The Home Affairs Select Committee heard that the UK Safer Internet Centre requires funding to provide important services at what is a particularly important time with children spending increasing amounts of time online through the current Covid-19 pandemic.
“It’s a heart-breaking milestone and a reminder, if it was ever needed, that the need for a safer internet has never been more urgent."
Our Funding Council gives advice on policy, provides funding and establishes and maintains our codes of practice.
UK Safer Internet Centre receives £5.1m funding from Nominet.
Support from grant funders, charitable trusts and foundations is essential in helping us reach our goal of an internet free from child sexual abuse.
IWF used to receive some funding from the European Union’s EU Safer Internet Programme. This is now provided by Nominet.
An overview of governance at the Internet Watch Foundation including how we work with our Board of Trustees and Funding Council.