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Period Poverty Fund

This scheme is now closed

What is the Period Poverty fund?

A grants programme for 2018-19 to invest in community initiatives which can alleviate the impact of period poverty.  Successful organisations receive funding to procure and distribute sanitary products to those most in need in Gloucestershire.

‘Period Poverty’ is a term which is used to describe a situation in which someone cannot afford to buy sanitary products.

Who could apply?

  • Community or voluntary groups
  • Registered charities
  • Community interest companies
  • Religious groups
  • Organisations located outside Gloucestershire who will use the funding to support people within Gloucestershire.

How much could I apply for?

Expressions of Interest were made for amounts between £500 and £15,000.

How long was the scheme open for?

Until 31st December 2018.

Please e-mail any questions you may have about the scheme to

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