The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Health & Social Care Youth

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust award grants to UK registered charities or organisations that are exempt from registration 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 upcoming categories are as follows:

  • 2021 Rounds 1 and 2: Homelessness
    The Trust welcomes applications for projects that support people who are homeless. Applications that help BAME communities will be prioritised.
  • 2021 Rounds 3 and 4: Refugees and Asylum Seekers
    The Trust welcomes applications for projects that support refugees and asylum seekers.

  • 2022 Round 1 and 2: The Arts – Young People
    • Performers and creatives
    • Employees within arts organisations

  • 2022 Rounds 3 and 4: The Arts – BAME Communities
    • BAME performers
    • outreach projects within BAME communities
    • initiatives to increase participation with BAME communities

The project must fall within the relevant category for the year the application is submitted.

Grants are awarded four times per year:

  • Round One: 1-28 February
    • Grants of £1,000
    • Minimum operating income of £100,000. Maximum operating income of £1 million.

  • Round Two: 1-30 April
    • Grants of £5,000
    • Minimum operating income of £1 million. No maximum income level.

  • Round Three: 1-31 July
    • Grants of £1,000
    • Minimum operating income of £100,000. Maximum operating income of £1 million.

  • Round Four: 1-30 September
    • Grants of £5,000
    • Minimum operating income of £1 million. No maximum income level.

This fund is not managed by Funding for All. Please click ‘Find out more’ and contact the funder directly for more information.

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