Health & Social Care

Family Fund

Health & Social Care Youth

Grants are available to help families in the UK who care for severely disabled young people up to the age of 17. To meet the Family Fund definition of severe disability, children and young people must have additional complex needs, or have a serious or life-threatening illness. There must be evidence that the child’s additional…

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The Henry Smith Charity: Strengthening Communities

Health & Social Care

The Strengthening Communities grant programme (up to £20,000 per year for a maximum of three years) is designed to support small community-led charitable organisations (with an income between £20,000 – £500,000) working at grassroots level. Through this grant programme The Henry Smith Charity wants to make sure that their funding reaches the most disadvantaged areas…

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The Henry Smith Charity: Improving Lives

Health & Social Care Social Enterprise

The Improving Lives grant programme provides grants (of up to £20,000 per year for a maximum of three years) to charitable organisations including social enterprises that help people when other sources of support have failed, are inappropriate, or are simply not available. The Henry Smith Charity supports established organisations (with incomes of between £50,000 – £2…

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Ward & Partners Charitable Fund

Health & Social Care

The Ward & Partners Charitable Fund, through Kent Community Foundation, make grants to enable parents, carers and support groups to help very ill and disabled children get the most out of life. They offer invaluable funding to projects which benefit children with physical disabilities and/or life limiting conditions. Ward & Partners are keen to fund projects…

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The Truemark Trust

Health & Social Care

The Truemark Trust makes grants to other charitable bodies ‘for the relief of all kinds of social distress and disadvantage’. Donations are to mostly made to small local charities dealing with disadvantage, with preferences to neighbourhood based community projects and for innovatory work with ‘less popular’ groups. Grants are usually one-off for a specific project…

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The Bothwell Charitable Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Bothwell Charitable Trust supports general charitable causes however seems to favour applications for health, people with disabilities, conservation, children’s and older people’s causes in the South East of England. Grants are typically under £5,000 however no maximum is stipulated. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Distributions are made during February/March. For more information and how to apply…

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The Lennox Hannay Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care

The Lennox Hannay Charitable Trust makes grants to registered charities in England and Wales. Grants are typically between £1,000 and £3,000. The Trust supports a wide range of charitable causes. In the past, these have included medical research, the welfare of young and old people, the arts, animal welfare, and for overseas benefit. Grants are…

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Odin Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care

The Odin Charitable Trust supports general charitable causes however has a preference for: the arts; care for people who are disabled and disadvantaged people; hospices; homeless people; prisoners’ families; refugees; gypsies and ‘tribal groups’; and research into false memories and dyslexia. Trustees typically support small organisations and those that, by the nature of their work, find…

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The Clara E Burgess Charity

Health & Social Care

The Clara E Burgess Charity makes grants to registered charities where children are the principal beneficiaries of the work. Grants are towards the provision of facilities and assistance to enhance the education, health and physical well-being of such children, in order that their conditions of life may be improved, but having particular regard to children under the…

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The Kathleen Laurence Trust

Health & Social Care

The Kathleen Laurence Trust gives to a wide range of organisations, particularly favouring smaller groups and those raising funds for specific requirements, such as for the caring and support of people with mental disabilities, arthritic and rheumatoid research, cancer research, research into respiratory and cardiac illnesses, and children’s charities. Applications can be submitted at anytime for…

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Variety: Equipment Grants

Health & Social Care Youth

Variety offers equipment grants to individuals and organisations that care for a child who is seriously ill or disabled. Grants can be used for: medical, such as monitoring equipment. basic care like feeding tubes or hoists. sensory play or mobility equipment for a nursery or playgroup. plus any other type of equipment that will aid their…

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The Inman Charity

Health & Social Care Older People

The Inman Charity is particularly interested in supporting the following areas of charitable work: Medical research Care of the elderly General welfare Hospices The deaf and blind Care of the physically and  mentally disabled The Armed Forces Only UK registered charities may apply for an allocation of the Charity’s annual distributions of £325,000. Grants typically vary…

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The Charlotte Heber-Percy Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care

