The Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation awards grants from £250 (generally up to £2,000) to UK registered charities working to alleviate poverty and improving health / saving lives.
To be considered for a grant, applicants must be recommended by a YBS colleague or member (customer). Local branches in Kent include:
- Canterbury (CT1 2TH)
- Maidstone (ME14 1QU)
- Sevenoaks (TN13 1UT)
- Chatham (ME4 4BY)
Grants can be used to fund a specific project and/or items that will have a positive impact to the charity’s beneficiaries. Examples of these could be: sensory toys for children with special needs, social activities for the vulnerable/isolated elderly or training of charity employees to deliver programmes to help their beneficiaries.
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Trustees meet quarterly with payments being made in April, July, October, and January.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
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