The Catalyst Fund has now closed and we are no longer receiving applications.
How to apply to the Catalyst Fund
Institutions should go through the following steps to apply to the Catalyst Fund:
- discuss with HEFCE's institutional or policy teams to determine if their idea is likely to meet Catalyst priorities
- submit expression of interest to their regional consultant for formal consideration through the process.
All potential bidders should read the bid pack:
We will write to all formal bidders to advise of our decisions. We are committed to providing clear messages to bidders throughout the process and as early as possible.
For general bids, we aim to provide clear advice and decisions formally within eight weeks of formal submission of an expression of interest.