The Quartet Community Foundation support small, community-based charities and voluntary groups in the West of England whose work benefits local people. They give grants to a broad range of causes and welcome applications from both new and established groups. The Quartet Community Foundation is a charity that helps donors in Bristol and surrounding area to support the local causes and charities they care about. They manage a range of funds, all of which have their own funding criteria, priorities and closing dates. There are so many different types of fund we recommend you visit their website as these are changing all the time. (see below). Relevant Quartet grant schemes as of January 2022 include:
Arts council England – lets Create Jubilee programme – to develop new creative and cultural activities as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022.
Express Grant (open all year) – the Express Grant can support charitable and community activities, projects and services that fulfil the following: Aim to improve the lives of local people by addressing specific needs and disadvantages within their communities, Reflect the concerns and priorities of the people they aim to benefit, Where possible include the active involvement of local people in designing and delivering the activity, Complement existing local charitable and community initiatives
High Sheriff of Somerset Charitable Trust – help to combat crime.
Somerset Crimebeat trust – grants of £1500 to promote safer communities, give young people the opportunity to use their own energy, imagination and enthusiasm to reduce and prevent crime, educate young people on the causes and effect of crime.
Stoke Park Group Friends Fund – Grants are awarded to individuals and care groups working with people with learning disabilities. The fund is intended to benefit clients who previously enjoyed the facilities provided by the now disbanded Stoke Park Hospital Group and its outreach provisions, and other people with learning disabilities who may have used these facilities, had they still been operating.
How to apply: Most funding streams have their own application form which is downloadable from the website. For more information please phone 0117 989 7701, or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.quartetcf.org.uk