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Funder results for category "Children and Young People":

Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation

Web: http://www.andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/performing-arts-scholarships


Award Amount: various.

Summary:The Trustees of The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation funds 10 new Musical Theatre course scholarships each year at renowned musical theatre colleges throughout the UK. These scholarships are known as The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Scholarships and are awarded by the schools as part of the audition / selection process on the combined basis of merit and financial need. Please note students will be means tested for scholarship eligibility. Scholarships will be awarded for course fees only and no maintenance grants will be given. See funder's website for more details

Closing Date: no closing date


Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust

Web: http://www.andyfanshawe.org/index.php

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified.

Summary:The Andy Fanshawe Trust gives grants to support programmes run by schools or youth groups, mostly within the UK. Projects must give disadvantaged young people the chance to develop existing interest in the great outdoors.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time by email.


ASDA Foundation

Web: http://your.asda.com/asda-foundation/how-to-apply

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Asda Foundation offers grant assistance to a limited number of requests received direct from registered charities and local community groups each year. They usually respond to requests that have the direct support and involvement from ASDA store staff on a local basis. You are advised to contact your local ASDA Store or Depot to disuss your project and assess likely support.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Awards for All Scotland - Big Lottery Fund

Web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/awards-for-all-scotland

Award Amount: £500 to £10,000

Summary:Awards for All Scotland offers small grants to encourage participation in art, sport and community activities and projects promoting education, the environment and health in the local community. A range of organisations can apply but priority is given to smaller voluntary and community groups in Scotland with an annual income of £100,000 or less. Awards for All grants must be spent within one year of receipt.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted any time


Baillie Gifford Community Awards

Award Amount: up to £2,000

Summary:Baillie Gifford community awards provide up to £2000 to support registered charities and constituted voluntary groups across Scotland. Priority is given to support registered charities and voluntary groups working in the following areas: Children and young people, elderly, environment, under 5's, local community, families, health, education, physically disabled, homelessness, women social inclusion, social economic regeneration, grass roots sports.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Bank of Scotland- Small Grants

Web: http://bankofscotlandfoundation.org/small-grants-programme-0

Funding Title: Small Grants Programme

Award Amount: £1,000-£20,000

Summary:The Small Grants Programme run by the Bank of Scotland is for charities registered in Scotland. They are particularly interested in developing and improving local communities including the involvement of those that are often excluded, or at risk from poverty or homelessness. They also support financial literacy and inclusion. This includes supporting financial awareness, life skills and debt counselling. There are four rounds of applications each year.

Closing Date: 06 October 2017


Barcapel Foundation

Web: http://www.barcapelfoundation.org

Award Amount: Up to £100,000

Summary:Barcapel Foundation's main priorities are Health, Heritage and Youth. They only fund registered charities and predominantly those working in Scotland.

Closing Date: Applications can be submitted at any time


BBC Children in Need

Web: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1N4ddmFHns8VPKjyp3PMYwn/apply-for-a-grant

Funding Title: Small and Main Grants Programmes

Award Amount: Small Grants of £10,000 or less per year for up to three years. Main Grants over £10,000 per year for up to three years.

Summary:Under their small and main grants programmes, the BBC Children in Need funds applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations supporting children and young people ( 18 years and under) who are experiencing disadvantage through illness, distress, abuse or neglect; disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties or who are living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Check funders website for details of both the Small and Main Grants programmes. Also run an Emergency Essentials programme administered by ButtleUK.

