The BEARR Trust Small Grants Scheme 2016

Full details of the Small Grants Scheme for 2016 are given here.

The fields covered by the Scheme in 2016 were

Section A:  Projects designed to help vulnerable older people in Russia

Section B:  Projects to support skills training for refugees and displaced people in other countries in BEARR’s region: Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

Proposals for grants of up to £3000 (three thousand pounds sterling) were invited.  Awards are made on a matching basis, and do not exceed 50% of the overall cost of a project. The BEARR Trust reserves the right to commission independent evaluation of any project funded.

What are the aims of the Scheme?

The 2016 Small Grants Scheme aimed to support and encourage NGOs to

  •  share experience and learning among NGOs with relevant aims
  • disseminate good practice more widely
  • facilitate cooperation with and/or coordination among NGOs and other organisations working with relevant groups
  • improve awareness of, or engage public institutions in addressing the relevant issues
  • propose other, imaginative ways of achieving the Scheme’s aims



The BEARR Trust Small Grants Scheme 2016 is funded by donations from generous individuals, companies and foundations, to whom the Trust extends its thanks.