They award grants to those charities that are able to demonstrate quantifiable outcomes to beneficiaries. Typically, grants of up to £5,000 are regularly made and occasional larger sums are given to charities where high impact can be achieved. Similarly, smaller charities often benefit from smaller grants of £250 upwards.

To be eligible you should meet the following criteria:

  • You are a small- to mid-size UK registered charity
  • Your application is not for salaries, building construction, general running costs, transport, financial deficits or overseas projects
  • Your application is not on behalf of a church, museum or an individual
  • You have not received a previous grant from The Foundation within the last 18 months (or submitted an application which was unsuccessful within the last 6 months)
  • The Trustees meet four times per year to review grant applications. These should be received in good time before each meeting and at least 6 weeks before the meeting date. The forthcoming meetings are as follows:
  • 25 January 2023
  • 26 April 2023
  • 26 July 2023
  • 28 October 2023