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Grants & Funding

Grants funding in the West Midlands up to £20,000. Available for science, technology, engineering and Maths initiatives. Apply today.


Champion science, technology, engineering and maths with a grant from Millennium Point Charitable Trust

The Millennium Point Charitable Trust’s Grants initiative provides funding annually to not-for-profits, schools and colleges across the Local Authorities that are members of the West Midlands Combined Authority. Applicants can apply for up to £20,000 to fund their STEM-related project providing they meet the criteria and can demonstrate a measurable impact in STEM education. Since 2018, Millennium Point Charitable Trust has donated over £969,000 to successful recipients funding a diverse range of projects across education, STEM-focused charities, sporting charities and museums.

Where does the money come from?
The Millennium Point Charitable Trust owns the 46,450 sqm landmark Millennium Point building on Curzon street in the eastside of Birmingham City Centre (opposite the future Curzon Railway). Profits from our commercial activity as a landmark public building and multi-award-winning conference and events venue feedback into the charitable trust, enabling it to donate and invest in STEM-related organisations, projects and initiatives. The grants scheme is our flagship initiative alongside the Millennium Point Trust Scholarship which funds at least one young person’s undergraduate degree each year at Birmingham City University.

To learn more about our events and conference venue or how booking with us can widen your company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR), please get in touch.

How and when can I apply?
Applications will open for 2021 on Monday 19th October 2020 at 8 am and close at 5pm on Monday 30th November 2020. We will be funding projects that commence in September 2021 as our grants cycle is an annual programme. We, therefore, request applicants to be aware of this when completing their application form and planning their project. We are unable to release funding any earlier. Please note supplementary attachments or documents will not be considered as part of the application. We would urge you to read our guidance and FAQs before completing the application.

For more information on criteria or to start your application please visit the “Apply” page.

Want to get involved with Millennium Point Charitable Trust?
As the Millennium Point Charitable Trust, we are constantly reflecting and improving our projects to ensure they stay relevant, accessible to those who benefit from them and impactful to STEM in the region, for further information on the wider charitable operations, opportunities available or to get involved, please get in touch.

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