Health & Social Care

Leeds Building Society Foundation

Health & Social Care

Leeds Building Society Foundation awards grants of up to £1,000 to UK registered charities (annual income under £1 million) which support those who are disadvantaged or in vulnerable circumstances. The Foundation primarily provides funding towards practical items (capital expenditure) that directly support those in need including those with disabilities, affected by homelessness, or with serious…

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The SpeedoMick Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The SpeedoMick Foundation awards grants to small, local charities working inline with the Foundation’s objectives – to work with groups supporting the vulnerable to: advance education; prevent or relieve poverty; improve mental health; and improve physical health. The Foundation has a particular focus on helping disadvantaged young people and the homeless with initial priorities for…

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The Tudor Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Tudor Trust makes unrestricted grants, and provides other types of support, to small, community-led organisations that are often under resourced and work directly with people who are on the edges of mainstream society in ways which encourage inclusion, integration and independence. The Trust wishes to support work that develops and promotes the social connections and…

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Cameron Grant Memorial Trust

Health & Social Care

The Cameron Grant Memorial Trust makes small ‘seed-funding’ grants up to £2,500 to individuals, charities and not-for-profit organisations wishing to trial a new service, create an asset, a technology, a performance, fund research, or otherwise experiment in any way that supports the treatment mental health.  The emphasis will be on innovation – using new methods,…

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The Mrs Smith & Mount Trust: The Mrs Smith Fund

Health & Social Care

The Mrs Smith & Mount Trust aims to assist disadvantaged people towards greater independence or a better quality of life. The Mrs Smith Fund makes grants to registered charities working with individuals in need that meet the Fund’s criteria. Hardship funding is to be distributed by the recipient charities through small grants to disadvantaged people including,…

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The Mrs Smith & Mount Trust: The Mount Fund

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Mrs Smith & Mount Trust make grants of up to £20,000 over two years to UK registered charities whose beneficiaries are in Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Surrey and London. The Trust aims to assist disadvantaged people towards greater independence or a better quality of life. Their current priorities are: Mental Health The…

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Matthew Good Foundation: Grants for Good

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Social Enterprise Youth Thursday December 16th, 2021 12:59am

The Matthew Good Foundation’s Grants for Good supports local community groups, charities, voluntary groups or social enterprises from across the UK with an annual income under £50,000 that have a positive impact on communities, people or the environment. Throughout 2021, the Foundation will share £10,000 between five shortlisted projects that have a positive impact on…

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Ideas & Pioneers Fund

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Social Enterprise Youth

Paul Hamlyn Fondation’s Ideas and Pioneers Fund awards grants of up to £15,000 to support people with a vision of a better society to explore their ideas for change. The Fund seeks to support: Applications that focus on early stages of exploring ideas. This will mean that your activities will help you figure out the things…

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Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) & The National Lottery Community Fund: Local Connections Fund

Health & Social Care National Lottery Friday August 6th, 2021 5:00pm

Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and The National Lottery Community Fund’s Local Connections Fund awards ‘microgrants’ of between £300 and £2,500, to small, local organisations (with an annual income of £50,000 or less) who bring people and communities together in order to reduce loneliness. The funding can be used for: activities that…

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Sanctuary’s Community Investment Fund

Covid 19 Health & Social Care

Sanctuary’s Community Investment Fund awards grants for community initiatives which provide vital support for Sanctuary residents and the amazing local groups supporting them through the Covid-19 crisis. This could include, but is not limited to: Job losses Mental health Money management Health and wellbeing Social isolation Funding can also directly support community groups who need…

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Kent County Council: KCC Resilience Grant

Health & Social Care Local Grants

Kent County Council’s Resilience Grant, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, is awarding grants of up to £10,000 to local organisations who are supporting families in financial difficulties, with a particular emphasis on food and debt advice.  The intention is to fund those organisations currently seeing an increase in demand or anticipating an increase in demand…

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the7stars Foundation

Health & Social Care Youth

the7stars Foundation offers three streams of funding: project applications for 16 year olds and under; long term applications for 16 year olds and under; and direct funding for 18 year olds and under. The Foundation prioritises projects that are for those challenged by abuse; addiction; those who are young carers; those who find themselves in…

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Alpkit Foundation

Covid 19 Environmental Health & Social Care

The Alpkit Foundation awards grants and in-kind support to grassroots direct action projects that tackle issues such as the community response to Covid-19, diversity and inclusion in the outdoors, participation, education, conservation and protection of our natural environment and health and wellbeing. The Foundation’s support seeks to help projects get off the ground. This could be…

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Henry Oldfield Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Trust’s main aim is to support programmes which reduce offending and reoffending, promote entrepreneurship amongst the young and disadvantaged, and tackle other challenges such as homelessness and addiction. The Trust sets no upper limit you can apply for. For more information and how to apply please contact: Henry Oldfield TrustDoddington Place, Church Lane, Doddington,…

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Shanly Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Sports Youth

The Shanly Foundation awards grants to help local good causes. In particular the Foundation welcomes applicants that are helping to improve the welfare and quality of life of those that are disadvantaged within the community. They also support many local community events and festivals, scouts and girl guides, local schools and sports and social clubs.…

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The Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Force for Change

Covid 19 Health & Social Care Monday August 2nd, 2021 12:00pm

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund’s Force for Change awards grants of up to £10,000 for community projects that reduce isolation and promote integration; supporting post-Covid recovery in local Armed Forces communities affected by isolation. Charities, CICs, schools and Armed Forces bases or units are all eligible to apply. The Fund supports a wide range of…