The Charlotte Heber-Percy Charitable Trust was set up to support general charitable purposes through small, one-off grants. Previous causes supported include animal welfare, the environment, medical and health, overseas aid, education, children and young people and the arts. The Trustees meet on an ad-hoc basis to consider applications. For more information and how to apply please…

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The Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care Religion

Edith M Ellis was a passionate Quaker and worked tirelessly for international peace and reconciliation. Each year the trust gives a few seed grants of between £2000 and £10,000 to UK registered charities, NGOs, public bodies and social enterprises who have innovative ideas to bring about a more peaceful, sustainable and just world, embodying Quaker…

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The Calpe Trust

Health & Social Care

The Calpe Trust makes grants towards registered charities (worldwide) benefitting people in need including refugees, homeless people, people who are socially disadvantaged, victims of war and victims of disasters. There is no upper or lower grant size and applications can be submitted at any time. For more information and how to apply please contact: Reginald…

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The Swan Mountain Trust

Health & Social Care

The Swan Mountain Trust is a small grant-making trust focussing on organisations concerned with refugees and asylum seekers (migrants), with particular emphasis on the mental health of young people in these categories. Trustees meet three times a year in February, June and October. The Trust generally focuses on small organisations (under £500k income) and the average grant…

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Ladbrokes Coral Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People

Ladbrokes Coral Trust (formally Ladbrokes in the Community Charitable Trust) was established in 2003. Its funding comes not from the Ladbrokes company, but via the fundraising efforts of the head office and shop staff, customers and ‘Event Days’. The Trust supports a range of causes ‘with the overriding requirement being that the causes supported operate…

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Champneys Charitable Foundation

Health & Social Care

The Champneys Charitable Foundation is the charitable arm of health spa, Champneys. Funds raised through fundraising and guest donations can be applied for by small to larger organisations and individuals. ‘Our successful fund raising has gained Champneys charitable status, allowing us to become a registered charity which will enable us to support a number of…

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The Henry Smith Charity: Main Grants Programme – Revenue Grants

Health & Social Care

Priority is given to work with groups experiencing social and/or economic disadvantage (people with disabilities, for example) and to work that tackles problems in areas of high deprivation. Capital and revenue grants of over £10,000 are available in the following categories: Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Carers Community Service Drugs, Alcohol and Substance Misuse Family…

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The Rasche Family Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care

The Rasche Family Charitable Trust offers grants to charitable organisations in the UK for charitable projects which advance education, advance health and relieve those in need by reason of ill health or disability. The funding is to be used for charitable projects which address at least one of the following: Advance education Advance health Relieve…

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Wooden Spoon

Health & Social Care Sports Youth

Wooden Spoon is a charity that changes children’s lives through the power of rugby. Each year they fund around 70 projects, from community programmes and specialist playgrounds to medical treatment centres and sensory rooms. If your project is a physical, tangible asset of a permanent nature, the following must apply: It must have a minimum predicted life…

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Morrisons Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

The Morrisons Foundation awards grants to UK registered charities for projects which will improve people’s lives in the UK. There is no minimum or maximum grant level. Funded projects should benefit the local community and can cover a wide range of areas including young people, older people, health and wellbeing and improving the local environment.…

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The Wakeham Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Wakeham Trust generally fund projects that are small scale and would find it hard to get funding from big trusts. The Trust does not favour any particular areas of activity. They usually look for the following characteristics in a project: It is something new for this particular area/community It is small It does not…

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Ulverscroft Foundation

Health & Social Care

Grants are available to recognised organisations that help the visually impaired (for example, libraries, hospitals, clinics, schools and colleges; social and welfare) organisations. in the UK to support projects that assist and improve the treatment and education of the visually impaired. The Foundation also funds medical research and facilities for the treatment or alleviation of…

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Barbara Ward Children’s Foundation

Health & Social Care Youth

The Barbara Ward Children’s Foundation welcomes applications from smaller non-religious charities who support severely disadvantaged children anywhere in the world where their grants are likely to make a real difference. To do this BWCF focuses its support on financially healthy children’s charities where funding is not forthcoming from statutory bodies, where incomes and fund balances…

