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Amount Categorysort icon Year Awarded by
Fabian Society

to investigate how non-voters feel about the culture of party politics

£5,000 Democracy 2012 JRRT
Bright Blue

towards the production and printing of Tory Modernisation 2:0: a progressive vision for the future of the Conservative Party

£5,000 Democracy 2012 JRRT
Democratic Audit

towards publishing and disseminating a report on the Bradford West by-election

£4,332 Democracy 2013 JRSST
Democratic Audit

towards a report on the lessons that can be learnt for election campaigning and political engagement in Britain from the Bradford West by-election

£4,950 Democracy 2012 JRSST
Jimmy Reid Foundation

towards the launch costs of the Commission on Fair Access to Political Influence

£4,500 Democracy 2012 JRRT
Migration Matters

for a campaign to make a positive case for immigration in Britain

£27,000 Democracy 2012 JRRT

towards the redevelopment of the Spinwatch website

£5,000 Democracy 2012 JRRT
Option A Team

to enable the official campaign for Option A in the Jersey Referendum to take out a full page advert in the Jersey Evening Post and to produce a leaflet to deliver across the island immediately before polling.

£4,000 Democracy 2013 JRRT
Lord Tyler

towards the production of a Private Member's Bill on the reform of party political finance

£15,000 Democracy 2012 JRRT
High Pay Centre

over 18 months to develop a pay manifesto to address excessive executive pay and inequality.

£30,000 Democracy 2013 JRRT
Bite the Ballot

over 2 years to campaign for the political parties' manifestos to contain issues of concern to young people and to increase voter registration.

£84,280 Democracy 2013 JRRT
Intern Aware

over 22 months to continue to campaign for fair internships.

£27,800 Democracy 2013 JRRT
Black Mental Health UK

over 1 year to continue to campaign for an independent public inquiry into the number of black deaths in custody with a specific focus on mental health


£34,468 Democracy 2013 JRRT
Commission on Civil Society and Democratic Engagement

contribution to wok on the Lobbying Bill, recognising the unsatisfactory way the Bill has been put together and the lack on consultation prior to trying to force it through Parliament

£2,000 Democracy 2013 JRRT
Red Pepper

over one year to assist Red Pepper to support progressive causes in advance of the 2015 General Election

£27,500 Democracy 2013 JRRT
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