Who funded us in 2018/19

Grant and donations income (≥ £5,000)

Funder Amount1 What the funding was for
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust £72,500 Core funding
Open Society Foundation £62,725 Citizens’ Assembly for Northern Ireland
Esmee Fairbairn Foundation £60,000 Citizens’ Assembly on Social Care
Building Change Trust £59,500 Citizens’ Assembly for Northern Ireland
Omidyar Network £43,693 Citizens’ Assembly on Social Care
Esmee Fairbairn Foundation £40,000 Coalition for Deliberative Democracy
Big Lottery Fund (via the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations) £31,493 Running the Open Government Pioneers Project in England and Coordinating the UK Open Government Network.
Community Foundation for Northern Ireland £30,000 Citizens’ Assembly for Northern Ireland
Paul Hamlyn Foundation £20,000 Citizens’ Assembly for Northern Ireland
Wellcome £16,573 MH:2K programme.

Consultancy and training income (≥ £5,000)

Funder Amount2 What the funding is for
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy £225,000 (estimated) Sciencewise programme. This programme will continue into 2019/20.
UK Parliament
(Health and Social Care Select Committee & Housing, Communities, and Local Government Select Committee)
£47,400 Citizens’ Assembly on Social Care
The Home Office £36,796 Civil Society Open Space process for Home Office Law Enforcement Data Service and Home Office Biometrics work. Further funding for this work is expected in 2019/20.
Deepmind Technologies Ltd £31,171 Roundtables with professional stakeholders interested in Artificial Intelligence, ethics and public engagement.
Open Data Institute £28,128 Design of a decision-making process for pilot data trust.
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government £21,657 Residents Reference Panel on Building Safety in High Rise Residential Buildings. This work, including further funding, will continue into 2019/20.
Northern Gas Networks Ltd £18,775 NGN Public Panel for RIIO-2 Business Plan. This work, including further funding, will continue into 2019/20.
NESTA £18,208 Public dialogue on Artificial Intelligence
The Scottish Government £18,000 Part-time secondment to develop a Participation Framework for the Scottish Government. This work, including further funding, will continue into 2019/20.
Open Government Partnership £16,413 Research and a paper for the OGP on citizens, social movements and the OGP.
Guardian News and Media £16,033 Workshops and materials for the Guardian’s Gene Gap project.
The Scottish Government £15,100 Supporting the Scottish Government’s public engagement on attitudes to agriculture, environment and rural priorities.
Carnegie UK Trust £12,090 Data sharing and public benefit.
We also received funding for this project in 2017/18 from Carnegie UK Trust and The Wellcome Trust.
OECD £10,000 Open local government handbook
The University of Sheffield (in turn, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council) £5,057 UK political party reform. We also received funding for this project in 2017/18 from the University of Sheffield.
  • 1. Figures are inclusive of project expenditure
  • 2. Figures are inclusive of project expenditure, but exclusive of VAT