The Accessibility Fund will be used by The Carpentries organisation to support access to all of their events, workshops, and trainings.
The SSI is currently supported by the Scottish Funding Council’s (SFC) Upskilling Fund to deliver a programme of data skills training for the Scottish workforce. We are inviting quotes for the provision of a course curriculum.
Applications are now open for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s funding of the Essential Open Source Software for Science programme.

The UK government has promised to double funding on research and development to £18 billion, roughly 0.7% of GDP, by 2024-25. Where should it invest? And where should it invest to support software-reliant research? We want to hear your ideas! You can respond on Twitter: 


The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) have agreed to provide $2.65 million (£2.07 million) in funding over three years to The Carpentries project.
The Software Sustainability Institute, a team of software experts, from the universities of Edinburgh, Manchester, Oxford and Southampton, has been awarded £6.5 million funding, from the seven UK Research Councils that are part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), to continue its world-leading work helping thousands of UK researchers from all areas use software to increase the impact of their research.
Please note that all funds under this initiative have now been allocated - this page is for archive purposes only. Key dates

Deadline for applications: 1st of each month, until all funds disbursed. This fund is now closed.

Funding decision made: two weeks after deadline

Impact Event: TBC

Fund spending deadline: 31st March 2018

EPSRC has awarded £100K to the Software Sustainability Institute and the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) to build links and network with the USA HPC communit

Much research software starts its life thanks to a research grant. But what happens when your code proves useful and you want to extend it or ruggedise it for release to the wider community? Research grants generally can't help because they focus on solving research problems, not improving code. Who should you turn to?

We're putting together a list of funders and funding calls who can help with the costs of improving code. This list is not comprehensive, but we'd like it to be. If you know of other sources for this type of funding, please let us know and we'll add them to the list…

By Mike Jackson, Software Architect.

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