Grants for smaller, specialist organisations in England and Wales that support survivors and victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence, who are led ‘by, with and for’ communities facing racial inequality, disabled people or LGBTQ+ communities.
Ministry of Justice is providing £1.7 million for the Comic Relief: Ministry of Justice Specialist Fund which is being delivered by Comic Relief.
Objectives of fund
The programme is part of a £40 million initiative announced by the Ministry of Justice in February 2021 for specialist support services to help survivors and victims of rape and domestic abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
The grant funding will support activities and offer wrap-around support which improve digital and remote capacity, provide continuity in support and enhance future sustainability.