Health & Social Care

National Allotment Gardens Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care

The National Allotment Gardens Trust awards funding of between £250 to £2,000 to allotment gardens that meets the following criteria: The committee must be officially recognised by the landlord of the site. Must have a written and signed constitution. Have a bank account with three signatories. Have a forwarding address and named contact. The amount…

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The Edward Gostling Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Edward Gostling Foundation (previously The ACT Foundation) provides grants to UK registered charities (over three years of filed accounts) with the aim of enhancing the quality of life of people in need and, particularly, those on a low income who have a physical and/or mental disability or long-term illness.  Grants to individuals are also…

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Department of Health & Social Care: Carers Innovation Fund

Health & Social Care

The Department of Health & Social Care’s Carers Innovation Fund awards grants of up to £500,000 to voluntary groups, charities, SMEs and commercial organisations to develop innovative ways of supporting unpaid carers, outside of mainstream health and care services in England. The Fund aims to support accessible, carer-friendly communities and public services and also seeks…

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The Allen Lane Foundation: Social Cohesion Programme

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Allen Lane Foundation’s Social Cohesion Programme seeks to support community-led grassroot groups or organisations at a very local level where there are issues which identify marginalised groups of people (especially those from within the Foundation’s priorities, but not exclusively) who are excluded. Project applications should propose ways to make communities more inclusive for the…

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Tesco: Bags of Help Centenary Grants

Health & Social Care

Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grants are two special voting rounds of the Tesco local community grant scheme and offers a unique opportunity to benefit more people. To be eligible to apply, projects must provide a significant benefit to communities across the voting region. Groundwork is working in partnership with Tesco to deliver Bags of…

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A B Charitable Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The A B Charitable Trust awards grants to UK registered charities (income between £150,000 and £1.5 million) that defend human rights and promote respect for vulnerable individuals whatever their circumstances. Applications are particularly welcomed from charities working to support: migrants, refugees and asylum seekers criminal justice and penal reform human rights, particularly access to justice…

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The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Youth

The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund awards grants of up to £15,000 per annum to smaller UK registered charities working with: Young Offenders  Prisoners and Ex-prisoners Young disadvantaged people, especially those at risk of criminal involvement Local organisations such as those working in a village, estate or small town should normally have an income of less than…

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Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust: Investing in Rehabilitation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust’s Investing in Rehabilitation programme awards grants to support the rehabilitation of offenders and help reduce the collateral consequences of their imprisonment for their families; with the overall aim of reducing reoffending and making the communities of Kent safer. This programme will fund local organisations working in Kent and national charities currently offering, or…

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Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust: Investing in Families

Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust’s Investing in Families programme awards grants to charitable organisations working to support the most vulnerable and disadvantaged families in Kent, thereby improving people’s life chances and promoting social cohesion.  It will support organisations offering interventions to meet the needs of families with a wide-range of problems, including debt; drug and alcohol abuse;…

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The Liebreich Foundation

Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Sports

The Liebreich Foundation makes occasional small grants to charitable organisations focusing on the following areas: Climate and Environment Disability and Inclusion Education Entrepreneurship Sport and Health Sustainable Development Veterans, Refugees and Victims of Violence Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and how to apply please click here.

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The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust: Ann Rylands Small Donations

Health & Social Care

The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust’s small grants programme, the Ann Rylands Small Donations, awards grants of up to £1,500 to charities with appeals of a humanitarian nature. Areas of interest to the Trust include: Serious Illness; Disability; Disadvantage; and Overcoming Adversity. Requests are considered for contributions to core funding or for specific projects, but not…

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Masonic Charitable Foundation: Later Life Inclusion Grant

Health & Social Care Older People

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Later Life Inclusion Grant awards grants of up to £150,000 to local and national charities who are working to reduce loneliness and isolation in later life (those over 50 years old). Grants can be used for charitable activities such as: Support for emotional and psychological planning for later life Digital inclusion sessions…

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Masonic Charitable Foundation: Early Years Opportunities Grant

Health & Social Care Youth

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Early Years Opportunities Grant awards unrestricted grants of up to £150,000 to charities that help disadvantaged children and young people (under 25 years old) overcome the barriers they face to achieve the best possible start in life. Grants can be used for charitable activities such as: Additional educational opportunities such as…

