Smaller and larger grants are available to UK registered charities working in the UK and/or overseas in the fields of education and mental health.

o Application deadline: none – applications may be made at any time via an online application form.
o Funder: The Danson Foundation (founded 2007. Charity number 1121928, Total value of all grants awarded during the year ended 31 December 2020: £886,858).
o Who can apply: UK registered charities working in the UK and/or overseas.
o Key words: Education, Mental Health, Mental Wellbeing, Health, Individuals Overseas, United Kingdom.

Family-based grant-making charity the Danson Foundation aims to contribute to the quality of life of people by providing grants, loans and non-monetary support to individuals, institutions and organisations. The Foundation focuses its grant-making on two main areas:

  1. Education – the Foundation supports people in education from early years to adulthood. Its educational grants are designed to support growth and development on a practical and personal level as the Foundation believes that education can change the direction of lives positively.
  2. Mental Health – the Foundation funds practical projects that support people’s mental wellbeing which lead to positive change in their lives as it believes improving access to mental health services and support is essential.

Applications may be made at any time. The Foundation meets at least twice a year to review grant applications.

Tel: 0207 936 6400