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 and educational and training projects to encourage disadvantaged young people who may be homeless and/or unemployed away from crime, substance/alcohol misuse and homelessness.Facilities for recreational activities and outdoor pursuits specifically for young people who are educationally or socially underprivileged or disadvantaged
- People with disabilities (physical or learning disabilities) or mental health problems
Residential, respite care, occupational and recreational establishments for children, young people and adults with physical or learning disabilities or enduring mental health problems
- Older people (aged over 60)
Day centres, nursing and residential homes, sheltered accommodation and respite care for the frail or sufferers from dementia or age related disorders. Projects to encourage older people to maintain their independence.
The Charity offers two types of grants:
Small grants: up to £500.
Large grants: one off payments for capital expenditure of approximately £2,000 and over (the majority of grants fall within the range of £2,000 to £5,000). Preference is given to specific items of furniture and equipment (excluding office items) which the Charity can fund in their entirety.
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme.
For more information and to apply please click here.
Other Youth Funds
British Science Week: Community Grant SchemeMonday November 11th, 2019
British Science Week is offering grants of up to £1,000 to community groups to run their own science activities during British Science Week (6-15 March 2020) which aim to expand the audiences that engage with science and self-identify as having an interest in science. Two levels of grants are available: £500 grants to run one…Health & Social Care Youth
Comic Relief: Community Fund (England)
The Comic Relief Community Fund (England), administrated by Groundwork, is offering grants to grassroots community organisations with an income of less than £250,000. There are two types of grants available to organisations whose work delivers on one of Comic Relief’s four strategic themes: Children Survive & Thrive: projects that support children under the age of…Health & Social Care Youth
The True Colours Trust: Small Grants UK
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…Education & Employment Health & Social Care Youth
The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund
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…