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Homeless Link: Social Investment Fund

Health & Social Care Loans

The Homeless Link Social Investment Fund offers flexible, blended finance of up to £150,000 to charities and social enterprises working to reduce homelessness across England. The Fund is looking to support organisations to: increase the homelessness sector’s knowledge and experience of social investment; develop new models for income generation and funding; and improve their long-term sustainability. The…

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Ward & Partners Charitable Fund

Health & Social Care Local Grants Youth

The Ward & Partners Charitable Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of up to £5,000 to enable parents, carers and support groups to help very ill and disabled children get the most out of life. The Fund offers invaluable funding to projects which benefit children with physical disabilities and/or life limiting conditions. Ward &…

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The Persula Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care

The Persula Foundation awards grants to support charitable organisations and develop original charitable projects by providing grants. The Foundation’s current priorities are the homeless, the disabled, human rights and animal welfare. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme For more information and how to apply please contact: Teresa Chapman, Secretary The Persula Foundation Gallery Court Hankey Place London…

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The Gisela Graham Foundation

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Health & Social Care Youth

The Gisela Graham Foundation awards grants of up to £10,000 to UK registered charities that support the Foundation’s aims. They are: Further advancement of public health and safety through the research and treatment of chronic illnesses and conditions. Alleviate poverty and deprivation amongst children in less developed countries through care, education, and family support. Assist the…

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The G D Charitable Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care

The G D Charitable Trust awards grants to registered charitable organisations that support, but not exclusive to: The relief of animal suffering The preservation of the environment The promotion of equal opportunities for people who are disabled The relief of the homeless Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and how to apply please contact:…

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The R S Brownless Charitable Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The R S Brownless Charitable Trust aims to support charities throughout the UK undertaking general charitable purposes. The Trustees’ have expressed a particular interest in supporting projects within the following areas: Long-term and terminal illness; Disability; and Disadvantage. Grants are usually one-off, ranging between £100 and £2,000. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and…

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Lawtech Trust

Health & Social Care

The Lawtech Trust award grants to charitable organisations for the preventions or relief of poverty in economically disadvantaged communities. Grants are for services of facilities that aim to achieve this. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and how to apply please contact: Mr Leigh Maurice Renak Unit 11 Lakeside Neptune Close Rochester ME2 4LT…

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Heritage

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation awards grants to small, well-established charitable organisations (annual income under £500,000) who address local issues in areas of extreme urban deprivation, or in remote and fragile rural communities. Rural Issues Projects that look to support communities in cities, towns, villages and areas with 10,000 or less inhabitants which are classified in the latest…

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Rosa: Justice & Equality Fund

Health & Social Care

The Justice and Equality Fund (JEF), managed by Rosa, aims to bring an end to the culture of harassment, abuse and impunity by resourcing an expert network of advice, support and advocacy organisations and projects. Funding for the JEF comes from generous donations from individuals from all walks of life via the go-fund-me page which states…

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Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation awards grants from £250 (generally up to £2,000) to UK registered charities working to alleviate poverty and improving health / saving lives. To be considered for a grant, applicants must be recommended by a YBS colleague or member (customer). Local branches in Kent include: Canterbury (CT1 2TH) Maidstone (ME14…

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The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

Health & Social Care

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund awards grants to UK registered charities (excludes CICs, but includes Parent and Teacher Associations) to aid the care and relief of those affected by learning disability. The Fund considers under learning disability the conditions generally referred to as severe learning difficulties, together with autism. Projects concerning both children or adults are…

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The S M B Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care Religion

The S M B Trust award grants of up to £2,000 to UK registered charities with activities that: support the Christian Faith; provide social care in the UK and abroad; provide famine/emergency aid; protect the environment and wildlife; or support education or medical research. Any expenditure will be considered. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Applications are reviewed…

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Warburtons: Community Grants

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

Warburtons’ award small Community Grants of up £250 to not-for-profit organisations with charitable purposes that are delivering work that aligns to Warburtons priorities and which has a direct and tangible impact. The funding is for projects that focus on supporting families that need help the most and fit with Warburtons’ priorities which are to: Work…

