London Early Years Campaign - children with SEND

As part of his London Early Years Campaign, the Mayor is offering a grant of up to £20,000 for a project which will:

  • raise awareness of free early education for 2-year-olds amongst families of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • improve early identification of children with additional needs

This opportunity complements 11 existing local projects (funded between February and October 2019), which promote awareness of and engagement in free early education for 2-year-olds. 

The successful project will run between January and September 2020.

Full details can be found in our request for proposals document.

Applications for this grant are now open.

Apply now

The deadline to submit an application is 17:00 is Friday 1 November 2019.

Submissions can be emailed to and must include:

1.    Application form (including delivery plan)
2.    Appendix 1: budget
3.    Due diligence documentation (see application form) 

Any questions?

We held an information session on 3 October for anybody who wanted to find out more about this opportunity - if you missed it you can download the presentation.

Please also read our FAQs below.

You can email any additional questions to  [email protected] by Friday 25 October. We will regularly update our FAQs until this date.

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