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Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation

Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation The Foundation only supports charities registered in England and Wales unless the organisation has ‘accepted’ status, i.e. churches, schools, scout and guide groups, or ‘exempt’ status, e.g. housing associations, friendly societies including social housing providers, Co-operative Societies, Community Benefit Societies and Registered Societies (previously known as industrial & provident societies). The […]

Sporting Capital

Sporting Capital ( is a new £3m social investment fund that focuses on supporting the development of community sports organisations into sustainable community sport businesses. The idea behind Sporting Capital is to use repayable investment – basically a simple, interest bearing loan – to help community sports organisations to do more, and in particular to create […]

Interesting article from Henry Smith ...

Why we turn down applications Each year we receive over 1,500 applications to our larger grant programmes. Around one in five (20%) applications are successful and go on to receive a grant. Listed below are the main reasons applications were unsuccessful in 2016. Please note this list is not exhaustive and some applications will have […]

Tech For Good – Comic Relief

Comic Relief with Paul Hamlyn Foundation is launching a UK Tech for Good funding programme in February 2019 – the first round of funding in their renewed three year Tech for Good partnership. The Tech for Good programme was developed in response to the emerging need for charities in the UK to use technology to […]

The Pilgrim Trust

The Pilgrim Trust favours giving to organisations where our relatively modest grants will make a significant impact. UK HERITAGE -PRESERVATION AND SCHOLARSHIP We are committed to preserving the United Kingdom’s unique heritage for the benefit of future generations. Part of that heritage lies in physical objects such as buildings, artifacts and recorded information such as manuscripts […]

Provident Social Impact Fund (Wales)

Provident Social Impact Fund Communities, Educating & Young People, Health | Clwyd, Dyfed, Gwent, Gwynedd, Mid Glamorgan, Powys, South Glamorgan, West Glamorgan GRANTS AVAILABLE Grants of between £1000 and £5000 are available. WHO CAN APPLY Community groups, Charities, social enterprises or other Charitable Organisations from the voluntary sector that: Have a Constitution or other relevant […]

Cayo Foundation

The Cayo Foundation make a wide range of donations with previous recipients including areas of crime fighting, military history, education, medical research and training, children’s issues and the performing arts. In 2017 a total of £706,742 was given  to 27 charities, so fairly large grants are made. Angela McCarville Cayo Foundation 7 Cowley Street London SW1P 3NB […]

Rural Four – Catalyst, Collabor...

This dedicated programme of support for community projects in England, Scotland and Wales is funded by Players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Now in its third year the project seeks to reach out and engage with up to 10 rural communities annually to help deliver and reinvigorate community assets and services. Overall, the Rural Four project aims […]

The Prince’s Countryside Fund

The Prince’s Countryside Fund has grants of up to £50,000 available for projects that will provide a long-term positive impact to the individuals and communities they seek to benefit. Grants aim to sustain rural communities, improve the prospects of viability for farm and rural businesses, and support aid delivery in an emergency and build resilience. […]

The Simon Gibson Charitable Trust

Applications are accepted from  UK Registered Charity or a Community Interest Company, either nationally or locally organised that have an emphasis on delivering benefit within our designated geographical areas and are either seeking core funding or specific project funding. Geographically supported areas are; Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire; Hertfordshire; Glamorganshire, Gwent, Powys and Camarthanshire. National charities are […]

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