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The Care & Wellbeing Fund

Health & Social Care Social Enterprise

The Care and Wellbeing Fund is an investment fund which aims to develop and scale community-based services to improve people’s health and wellbeing, from prevention to clinical services. The Fund invests in projects run by social enterprises (either as CICs or limited companies) that tackle the challenges faced by those affected by cancer or generating learning…

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The Mary Kinross Charitable Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Mary Kinross Charitable Trust awards discretionary funds to charities and voluntary organisations with projects for the relief of poverty, the advancement of education, medical research into the causes and cure of diseases and other purposes beneficial to the community as are recognised or permitted by law as being charitable. Only a few unsolicited applications are…

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New Philanthropy Capital: Transition Advice Fund

Health & Social Care

The Transition Advice Fund (TAF), managed by New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) is a pooled fund established by Unbound Philanthropy, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and the Legal Education Foundation. The fund currently totals £660,000, to be distributed over three years, and aims to build the capacity of the voluntary sector to support European citizens currently living in the…

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Construction Industry Relief, Assistance and Support for the Homeless and Hospices (CRASH)

Health & Social Care

The Construction Industry Relief, Assistance and Support for the Homeless and Hospices (CRASH) assists UK registered homelessness and hospice charities with construction related projects. CRASH supports organisations with the practical elements of their building projects, from architects and surveyors to bricks and concrete, as well as providing cash grants of up to £50,000. Applicants must meet…

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The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust award grants to UK registered charities with projects that address specific categories set out by the Trust each year. The Trust operates on a three-year rotation of categories for grant applications. The categories are as follows: 2018: Medical (non research) and Community. 2019: Children and Young People. 2020: Music and…

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The Cornwallis East Kent Freemasons’ Charity

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

The Cornwallis East Kent Freemasons’ Charity is committed to supporting community groups by making small grants (typically under £1,000) towards projects that will directly benefit disadvantaged people in East Kent. Specific areas the Charity will consider funding are projects that address the needs of Vulnerable People – improving the lives of the vulnerable and disadvantaged in our communities…

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Comic Relief: Safe, Secure, Settled

Health & Social Care Sports Youth

Comic Relief’s Safe, Secure, Settled fund awards grants of between £100,000 and £500,000 to not-for-profit organisations with projects that are using sport to improve the lives of children and young people (up to 25 years) who are homeless or living in temporary accommodation to gain skills to lead safe and positive lives. Projects should take a creative approach,…

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Brett Landscaping

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage Local Grants Older People Sports Youth

Brett Landscaping’s Community Engagement scheme supports small charities and community and voluntary groups with cash (up to £250) and product donations, such as concrete, bricks or paving slabs. Organisations wishing to apply must be working within the vicinity of a Brett Landscaping plant (Cliffe or Sturry, Kent). Projects renovating public outdoor spaces are favoured, but…

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The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund: Development Grants

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Tuesday October 22nd, 2019

The Triangle Trust’s Development Grant awards funding of between £10,000 up to £80,000 for a duration of six months to three years. The grant scheme provides core funding to support not-for-profit organisations to implement a step change in their development and therefore build increased resilience for the future. The Grant operates two rounds per year. Carer Grants…

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Pret Foundation Trust

Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Pret Foundation Trust’s aim is to alleviate poverty in the UK by helping break the cycle of homelessness. UK registered charities who receive no more than 20% in statutory funding can apply for grants over £5,000. Grants typically average between £15,000 – £25,000. Projects must be taking place near to a Pret a Manger…

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Kent Community Foundation: Vulnerable Adults

Health & Social Care Local Grants Saturday August 31st, 2019

Kent Community Foundation’s Vulnerable Adults grant programme awards up to £5,000 to charities and VCSE organisations with projects that help vulnerable adults stay well and independent with a focus on early intervention projects to tackle disadvantage, deprivation and social exclusion. A vulnerable person is someone who may need care and is unable to protect themselves from…

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The Tony and Sheelagh Williams Charitable Foundation

Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Tony and Sheelagh Williams Charitable Foundation aims to have the greatest benefit to people most in need. The Foundation favours charities that support the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in society. This may include, charities that address the needs of people who are suffering because of poverty, homelessness, abuse, neglect, illness, disability, addiction or…

