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WE NOW ACCEPT APPLICATIONS FROM CHARITIES WITH INDEPENDENTLY

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The BBC has two regular broadcast appeals – The Radio 4 Appeal and BBC One Lifeline Appeal. Every year 60 charities are selected to receive one of these appeals.

Charities must register to access an online application form, which will be assessed by an external assessor and the Appeals Advisory Committee.  We have recently launched a new application form - read more here.

In this application round last year, 24 charities applied for 15 broadcast appeals.

Deadlines for submitting an application:

Application DeadlineTransmission Dates
11.59 pm 10 Dec 2018 3 Nov 2019 - 26 Jan 2020
11.59 pm 18 Mar 2019 2 Feb 2020 - 26 Apr 2020
11.59 pm 20 May 2019 3 May 2020 - 26 Jul 2020 
11.59 pm 9 Sept 2019  2 Aug 2020 - 25 Oct 2020
11.59 pm 9 Dec 2019 1 Nov 2020 - 31 Jan 2021

You will be informed of whether you are successful approximately 3 months after the deadline date.

Plese note you must meet the criteria in order to be considered for an appeal.

Do you meet the criteria?

charityappeals-tick.jpgYou are registered with the Charity Commission

charityappeals-tick.jpg 3 years have passed since you had a BBC broadcast appeal

charityappeals-tick.jpgYour work has UK-wide or international scope and/or significance

charityappeals-tick.jpgYou can provide two sets of audited or independently examined accounts

charityappeals-tick.jpgYou have up to date management accounts within a 3 month period

charityappeals-tick.jpgYou have waited 2 years since your last unsuccessful application

 PLEASE READ STEP ONE AND STEP TWO CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING

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