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Amount Category Yearsort icon Awarded by
Fabian Society

to fund a pamphlet and associated campaign work on the issue of parliamentary reform from the perspective of the crop of new Labour MPs elected in 2017

£7,000 Democracy 2018 JRRT
Women Against Rape

to update the criminal injuries compensation scheme (CICS) for victims of sexual violence 

£7,500 Issues 2018 JRRT
Red Pepper

to help seize the new political moment and progressive popular thinking by adapting their website and print magazine to grasp the political opportunities opened up by the surge of support. 

£7,500 Democracy 2018 JRRT
Good Law Project

Building legal capacity for the third sector

£7,500 Issues 2018 JRRT
Lord Paul Tyler

to provide a widely acceptable Draft Bill to provide a legislative framework for a referendum on the Brexit deal.

£3,750 Democracy 2018 JRRT
Labour for a People's Vote

to persuade the Labour Party to back a public vote on the Brexit deal, and to campaign for remain in that vote

£75,000 Democracy 2018 JRRT
Make Votes Matter

to campaign to introduce Proportional Representation to the House of Commons

£360,000 Democracy 2018 JRRT
Manifesto Club

to campaign to oppose restrictions on protest and free speech in public spaces 

£39,500 Democracy 2018 JRRT
One Yorkshire Committee

to persuade the Government to approve plans for a Mayor for Yorkshire supported by a cabinet of Yorkshire council leaders by 2020 

£32,500 Democracy 2018 JRRT
Open Rights Group

to campaign for new rules for use of personal data in political campaigning that will enhance transparency for the public

£87,225 Democracy 2018 JRRT
Democracy Volunteers - Voter ID trials 2019

to stop, or ameliorate, the Government’s planned change to a hard form of Voter ID 

£7,500 Democracy 2019 JRRT
Hatch UK - Hatch Innovation Challenge

to pilot a new method of building collaborative campaigns

£7,500 Democracy 2019 JRRT

to create an Independent News Taskforce, through which independent news publishers can come together to promote policies which give effect to the Cairncross proposals

£21,000 Democracy 2019 JRRT
Citizens' Convention on UK Democracy

to design and run an ambitious, inclusive and thorough deliberation on democratic reform in the UK

£70,000 Democracy 2019 JRRT
Remain Labour

to campaign to ensure that Labour policy is clearly and consistently in favour of giving the country the opportunity to Remain in the EU

£7,500 Democracy 2019 JRRT
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