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The Charles Hayward Foundation: Small Grant Programme

Health & Social Care Older People

The Charles Hayward Foundation is a grant-making charitable trust offering grants to charities registered in the UK. The Small Grant Programme makes grants of up to £7,000 in the following categories: Social and Criminal Justice Older People Generally, when funding projects, the Foundation value projects that develop, expand and replicate a tried and tested approach…

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Lord Barnby’s Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage Older People Youth

Lord Barnby’s Foundation offers grants to charitable organisations for, general charitable purposes, the advancement of health or saving of lives, disability, the prevention or relief of poverty, animals, environment, conservation and heritage. Grants are between £1,000 – £5,000, but no maximum amount is specified. Applications should be made in writing and include a brief description of…

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The Charles Hayward Foundation: Main Grant Programme

Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage

The Charles Hayward Foundation is a grant-making charitable trust offering grants to charities registered in the UK. The Main Grant Programme makes grants in the following categories: Heritage and Conservation Social and Criminal Justice Generally, when funding projects, the Foundation value projects that develop, expand and replicate a tried and tested approach but are also…

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Government Equalities Office: Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme

Health & Social Care

The Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme is a £1.5 million government fund that will support local and community groups across England in celebrating the centenary of women gaining the right to vote. Approximately 150 Small Grants of between £300 to £2,000 for grassroots projects to run small-scale events and activities to celebrate the centenary of…

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The Beaverbrook Foundation

Health & Social Care Heritage Religion

The Beaverbrook Foundation supports a variety of causes including: relieve sickness and provide support for those in poor health and old age; promote education, including the provision of scholarship awards, maintenance allowances or grants advance the education of the public regarding the first Lord Beaverbrook advance the Christian faith for the benefit of the public…

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Woodroffe Benton Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Woodroffe Benton Foundation welcomes applications from any charitable organisation based in the UK, as well as any educational institutions (schools, universities, etc.) whether or not they have charitable status. Projects should fall within one of the following categories: Relief of Hardship Care for the Elderly Education and Youth Development Environment and Conservation Grants range…

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Allchurches Trust

Health & Social Care Heritage Religion Youth

The Allchurches Trust supports the mission and work of the Christian church and charitable projects that have a Christian foundation. The Trust likes to assist in areas of greatest social and economic deprivation. Trustees especially favour projects that show vision, illustrate enthusiastic support and demonstrate financial sustainability. The Allchurches Trust offer grants of between £1,000…

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Biskra Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care Youth

The Biskra Charitable Trust has been set up to for the public benefit of all persons regardless of age, race, religion or gender with special emphasis on organisations that operate for the benefit of young people. Its grant making policy is determined by the charity’s focus on providing opportunities for self-improvement, learning, skills training and…

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Hedley Foundation

Health & Social Care Sports Youth

The Hedley Foundation’s principal aim is ‘to effect change for the better in the lives of young people’. The Foundation makes grants to small charities working with young people in the areas of Recreation, Sport, Training, Health and Welfare, Support and outdoor Education of young people. The Foundation is particularly keen on open air and…

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Donald Forrester Trust

Arts & Culture Environmental Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

The Donald Forrester Trust target their support where they believe it is most needed and are increasingly look towards UK registered charities that are dependent upon volunteer support and a small amount of money will go a long way. The Trust also favours organisations where both overheads and fund raising costs are kept to a minimum. Grants are made twice yearly…

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William Brake Charitable Trust

Arts & Culture Health & Social Care Heritage Local Grants Older People Sports Youth

The William Brake Charitable Trust provides funding to registered charities which are based and working in Kent. Typically the Brake family suggest charities which are known to them to be considered for funding from the Trust. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Trustees meet twice per year. For more information and how to apply please contact: Mr…

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Tory Family Foundation

Health & Social Care Religion Youth

The Tory Family Foundation offer grants to local charitable causes in Folkestone, Kent but also for both national and international charitable causes. Funding is at the discretion of the Trustees. Funding is intended to support educational, religious, social and medical causes. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and how to apply please contact: Mr…

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