Closing Date: Each programme has seperate deadlines - see website for details


Birkdale Trust for Hearing Impaired

Web: http://www.grantsforthedeaf.co.uk

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Birkdale Trust for Hearing Impaired gives grants to organisations that provide help for deaf people and to UK resident individuals up to 25 years old who have a hearing impairment.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time



Web: http://www.buttleuk.org/pages/-children-in-need-48.html

Funding Title: BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme and ButtleUK Small Grants

Award Amount: Not specified

Summary:Buttle UK runs the BBC Children In Need’s Emergency Essentials Programme. ButtleUK Small Grants programme offers financial assistance for children and young people experiencing a wide range of issues such as illness, disabilities, behavioural and psychological problems or for social issues surrounding their family life. All applications MUST be made through a statutory agency or voluntary organisation that is capable of assessing the needs of the young person, and that can also administer a grant on behalf of ButtleUK.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Cash for Kids

Web: http://www.cashforkids.uk.com/

Award Amount: various depending on location

Summary:Cash For Kids raises millions of pounds each year and awards grants to help disabled and disadvantaged children up to the age of 18 who are suffering from abuse or neglect, who are disabled or who simply need extra care and guidance. Grants are also given to children's charities and organisations to help them undertake projects and new initiatives or to ensure that much needed services can continue to provide essential care and support.

Closing Date: regional deadlines apply



Web: http://www.cattanach.org.uk/about-the-trust.asp

Award Amount: Grants are usually between £3,000 and £25,000 a year, but may be more. Grants may be for up to 3 years, or longer in certain circumstances.

Summary:The Cattanach Trust seeks applications for projects which support children from pre-birth to three years old, who are affected by levels of relative deprivation. Further details can be found on funder's website.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Challenger Children’s Fund

Web: http://ccfscotland.org/

Award Amount: up to £500

Summary:Challenger Children’s Fund is a Scottish based charity established by Trust Deed in 1978 for providing “aids to, and the maintenance clothing, education, outfit in life or otherwise for the general benefit and well being” of any disabled person under the age of 18. further details can be found on the funder's website.

Closing Date: Meetings held every 6 weeks


Church of Scotland- Main and Continuation Grants

Web: http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/serve/go_for_it/about_the_fund?a=11417

Award Amount: up to £45,000 over three years.

Summary:Main and Continuation Grants offer long term funding to support the core work of projects that have done some research and tested out their ideas. The maximum award for a Main Grant is generally £45,000 over a three year period. Continuation Grants can be awarded after a Main Grant has ceased, generally at a maximum of £20,000, over a further two years. You can apply for up to 50 per cent of your project costs, and you'll need to source 50 per match funding. However if you can evidence that your project will predominantly support people among the poorest in Scotland, Go For It will provide up to 80 per cent of your project costs, and only a 20 per cent match is required. Applications must evidence an association with a Church of Scotland congregation, be focused on a project, and demonstrate a commitment to good partnership working.

Closing Date: 23 February 2018


Church of Scotland- Small Grants

Web: http://www.churchofscotland.org.uk/serve/go_for_it/about_the_fund?a=11421

Funding Title: Small Grants

Award Amount: depends on project but up to £5000

Summary:Small Grants can help you develop your project ideas and test them out. Several types are available: Research, Pilot and Step, as well as Training and Help (for those already in receipt of a Go For It Main or Continuation Grant). No match funding is required for Research, Pilot, Training or Help Grants. A 50 per cent match is required for Step Grants. Applications must evidence an association with a Church of Scotland congregation, be focused on a project, and demonstrate a commitment to good partnership working.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Clothworkers Foundation

Web: http://foundation.clothworkers.co.uk/Open-grant-programmes/Main-and-Small-Grant-Programmes.aspx

Award Amount: Small Grants programme- £500- £10,000 Main Grants programme- over £1,000 no maximum.

Summary:The Clothworkers Foundation awards capital grants to UK registered charities with an annual income of less than £15m. It aims to improve the lives of people and communities, particularly those that face disadvantage, by funding a range of capital projects. They run two grant programmes concurrently. The Mains Grant Programme has no maximum project cost and a decision on the application within six months. The Small Grants Programme is for registered charities with a turnover of less the £250,000 and a maximum project cost of £100,000 and a decision in eight weeks. See funder’s website for more specific criteria.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Comic Relief

Web: http://www.comicrelief.com/grants

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: See individual programme

Summary:Comic Relief aim to bring positive and lasting change in the lives of poor and disadvantaged people,through investing in work that addresses people’s immediate needs as well as tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice. They run different programmes so see funders website for more details.

