Social Investment Fund

Investing in the Bailiwick of Guernsey's third sector

Since incorporation in 2020, SIF has awarded over £2.8 million towards a wide variety of charitable organisations


SIF seeks to support the financial sustainability of the Bailiwick’s charitable sector targeting funding towards organisations and projects which are most needed within the Bailiwick.


We distribute a range of grants from several £100 to several £100,000 pounds.


Our funding is available to a wide range of beneficiaries and causes, including disadvantaged groups, culture and the arts, the environment, education and health &  wellbeing.


SIF aims to improve joint working between the government and the third sector. 

Learn about the grants that can support your charitable organisation’s funding needs

Our Grant Programmes

Case Studies

Major Grants Programme

We supported the Youth Commission with £300,000 over three years

With the support of a SIF grant, the Youth Commission for Guernsey & Alderney is introducing an exciting new programme focusing on an early help approach to mental health for young people in secondary schools

Learn more about their work »

Small Grants ProgramME

To cover the costs of two InShape art programmes - £10,800

Arts for Impact creates opportunities for people in the Bailiwick  to access, and participate in high quality art. They achieve a variety of outcomes, including increasing health and wellbeing, behaviour change and awareness and discussion around the biggest challenges facing our community

Learn more about their work »

Small Grants ProgramME

£6,000 for equipment for activity workshops for ex-offenders to learn new skills

Caring for Ex-Offenders provides support in the form of practical assistance, mentoring, advice, and financial aid to prisoners and their families in preparation for, and more significantly upon, release from prison 

Learn more about their work »

Our News

6 October 2022
New round of Major Grants applications open
Applications close on 31st October 2022
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13 July 2022
Charities needing funds can still apply for a Small Grant for 2022
The closing date for applications is Friday 22nd July so there is still time to apply
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23 June 2022
Charities benefit from Small Grants as new applications open with increased funding available
Applications for grants up to £25,000 are open now and close 22nd July 2022
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