Apply for a grant for a Community Initiative

Do you want to realize a socially beneficial initiative that clearly contributes to concrete improvements in society and a better Uppsala? Follow the example of the Red Cross and Uppsala City Mission – apply for a grant for your project from World Class Uppsala. Together we make a difference.

This support may constitute the project’s core funding.

Future deadlines for applications
12 January 2022
25 March 2022
19 May 2022
22 August 2022
24 October 2022


Assessment criteria

Funding for a socially beneficial initiative can be granted by the World Class Uppsala network, provided that all requirements are met.

Mandatory requirements

Applicants must:

NOTE! World Class Uppsala does not award grants for initiatives that include the production of products that are to be sold, rented out or in any other way generate profit.


Set requirements

The initiative should also:


Application form

Fill in the application form below for us when you plan the implementation of the initiative.

Remember to attach your budget. Click to download template:

World Class Uppsala will, if necessary, undertake credit checks on applicants.
Please note! Annexes in addition to the budget, timetable and activity plan will not be included in the assessment documentation.

Application form - Community initiative

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  • The application for a grant must be at least SEK 200,000.
  • Describe the background, purpose, goals and expected impact of your initiative. Also describe how the initiative contributes to points 1-2 under "Set requirements". Describe what makes your initiative relevant and in what way it contributes to the benefit of society. Clearly state the primary benefit. Also describe how much benefit it will provide and how its impact should be measured.
  • Define and describe the group of people who will benefit from your initiative, i.e. the group you are targeting.
  • Describe the activities to be carried out in connection with your initiative and justify your plan and implementation.
  • Describe who will plan, run, implement and evaluate the initiative, including roles and responsibilities.
  • Describe if you see any risks or challenges that may make goals and objectives difficult or impossible to achieve and what these are.
  • Describe the measures you are to implement from a sustainability perspective. 1. What measures do you take to reduce your environmental footprint (e.g. reviewing the overall environmental impact and requiring suppliers/partners to choose solutions that have as little impact on the environment as possible)? 2. What measures do you take in relation to social sustainability (good working conditions, gender equality factors, equal rights, etc.)?
  • Describe how the initiative will:
    • 1. Disseminate to the target group (format and channel selection)
    • 2. Disseminate to interested parties who do not have the opportunity to participate physically during and/or after.
    • 3. Disseminate to other important stakeholders, e.g. decision-makers, opinion leaders or important actors in business, sports, culture and the public sector
    • 4. Ensure that the World Class Uppsala network is promoted on platforms and other formats and to what extent this happens
  • Describe how you would
    • 1. evaluate the initiative after implementation.
    • 2. follow up any media coverage in digital and printed media.
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    Please attach the following documents with your application:
    • - Timetable and activity plan.
    • - Financial overview with overall budget. The parts of the budget relating to support from World Class Uppsala must be clearly and precisely specified.
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      Please attach the following documents with your application:
      • - Timetable and activity plan.
      • - Financial overview with overall budget. The parts of the budget relating to support from World Class Uppsala must be clearly and precisely specified.

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