Windrush Day Grant

26th November 2018

Windrush Day grants is a new opportunity available from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government for projects in England. A total budget of £150,000 is available for charities and community groups to apply for grants of £2,500 to £25,000.

The fund will support groups seeking to celebrate, commemorate and/or educate about the history of the Empire Windrush and the contribution of the Windrush Generation to British economic, social and cultural life.” National Windrush Day will take place on 22 June each year.

The overall aim of each project must be to have a positive impact in at least one of three areas: celebration, commemoration and education. It should also have a purpose of improving community cohesion and relations between different groups.


Please read the guidance notes before completing the application form for charity and community groups.

The deadline for applications is 21 January 2019 (midnight).


Answers to frequently asked questions are available or email