First Utility Foundation is an independent charity funded and created by First Utility, the UK’s largest independent energy supplier. They support projects that make a genuine difference to the lives of vulnerable families and individuals across the UK by awarding grants to charitable initiatives that can deliver real improvement to quality of life.
Specifically they support projects that:
• Change the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable families and children for the better
• Improve the quality of life for older people
• Make life better for people with disabilities
They have a particular focus on supporting initiatives that can demonstrate a track record in reaching marginalised communities and/or deliver innovative solutions to alleviate suffering.
The primary aim of First Utility Foundation is to make life better for vulnerable families and individuals. The Trustees are looking for projects run by UK-registered charities which deliver support for vulnerable communities in the UK. The eligibility criteria below will help you before preparing your application. Whilst the grant application must be submitted by the charity itself, First Utility employees and customers are also invited to recommend organisations for support through our nominate a cause page.
The Trustees are specifically looking for projects which:
Change the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable families and children for the better
Improve the quality of life of older people
Make life better for people with disabilities