The Trustees of the TDS Charitable Foundation have extended the deadline for the current round of funding and are now welcoming funding applications until 10 August 2016.
The Foundation works to advance education about housing rights and obligations in the private rented sector and because of this extended deadline, available funding for bids has been increased to £70,000. The Foundation is looking to support bids which promote knowledge of landlord’s obligations or tenant’s rights and responsibilities, but also to look at the feasibility of establishing a dedicated research centre for the private rented sector in England and Wales.
The last round of funding saw a total of over £50,000 of awards made to:
Professor Martin Partington QC, CBE, Chair of the TDS Charitable Foundation said; “These four projects are a wonderful example of how, since we established the charity in 2014, we have been able to provide funding for a whole range of innovative projects that benefit the private rented sector.”
He continued; “The Foundation is interested in receiving further innovative proposals before 10 August and we are making double the funds available. We are particularly keen to see expressions of interest in relation to setting up a dedicated PRS research centre and will consider funding a feasibility study as to whether such a centre could be established for England and Wales.”
The TDS Charitable Foundation is currently welcoming bids for the current round of funding which is open until 10 August 2016.
If you are a small organisation, representing landlords or tenants, and wish to deliver training about renting a property, there is a free training course pack that may help you (this is a project previously funded by TDS Charitable Foundation).