About the fund

The Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls.

  • The fund is open to charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations from across the United Kingdom applications should be for £350,000 or more
  • The value of the grant requested must not represent more than 50% of the applicant’s or consortia’s collective annual income
  • Applications should focus on 1 of 2 categories: violence against women and girls, or the general programme
  • Grants may be for 12 to 18 month projects
  • All project activities must be concluded and funds must be spent by 31st March 2023
  • Applicants must include a copy of their safeguarding policy, along with a statement that confirms the applicant has effective and appropriate safeguarding procedures that protect employees, beneficiaries or volunteers from harm, and that explains how any concerns and incidents are managed

Application details
  • The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 4th July 2021
  • Applicants should answer all questions on the application form
  • Applications received before the closing date will be assessed after the closing date
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be assessed
  • Available information and guidance relating to this round of funding is contained in the documents above
  • We are not able to respond to requests for support in completing this application as this is a competitive process