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The Sunday Telegraph has today reported on the Small Charities Challenge Fund (SCCF), the Department for International Development’s fund for small UK based not-for-profit organisations.

The SCCF provides grants of up to £50,000 to UK registered charities with an annual income of £250,000 or less – applications can be made at any time and a reviewed every six months.

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has lifted the cap on the spending, to support UK charities which are reaching the most marginalised communities.

In her speech tomorrow at the annual Bond conference, Ms Mordaunt will highlight these charities as “the very best of British”.

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The Sunday Telegraph: 'Mordaunt to lift cap on UK small charities fund'

Small UK charities will receive more money from the foreign aid budget, it will be announced tomorrow.

Speaking at the Bond Conference in London, Penny Mordaunt, the International Development Secretary, will say she wants to invest more in “the very best of British”.

Ms Mordaunt will announce plans to lift the current funding cap on the Small Charities Challenge Fund to support UK charities reaching the most marginalised communities.

The fund supports small, grassroots British charities working in developing countries to unlock new partnerships and fresh thinking.

Charities can apply for grants of up to £50,000 under the scheme.

Find out more information on the SCCF here

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