Before you apply

Here are some guidelines to follow:

  • Your claim must align with our mission to provide relief for those in need: age, disability, ill-health or financial.
  • You must sign and accept our standard Terms and Conditions.
  • You must agree to our Privacy & Data Protection Policy.
  • You must agree to our Equality Policy.

What we will not fund:

  • Projects that are completed by the time of our decision
  • Projects that support a political or religious persuasion
  • Statutory services including local or national authorities, NHS hospitals or services, prisons and state schools except where the school is wholly for students with additional needs
  • Universities, further education colleges or independent schools except where the facility is wholly for students with additional needs
  • Other grant making charities
  • Overseas projects (applications must support UK causes).

When to apply:

  • You may apply for a grant at any time.  Trustees meet quarterly but procedures exist to give approvals between meeting dates if necessary.
  • We do not publish the dates of our Trustee meetings.

What happens to your application?

  • Once you have submitted your application via our online form, you will receive an acknowledgement by e-mail.
  • We will assess all acceptable applications on a case by case basis.  Please note large grants are the exception however and most of our grant awards are under £10,000.
  • You may be visited as part of our due diligence.
  • We aim to make a decision on 95% of grant applications within 4 months of receipt.  Applications for larger grants can take up to 6 months.

If you have read all the above and are ready to apply, please click Start Application

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