Social Investment Fund

Investing in the Bailiwick of Guernsey's third sector

Since incorporation in 2020, SIF has awarded over £5.6 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

26 January 2024
SIF is recruiting for a new Board Member
SIF is recruiting for a new Board Member - could you help? We are keen to hear from anyone with experience at a...
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28 July 2023
Small Grants Programme Open for 2023 Charitable Funding
The closing date for applications up to £25,000 is Wednesday 9th August
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8 March 2023
2023 Major Grants Applications Open
Applications for above £25,000 are now being considered. Applications close 5th April 2023
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