Closing Date: various- see funders website


Creative Scotland

Web: http://www.creativescotland.com/funding/funding-overview

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Creative Scotland is the national agency for the arts, screen and creative industries, distributing money from Scottish Government and the National Lottery through a range of Investment Programmes open to individual artists, practitioners and organisations. Their current programmes are divided according to activity rather than art form. See their website for details.

Closing Date: See individual programmes


Creative Scotland- Open Project Funding

Web: http://www.creativescotland.com/funding/funding-programmes/open-project-funding

Award Amount: various

Summary:This fund supports the arts, screen and creative industries, with projects that help to explore, realise and develop creative potential and enrich Scotland’s reputation as a distinctive creative nation connected to the world. Applications can cover a broad spectrum of activity, and Open Project Funding will support: Projects that develop skills or artistic practice Projects that create something new and of high quality Projects which either present work to audiences, or which try to develop and reach new audiences (including those hard to reach) Projects which encourage more people to get involved in artistic and creative activity.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


D.M Thomas Foundation for Young People

Web: https://dmthomasfoundation.org/what-we-do/grants/dmtf-central-grants/

Award Amount: genrally not over £30,000

Summary:D.M Thomas Foundation for Young People favours applications working in the areas of education or health with one of their four chosen focus groups are selected or considered: Children and young people with disabilities; children and young people who are sick in hospital; children and young people who are homeless or in care and children and young people who are life limited (requiring palliative care.

Closing Date: 10 October 2017


Duveen Trust

Web: http://www.theduveentrust.org.uk/about/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Duveen Trust considers applications from registered UK charities aiming to develop individual initiative by young people and community projects specialising in the social education of young people. They will also consider grant assistance to individuals as long as those grants are administered by a registered charity.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Ernest Cook Trust

Web: http://www.ernestcooktrust.org.uk

Award Amount: Small Grants awards in the region of £1,000 to £1,500. Large grants between £4,000-£10,000.

Summary:The Ernest Cook Trust offers grants to organisations working to encourage young people’s interest in the countryside, the environment, the arts or that aim to raise levels of literacy and numeracy. They are particularly interested in funding work that encourages or ensures the continuation of rural skills and crafts. All applications are expected to link in with either the National Curriculum or with recognised qualifications. Large grants programme for awards of over £4,000 and a small grants programme for awards of under £4,000 operate throughout the year.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time.


Events Scotland- National Events Programme

Web: http://www.eventscotland.org/funding-and-resources/national-events-programme/

Award Amount: £4,000-£25,000

Summary:The National Funding Programme is aimed towards developing domestic tourism across Scotland. By supporting events which take place outside the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, EventScotland is also growing Scotland's wider events portfolio which forms the backbone of the events industry to boost tourism in Scotland.

Closing Date: 06 October 2017


Foundation Scotland

Web: http://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/grants-and-funding-for-organisations.aspx

Funding Title: Various Programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Foundation Scotland (formerly the Scottish Community Foundation)offers a wide range of funding options, made up of money from different funds that they distribute on behalf of companies, individuals, charitable trusts and community benefit funds.

Closing Date: Check funders website for details


Gannochy Trust

Web: http://www.gannochytrust.org.uk/index.php?page=grant-making

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Gannochy Trust supports the work of charities in Scotland with a preference for those in the Perth and Kinross area. They currently have four funding priorities:- inspiring young people; improving the quality of life of the disadvantaged and vulnerable; supporting and developing community amenities and care for the natural and man-made environment.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Garfield Weston Foundation

Web: http://www.garfieldweston.org

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Garfield Weston Foundation supports the work of a wide range of UK registered charities and some charity exempt organisations such as churches, hospitals, educational establishments and housing corporations. Whilst the Foundation has no set priority interests, recent awards have supported projects in the Arts, Community, Education, Welfare, Medical, Religion, Youth and Environment. Will consider both capital and revenue costs. Check funders website for eligiblity exclusions.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted any time. Allow approximately 4 months for the application process.


