Treasury invites charities to apply for Libor funding

24 Aug 2016 News

Military and emergency services charities are being invited by the Treasury to apply for funding coming from banking fines.

Applications are open to projects and organisations within the scope of military and emergency services charities and other related good causes.

The funding is to be used to “support military and emergency services charities and other related good causes that represent those that demonstrate the very best of values”.

The Treasury said it anticipates that there will be significant interest in this round of funding.

Charities have until Thursday 15 September 2016 to apply, and completed application forms by no later than 12:00. The Treasury said this is to allow enough time to consider all bids ahead of the Autumn Statement.

The funding comes from fines levied on the banking industry for manipulating the Libor rate.

To register an interest in Libor funding and request an application form, organisations should email [email protected] More information is available here.

 

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