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 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:

  • 2020 Rounds 1 and 2: Music and the Arts
  • 2020 Rounds 3 and 4: Older People
  • 2021 Rounds 1 and 2: Homelessness
  • 2021 Rounds 3 and 4: Refugees and Asylum Seekers

The project must fall within the relevant category for the year the application is submitted. Projects which focus on mental health within these categories will be favoured.

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
    • Community
    • 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.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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