Black History Month (BHM) 365 Fund

Black History Month 365 fund closed

The BHM fund has now closed but if you're part of a local voluntary or community organisation, check back again towards the end of April when we'll be launching the next round of funding. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email

We have a partnership with A2Dominion Housing Group, Peabody and Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing to offer grants, through our Black History Month (BHM) 365 fund, that support projects in our communities that celebrate black history. 

This fund provides grants of up to £1,000 throughout the year for events, activities and projects celebrating black history and is open to applications from residents, community groups, schools and local organisations.

About the Black History Month (BHM) 365 fund

In October each year the UK recognises the achievements and contributions of people of black heritage around the world through Black History Month. The fund is used to extend UK Black History month to a year-round celebration.

We have grants of up to £1,000 to support local voluntary and community organisations to deliver projects with a focus on:

  • bringing communities together to mark and celebrate our shared history
  • promoting the awareness and knowledge of black history
  • celebrating the achievements and contributions from individuals of African and Caribbean heritage.

Examples of activities the fund has supported

  • Lunch club providing free healthy Caribbean food and information about diet and nutrition.
  • African drumming workshop to a cross-generation photographic project centering around the black community in Queen’s Park past and present.
  • Supporting a local school in obtain more diverse books.

How to apply for funding 

The BHM 365 fund is currently closed and we will update this page when applications are open again.

When the fund is open, applications are made by completing and submitting the online form on the A2Dominion Grants website using the button below. You should also read the guidance for applying for this funding before submitting an application form.

Read the BHM 365 Fund guidance notes [pdf, 121KB]

Complete the online BHM 365 application form

If you need more information about the fund, please email