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The Which? Fund

A small number of grants are available to UK registered charities, Community Interest Companies and universities for new, high quality research projects that explore the consumer harms faced by diverse and disadvantaged communities and/or identify innovative solutions to these harms.

Who can apply: UK registered charities, not-for-profit Community Interest Companies (CICs) and universities. Partnership proposals are welcomed as long as the lead agency is one of the aforementioned organisations.

Key words: Consumer Harm, Diverse and Disadvantaged Communities, Research, Influencing Social Policy, Consumer Practice, Strategic Projects, Identifying Innovative Solutions, United Kingdom.

Which? is widely regarded as the UK’s leading consumer protection agency. Established in 1960, Which? is listed on Companies House as a private limited company. It was previously known as Consumer Protection Limited from 1960-1987 and subsequently as Consumers’ Association Limited from 1987 before switching to the title of Which? Limited in 1995 under the banner of the Consumers Association, which continues a registered charity (no. 296072) and can be found on the Charity Commission website.

The Which? Fund, which has a total budget of £75,000, seeks to address the consumer harms experienced by diverse and disadvantaged communities, by funding specific, strategic projects, with the potential to benefit large numbers of people by changing policy, regulation or practice.

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