in, please scroll to 'Current Grant Windows' and click 'Apply' next to the round you are interested in.

Do you have an application currently 'live' with us?

To review an application that you have already submitted please click login located at the top right hand corner of this page.

Please remember:

  • only login to the portal via one device at a time. If you login on two computers at the same time your application information may not save correctly
  • the online portal works on the latest versions of Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Internet Explorer  
  • if you are having problems accessing the form we recommend you try to access the portal via Google Chrome
  • If you continue to experience issues please contact ukaiddirect@manniondaniels.com with the subject line 'Concept Note Help'.


Are you new to UK Aid Direct?

If there are no suitable funding rounds available to you, please register with us and we will keep you informed of new funding rounds as they are announced.