Comic Relief has announced grants of up to £150,000 in the UK for community action for early childhood development. The Children Survive and Thrive: Rise and Shine programme aims to support "child-centred approaches, and to make progress in addressing the comprehensive development needs of children during their early years, up to and including their transition to primary school.
Funding is available for 3 to 5 years. Organisations are eligible to apply if their annual income is at least £250,000 and not more than £10 million. Comic Relief aims to fund no more than 40% of an organisation's future income