Project case studies

These case studies provide examples of the types of projects that have previously been funded by the Community Grants Programme. Read more about each of these projects below.

Living kidney donation project - Give a gift, save a life

This project, by Vanik Council, ran from April 2023 to March 2024. The funding amount was £19,000 and the activity targeted all members of their community.

Vanik Council members at the launch of their Living Kidney Donation promotion project
A Living Legacy film screening event with Bell Ribeiro-Addy, Labour MP for Streatham

Organ donation and blood donation projects - A living legacy

These 3 projects, by Action on Blood, ran from April 2021 to April 2024. Their funding amount for the 2023 to 2024 financial year was £19,000 and their activity specifically targeted Black communities.

Blood donation project - one love, one blood, save lives

This project was run by RAFFA International Development Agency and targeted Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities in the East Midlands. The funding amount was £15,000.

Organ donation and blood donation project - Raising awareness amongst ethnic minority communities

This project was run by the Donor Research team at the University of Brighton. The funding amount was £18,989 and the activity targeted higher education students from diverse backgrounds, particularly the next generation of healthcare professionals.