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Kent Community Foundation: Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Covid 19 Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants

Kent Community Foundation’s (KCF) Coronavirus Emergency Fund offers emergency funding of up to £10,000 to small frontline voluntary and community organisations in Kent and Medway to deal with the ongoing issues communities have dealt with because of Covid-19. Priority will be given to smaller constituted community groups e.g. charities/CICs, with an average annual income of…

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Kent Community Foundation: Themed Funds

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Fund programme awards grants of up to £5,000 (£7,500 considered for exceptional applications) to not-for-profit organisations and registered charities with projects in one of the following themed areas: Employment, Skills & EnterpriseProjects which raise the aspirations and increase the skills and opportunities of people who are far from the labour market…

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Lloyds Bank Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

Lloyds Bank Foundation (LBF) awards two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000 to UK registered charities (annual income of between £25,000 and £1 million) with a proven track record of helping people on a journey of positive change through in-depth, holistic and person-centred support. In-depth: LBF fund charities which work with people over a prolonged period (a…

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Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

Health & Social Care Sports

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust supports people with all disabilities, e.g. physical impairment, deaf, learning disability, visually impaired etc.) by awarding funding to individuals, groups, clubs and disability programmes that wish to engage with tennis. Both individual and group/club applicants can apply for funding towards specialist sports wheelchairs, tennis equipment, coaching fees and court hire.…

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The Will Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care

The Will Charitable Trust provides financial assistance (typically between £3,000-£30,000) to UK registered or exempt charities whose activities fall within the following three categories:  care of and services for blind people, and the prevention and/or cure of blindness; long-term care of people with learning disabilities either: in a residential care or supported living environment in a way that provides a…

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Burg-Wächter: Secure Communities Scheme

Community Buildings/Halls Health & Social Care Older People Sports Youth

BURG-WÄCHTER, Europe’s largest safe and post box manufacturer, is awarding up to £1,000 and security products/advice to charities, social enterprise, not for profit and community ventures to help secure their success. Any grassroots project or activity that would benefit most from this scheme are those with a security aspect as well as a funding need.…

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The Woodward Charitable Trust

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Health & Social Care Youth

The Woodward Charitable Trust awards grants of up to £3,000 (however they are typically under £1,000) towards the core costs for small charities, CIOs and CICs. Please note that the Trust does not fund unsolicited applications from charities whose annual income exceeds £200,000 or an organisation that has more than six months running costs in…

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The True Colours Trust: Small Grants UK

Health & Social Care Youth

The True Colours Trust’s Small Grants UK programme supports smaller organisations and projects that work with disabled children and their families on a daily basis. Grants of up to £10,000 are usually one-off contributions for projects or core costs rather than multi-year grants for on-going revenue costs. The Trustees are particularly keen to support: Hydrotherapy…

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DWF Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The DWF Foundation was founded by DWF LLP to provide funds, resources and support to help communities achieve their full potential. They aim to help local communities work together to implement change, focusing on the four key areas of Homelessness; Health & Wellbeing; Employability, and Education. Within these areas, the Foundation seeks to support projects that…

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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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Localgiving: Magic Little Grants

Arts & Culture Environmental Health & Social Care Sports Monday November 1st, 2021 12:59am

Localgiving, in partnership with Postcode Community Trust, makes grants of up to £500 to small, local charities and community groups (including charitable organisations that are schools or connected to schools) delivering projects that: Improving mental wellbeing Enabling community participation in the arts Preventing or reducing the impact of poverty Supporting marginalised groups and promoting equality…

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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 makes grants of between £7,500 and £75,000 (however no more than 50% of the applicant’s annual turnover) to charities, CICs, social enterprises or other properly constituted not-for-profit organisations that support the rehabilitation of offenders and help reduce the collateral consequences of their imprisonment for their families; with the overall…

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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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Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation awards unrestricted grants of over £30,000 for up to three years to charitable organisations whose work aligns with the Foundation’s aims. These are: Our Natural WorldEnsure that our natural world is restored and protected and that people benefit from that recovery. A Fairer FutureContributing to a just and anti-racist society, where those…

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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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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 Brook Trust Fund for Kent

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Brook Trust Fund for Kent, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of up to £5,000 to local community groups and charities working to achieve positive social outcomes, using early intervention where possible, tackling disadvantage, deprivation and social exclusion. This fund is specifically seeking to fund small grassroots groups with an annual income of…

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Frank Brake Charitable Trust Fund

Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Sports Youth

The Frank Brake Charitable Trust Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, makes grants of up to £5,000 to projects which: encourage children, young people and families to participate in sports; improve community facilities such as village halls and community centres; encourage volunteering; improve employability; and support the elderly and the disabled. The fund will also…

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Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm: Community Fund

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

The Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm Community Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants up to £5,000 to community groups and projects within a 10 km radius of the Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm in Dungeness, Romney Marsh. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme For more information and how to apply please click here.

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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 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: Small Grants

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

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation awards single year grants of between £2,000 to £10,000 to small, well-established charitable organisations (annual income under £250,000) whose postcode falls within the following on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation: if you are located in an urban area, you must be in the bottom 15% most deprived areas if you are located in…

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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 charities and organisations who aim to aid the research into learning disability and to aid the care and relief of those (children and adults) affected by severe learning disabilities, including autism. The Fund operates two general grant funding streams, a General Grant Programme for appeals over £10,000…

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