Health and life sciences funding

Here you'll find a range of funding opportunities available to support health and life sciences public engagement activities. Many universities will also have internal funds you can access.
Eating for Eye Health project (UCL)

If you are aware of a funding source that we've missed, please let us know by emailing nccpe.enquiries@uwe.ac.uk.

BBSRC, Innovator of the Year
Launched in 2008, this competition rewards bioscience researchers for outstanding impact, recognising individuals or teams who have derived an impact from their research.

Biochemical Society, Scientific Outreach Grants
The Society wishes to support scientific outreach activities that communicate the excitement of molecular bioscience to young people and the community. Applications are invited for sums up to £1000 to assist with the direct costs associated with an event and expenses incurred (e.g. transport and/or teacher cover).

British Society of Immunology, Communicating Immunology Grants
The aims of the Grants are to stimulate interest, discussion and understanding of immunology amongst a wider audience, support formal and informal learning about immunology and target a wide range of audiences.

Medical Research Foundation, Alexander Fleming Dissemination Awards
These awards provide support for the dissemination of MRC and Medical Research Foundation-funded research results beyond the scientific peer reviewed press, to patients, participants, practitioners and policy makers.

Microbiology Society, Education and Outreach Grants
Grants of up to £1,000 are available to support relevant science teaching or promotion initiatives, or to support developments likely to lead to an improvement in the teaching of any aspect of microbiology.

Physiological Society, Outreach Grants
For Ordinary Members, Affiliates and Associate Members of The Society to run an outreach or public engagement activity.

Physiological Society, Public Engagement Grants
Grants open to members and non-members to run projects that engage with a public audience covering any aspect of physiology, with particular encouragement of projects that involve collaborations between science communicators, facilitators of public engagement, and physiology researchers.

Society for Endocrinology, Public Engagement Grant
To support organisation and delivery of outreach activities, aimed at school children and/or the general public.

Wellcome, Engagement Fellowships
Engagement Fellowships aim to support and develop upcoming stars in public engagement with science.

Wellcome, Public Engagement Fund
This funding is for anyone with a great idea for engaging the public in conversations about health-related science and research.