Their focus is on supporting smaller charitable and not-for-profit organisations within the UK, with a total annual income under £500,000, who work in the most deprived urban areas or the most remote and socio-economically deprived rural areas.
Within these overarching themes, they support projects which fall under the broad headings of Community Support, Arts, Education and Heritage.
Please click here for full Guidelines. If you have applied to us previously, please take the time to read the new Guidelines as various changes have been made, including larger grant amounts, multi-year grants and different income limits for eligibility.
they run an on-line application process and you can make applications at any time of the year.
Small Grants will usually receive a final decision within 6 weeks of our receipt of your application.
Major Grants will be decided at our Grants Committee meetings which in 2019 will take place in January, April, July and November. There are no deadlines for these meetings: we generally close the list for a meeting around 4-6 weeks prior to the meeting, depending on how many applications have been received.
If you miss one meeting, your application will automatically be rolled on to the next available meeting. PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR MAJOR GRANTS AND VILLAGE HALLS /COMMUNITY CENTRES WILL NOW GO TO THE APRIL MEETING.