The Weavers’ Company Benevolent Fund

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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 about £100,000. For those working in larger cities and/or across the UK, income should not be more than £250,000.

Grants can be used towards:

  • Pump-priming;
  • Project funding;
  • Associated costs;
  • Core costs;
  • Innovative or pioneering work;
  • Continuation funding; and
  • Emergency or deficit funding (exceptional cases).

Deadline: Continuous rolling programme with applications reviewed three times per year:

  • 31 March (shortlisted applications will be considered at the June meeting)
  • 31 July (shortlisted applications will be considered at the November meeting)
  • 30 November (shortlisted applications will be considered at the February meeting the following year)

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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