Posted June 11, 2024



DPO Centre Accepting Applications for Charity and Community Fund

DPO Centre is offering grants of up to £10,000 for charities and not-for-profit organisations across the UK to access data protection consultancy advice and services to ensure they are run efficiently and remain in compliance with the law.

A total of £150,000 is available across three application periods throughout the year to help organisations achieve the following outcomes:

  • Provide immediate access to subject matter experts and a broadly experienced team of data protection professionals.
  • Remove ‘unknowns’ experienced when conducting a similar process internally.
  • Decrease the potential for compliance failure across an organisation.
  • Provide a substantial reduction in regulatory and reputational risk.
  • Improved trust, increased engagement, reputation, and organisational value.

Funding can be used for the following available services:

  • Information Asset Register and Data Mapping.​
  • Policy Drafting and Review.
  • Impact Assessments and Gap Analysis.
  • Data Protection Training.
  • Data Sharing and International Transfers.
  • Privacy-by-Design.
  • Data Protection Readiness.

There is a two-stage application process. Groups should first submit an online application through the DPO Centre website. DPO will then contact successful groups to request further information and complete a full application.

There are three application periods throughout the year.

The next deadline for applications is 1 August 2024. 

Further details can be found here:  Charity Support Fund | DPO Centre

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