The Trustees meet in May and November. – Each May meeting will be open to Charities in all income brackets. – Each November meeting will only be open to Charities with an annual income of £250,000 or less.
Preference is given to appeals that will make a tangible difference to the relevant charity. As an example: where the Foundation can meet a significant proportion of the funding.
The Trustees prefer to issue grants to assist in funding special projects or specific items of equipment.
The Trustees prefer to issue grants to projects that will benefit a number of beneficiaries rather than just a few.
The Trustees DO NOT, as a rule, support general running costs or salaries.
Sponsorship of individuals is not supported.
Typical size of grant is in the region of £1,000 to £10,000.
A charity can only submit a further grant application a full 12 months after the date of their last application. This applies in all instances, even if the further application is for a different project.