Grants for Improving Lives- Big Lottery Fund

Web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/grants-for-improving-lives

Award Amount: £10,000-£1 million

Summary:Many people experience challenges at some point in their lives and Big Lottery want to support activity that helps them overcome these difficulties and become more resilient. Big Lottery want to fund activity that means people are better able to identify ways to take control over their lives and build resilience are able to shape the activities and services they use to better meet their needs have more access to support and opportunities to improve their lives.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Hedley Foundation

Web: http://www.hedleyfoundation.org.uk

Award Amount: Grants usually up to a maximum of £5,000 (with the average around £3,000).

Summary:The Hedley Foundation assists and encourages development and change by offering grants to registered UK charities for one-off projects or capital costs. They seek to support the education, recreation, training, health and welfare of young people and the provision of specialist equipment and support for carers of disabled or terminally ill people.

Closing Date: Trustees meet to consider applications in May, July, September and November 2015


Investing in Ideas - Big Lottery Fund

Web: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/investing-in-ideas

Award Amount: £500 to £10,000

Summary:Investing in Ideas awards grants of £500 to £10,000 to test and develop ideas that could eventually become fully-fledged projects or lead to improved service delivery. Investing in Ideas could pay for the things that can turn your basic idea into a well-planned project.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Ironmongers Company

Web: http://www.ironmongers.org/charity_organisations.htm

Award Amount: Up to £10,000 although the average grant is around £4,000.

Summary:The Ironmongers Company offers funding for charities working with children and young people under the age of 25. They are particularly interested in projects that give opportunities to disadvantaged children and young people to fulfil their potential; and to educational activities that develop learning, motivation and skills.

Closing Date: Applications to can be sumbited twice a year - next deadline 31 July 2017


Kelly Family Charitable Trust

Web: http://kfct.org/index.html

Award Amount: Variable. Grants will generally be in the range of £1000 - £5000, but Trustees will consider requests for higher amounts.

Summary:The Kelly Family Charitable Trust supports charities whose activities support families. Applications are also welcomed from sports and health-related charities whose activities comply with the funders criteria.

Closing Date: applications must be submitted by 01 March or 01 September to be considered at the subsequent meeting


Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland- Henry Duncan Awards

Web: https://www.ltsbfoundationforscotland.org.uk/grant-programmes/henry-duncan-awards/

Funding Title: Henry Duncan Awards

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland supports charities focused on improving the quality of life for people who are disadvantaged or at risk of becoming disadvantaged. As well as the small grants Henry Duncan Awards, they run a Partnership Drugs Initiative and offer Capacity Building Support.

Closing Date: 25 September 2017


Morrisons Foundation

Web: http://www.morrisonsfoundation.com/

Award Amount: various

Summary:The Morrison Foundation offer four types of funding. They Offer match funding by matching members of staff's fundraising efforts, grant funding, product donation and sponsorship. Further details can be found on the Funder's website.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Paths for All- Large grants

Award Amount: up to £30,000 or up to £20,000 if a group has applied before.

Summary:Paths for All are looking to invest in community projects which build local capacity, delivering a volunteer led solution to improve physical activity levels. They are keen to fund a range of work and welcome new and innovative approaches as well as tested models of delivery. The core aim of all successful applications is: ‘To significantly increase the number of people becoming active through walking.’

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


R S Macdonald Charitable Trust-Large Grants

Web: http://www.rsmacdonald.com/our-grants/

Award Amount: Average awards in the region of £20,000. Maximum grants £40,000.

Summary:The RS Macdonald Charitable Trust offers grant assistance to charitable organisations for the care and welfare of people with neurological conditions; visual impairement; child welfare and animal welfare. Grants may be for capital or revenue costs and may be for more than 1 year (up to 3 years.

