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Student Impact Fund: up to £2,000

Funding for projects led by student groups and societies that seek to address the challenges, issues and priorities of students across the UK.

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£100,000 for student led projects

The Student Impact Fund supports students from Santander partner universities across the UK to address the challenges, issues and priorities that they've identified.

Santander Universities has £100,000 to support students who turn to the crowd to make great ideas happen.

The Student Impact Fund has been created to build on our support for Higher Education.  Since 2007 we've donated over £60million to UK partner universities and have helped tens of thousands of students and staff from universities to prosper.

If you have a project which the Crowd support we'll provide 50% funding (up to a maximum of £2,000) to help you reach your target.

Together we can address what matters to students in the UK today.

If you'd like to start crowdfunding, you can take the first step by hitting the button below.

Start a new project

If you have already started a project, find out how to apply for this fund below.

How to apply

Santander Student Impact Fund guide.

Full of key information and tips to help you get started.

The Projects

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Back The Boat Surrey

USBC has athletes and ambition but no boat. Please support our women in their efforts to buy an eight and help them to reach their goals!

Successfully funded


  • 72 supporters
  • £7k raised
  • 43 days
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Lilypads City of Edinburgh

Lilypads strives to end period poverty and stigma by providing affordable reusable sanitary pads and education to communities in Kenya.

Successfully overfunded


  • 98 supporters
  • £4.1k raised
  • 28 days