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:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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.

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