Closing Date: depends on theme


Rozelle Trust

Web: http://www.rozelletrust.org

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum grant specified.

Summary:The Rozelle Trust aims to help registered UK charities whose activities are primarily based in Scotland, or overseas in developing countries. Their grant priorities are:- Children and young people; People living in poverty (particularly self-sustaining work) and People with disabilities. Their preference is to support work at grass root, local community level.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at anytime


Santander Foundation- Discovery Grants

Web: http://www.santanderfoundation.org.uk/community-plus.aspx

Funding Title: Community Plus

Award Amount: up to £5,000

Summary:Designed to be quick and easy to use, nominations can be made by charities as well as Santander customers and staff. To apply or nominate visit any Santander branch. The funder does specify the grant needs to be something specific, directly help disadvantaged people in your local area and grants will only be paid to a UK registered charity. For further details visit the funders website. There are no closing dates and entries will be regularly considered by a panel of staff drawn from across the region.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Scotmid Co-operative Community Grants

Web: http://www.scotmid.coop/community-and-charity/supporting-local-communities/scotmid-community-grant/

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Scotmid Co-operative's Community Grant scheme gives support to local communities served by Scotmid and Semichem stores. They will consider applications from community groups and charities supporting projects in any of the following categories: children and education; health; fairtrade; homelessness and poverty; arts and culture; the environment; elderly people and active lifestyles.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Scottish Pre-School Play Association - Additional Support Needs Fund

Web: https://earlyyearsscotland.org/

Funding Title: Scottish Pre-School Play Association - Additional Support Needs Fund

Award Amount: Minimum: £200 Maximum: £500 Average: £300

Summary:Small grants to SPPA Member groups to buy specialised play equipment and/or to employ staff on a one-to-one basis so that no pre-school group need turn away a child because of a lack of finance to provide for their special need (e.g. physical or mental disabilities, being HIV positive, facing short-term difficulties, with language needs and/or behavioural problems).

Closing Date: No deadline date


Short Breaks Fund

Web: http://www.sharedcarescotland.org.uk/short-breaks-fund-overview/

Summary:The Short Breaks Fund makes grants to third sector organisations to develop the choice and availability of short breaks so that carers and the people they care for feel better supported, less isolated and have some quality time away from their caring routines. The fund is managed by Shared Care Scotland on behalf of the Nation Carer Organisations. It contains two grant programmes, Creative Breaks and Better Breaks and a Learning Exchange.

Closing Date: various, see website


SportsAid Scotland

Web: http://www.sportsaidscotland.org.uk/

Award Amount: various

Summary:SportsAid Scotland provides financial assistance in the form of grant awards to talented sporting youngsters in the 12 to 22 year age range and to disability athletes to age 45 who are already competing at national level in their age group and have the potential to represent Scotland at senior level. The finance given is to help the athletes with their travel and training costs, and will hopefully assist them in becoming Scotland's future sporting stars.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Sportscotland -Sport Facilities Fund

Web: http://www.sportscotland.org.uk/sportscotland/funding/sport_facilities_fund/About_the_fund

Award Amount: small projects up to £100,000. Larger projects over £100,000 have a two stage application process. Both can cover up to 50% of the total project costs.

Summary:SportScotland Sport Facilities Fund offers grants to meet the capital costs of providing or upgrading community sports facilities including sports halls, pitches, swimming pools and tennis courts.

Closing Date: Applications by the 1st of the month


Sylvia Aitken Charitable Trust

Web: http://fundingscotland.com/Funds/Fund/a0Rb00000097N48EAE-sylvia-aitken-charitable-trust

Funding Title: Sylvia Aitken Charitable Trust

Summary:Funding is intended for organisations which are involved in initiatives that benefit children, young people, students or researchers. In particular the grant aims to aid the development of medical research and higher or further education. The Sylvia Aitken Charitable Trust offers grants to support registered charities throughout the UK.