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The Yapp Charitable Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Yapp Charitable Trust offers grants to small registered charities with a total annual expenditure of less than £40,000 who are undertaking work with the following priority groups: Elderly people Children and young people aged 5 – 25 People with physical impairments, learning difficulties or mental health challenges Social welfare – people trying to overcome…

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The Percy Bilton Charity

Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Percy Bilton Charity awards grants to charities assisting disadvantaged youth, people with disabilities, people with mental health problems and older people may apply for grants towards furnishings and equipment (excluding office items), building or refurbishment projects. The Charity will consider capital funding for the following projects and schemes: Disadvantaged/underprivileged young people (persons under 25) Supported housing schemes…

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Kelly Family Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care

The Kelly Family Charitable Trust awards grants of up to £5,000 to UK registered charities whose activities involve all or most family members, where possible, in initiatives that seek to tackle problems facing one or more of its members. The three areas that the Trust wishes to support are: Interventions and support that help families…

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The Forbes Charitable Foundation

Health & Social Care

The Forbes Charitable Foundation distributes funds to help adults with a learning disability or to charities and other organisations supporting them. To Foundation’s policy is to make grants to UK registered or exempt charities which provide services principally to adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities. Projects or services of an innovative nature will be…

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Bruce Wake Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care Sports

The Bruce Wake Charitable Trust was established to encourage and assist the provision of leisure activities for the disabled. Trustees will consider grant applications related to the provision of leisure activities for the disabled but favour particularly applications whereby the potential beneficiaries meet one or all of the following criteria: The potential beneficiaries are physically…

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The Hospital Saturday Fund

Health & Social Care

The Hospital Saturday Fund provides grants to registered health charities such as hospitals, hospices and medical organisations, for medical capital projects, medical care or research and in support of medical training. Grants for running costs will also be considered. The Fund will also give grants to individuals for specialised mobility equipment, medical appliances and aids,…

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The Allen Lane Foundation

Arts & Culture Health & Social Care Older People

The Allen Lane Foundation funds small registered charities, voluntary groups, and charitable organisations that work particular beneficiary groups: Asylum seekers and refugees Gypsies and Travellers Migrant communities Offenders and ex-offenders Older people People experiencing mental health problems People experiencing violence or abuse The Foundation aims to fund work which: will make a lasting difference to…

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The Clothworkers’ Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Clothworkers’ Foundation aims to improve the quality of life, particularly for people and communities facing disadvantage. The Foundation operates two grant programmes: Main and Small. Main Grant Programme Criteria: Annual income under £15 million / no maximum project total / no maximum grant size however the average grant is £25,000 Small Grant Programme Criteria: Annual…

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The Dulverton Trust: Large Grant

Environmental Health & Social Care Youth

The Dulverton Trust awards grants of up to £35,000 to UK registered charities (with an income of £200,000 to £5 million). Project and core costs are considered. The Trust currently supports a wide range of activities in the following categories: Youth Opportunities General Welfare Conservation Preservation Peace and Humanitarian Support East Africa Charities must operate…

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Help the Homeless

Health & Social Care

Help the Homeless awards grants of up to £5,000 for capital costs to small and medium-sized registered charities only (those with a turnover of under £1 million per annum) whose projects assist disadvantaged individuals in their return to mainstream society, through residential or training facilities. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Quarterly deadlines each year: 15 March…

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The Rayne Foundation

Health & Social Care

The Rayne Foundation will consider applications in the fields of arts, health and wellbeing, education in its widest sense, and those that cover social issues. Their focus is to connect communities, building bridges between marginalised groups and mainstream society, and to enable individuals to reach their full potential. In addition, they have a number of…

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Access and Participation Fund

Health & Social Care

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation wish to use their Access and Participation Fund to support organisations to test, implement and develop ambitious plans to widen access to and deepen participation in the arts. Their emphasis is on addressing inequalities of opportunity and creating space to step back and look at the systemic problems preventing participation. The Foundation will consider applications…

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