Funding support for the third sector

Posts by jon matthews

Masonic Charitable Foundation- Later ...

The Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF) is one of the largest grant-making charities in the country and is funded entirely by Freemasons and their families. In addition to providing a wide range of grants to Freemasons and their families, the Foundation also awards millions of pounds each year to local and national charities that help thousands […]

Hilden Charitable Fund

In the UK: Hilden’s grant making priorities are: Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and Community Based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs and potential of girls and […]

The Goldsmiths’ Company Charity

Applications are considered under the following categories: General Welfare, Medical Welfare, Youth and Culture. The Goldsmiths’ Company also sponsors a number of educational initiatives. These are directed towards primary and secondary education, science, and literacy and numeracy programmes. Categories of Small Grants (up to the maximum of £5,000): Culture; General Welfare; Medical Welfare/Disabled Guidelines and Limitations for General […]

DM Thomas Foundation for Young People

Applications are received for quarterly deadlines from registered charities are first assessed by the Foundation office, with a shortlist of approximately 20 of the strongest and regionally representative applications put forward for consideration . There is approximately £200,000 available to distribute each quarter. Applications working in the areas of education or health with one of our three […]

Psychology of Funding

“MINDSPACE” below are some suggestions from my psychology of funding training courses on how you can use psychology to strengthen funding applications and requests to donors   Messenger – we are heavily influenced by who communicates a message to us; therefore, we want to be liked and trusted by the reader o   Can you associate […]

Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Sc...

The Landfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme is a new Welsh Government funding programme managed by WCVA. The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill. Grants of between £5,000 and £49,999 will be available for projects that meet scheme criteria. The fund size is £1.4 […]

Ironmongers Charity

The Ironmongers’ Company wishes to support projects that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential. Grants are only given to registered charities. Projects must meet all of the following criteria: For children and young people under the age of 25 who are disadvantaged Consist of educational activities that develop learning, […]

Big Lottery – Rural programme (...

The Rural Programme (Round two) is for projects that will make a positive impact on the lives of people and communities living in poverty in rural Wales. This programme will fund partnerships that understand the connection between the causes and effects of poverty, and propose solutions and services which use a joined-up approach to tackle […]

Text Giving

Have you thought about text giving? Having been looking for this for a client, I’ve found that there is very little helpful information and many providers do not make their costs easy to find. Two providers that regularly come up well are: JustTextGiving In 2011 JustGiving teamed up with Vodafone to create JustTextGiving, a free […]

£1 Million raised

I just found out today that another successful grant application has been made, this time to the Tudor Trust for almost £90k, this brings the amount raised for the year to over £1 million If I can help you next year with our funding please get in touch  

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