Closing Date: 28 February 2018


The Anchor Foundation

Web: http://www.theanchorfoundation.org.uk/index.html

Award Amount: £500-£10,000

Summary:The Anchor foundation supports Christian charities concerned with social inclusion, particularly through ministries and the arts. Applications are considered twice a year in April and November; the deadlines are 31 January and 31 July each year. They will consider applications for capital or revenue, and projects abroad.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted twice a year - next deadline is 31st January 2017


The Benjamin Gautrey Foundation

Web: http://www.thebenjamingautreyfoundation.org.uk/

Award Amount: Variable. In most cases grant awards do not exceed £1,000.

Summary:The Benjamin Gautrey Foundation aims to help young people (under the age of 21 years). The Trustees have four priorities:- supporting young people to enjoy sport in their free-time, whatever their background; support to young people to allow them to participate safely in sport; the provision of safety, protection and medical assistance of participants, officials and spectators at Motorcycle Sports Events in the UK and University Scholarships to students who wish to further their careers within the railway industry in conjunction with Network Rail and Keltbray. Grants can be made for project costs, capital expenditure, equipment and/or salary costs. UK based community groups, clubs are eligible to apply and the Foundation will also consider applications from individuals.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time.


The Foyle Foundation- Main Grants Scheme-Arts

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/main-grants-scheme-arts/

Award Amount: Average £10-50,000 but maximum £500,000 payable over a few years.

Summary:The Foundation seeks applications that make a strong artistic case for support in either the performing or visual arts. Their Arts programme has a twofold purpose to help sustain the arts and to support projects that particularly help to deliver artistic vision. Typical areas of support include: helping to make the arts more accessible by developing new audiences, supporting tours, festivals and arts educational projects; encouraging new work and supporting young and emerging artists; building projects that improve or re-equip existing arts venues (rather than construction of new facilities, although this will not be excluded); projects that encourage sustainability by reducing overheads or which help generate additional revenue.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Foyle Foundation-Main Grants Scheme- Learning

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/main-grants-scheme-learning/

Award Amount: £10,00-£50,000 usually but grants up to £500,000 are available, payable over a number of years.

Summary:The Foundation will support projects which facilitate the acquisition of knowledge and which have a long-term strategic impact. Key areas for support are: libraries, museums and archives; special educational needs; projects that encourage sustainability by reducing overheads or which help generate additional revenue.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Foyle Foundation-Small Grants Scheme

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/small-grants-scheme/

Award Amount: £1,000-£10,000

Summary:The Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme is designed to support smaller charities in the UK, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Foyle Schools Library Programme

Web: http://www.foylefoundation.org.uk/how-to-apply/state-schools.php

Award Amount: £3,000-£10,000

Summary:Priority will be given to funding library/reading books. Some funding towards e-readers can be considered if a justifiable need is presented. The funders will not fund textbooks or curriculum books. The Foundation will also consider contributions towards library software, necessary IT equipment and furniture etc in order to create a suitable library space, although these should be a minority of the funds requested. The majority of funding should be for books/reading materials.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Henry Smith Charity

Web: http://www.henrysmithcharity.org.uk/grant-programmes.html

Funding Title: Main Grants Programme

Award Amount: Minimum £10,000

Summary:The Henry Smith Charity Main Grants Programme offers assistance to community groups working to help people facing social and/or economic disadvantages and the problems associated with areas of high deprivation. Both capital and revenue costs are eligible.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Henry Smith Charity-Holiday Grants for Children

Web: http://www.henrysmithcharity.org.uk/holiday-grants-for-children.html

Award Amount: £500-£2,500

Summary:The purpose of the Henry Smith Charity Foundation Holiday Grants for Children scheme is to provide children with a recreational holiday or outing they would not otherwise have the opportunity to access. This means that the charity will not fund trips where the primary purpose is education. A clear case must be made for the financial need of the individuals attending as well as the organisation applying.

Closing Date: 4 months before proposed trip


The JJ Charitable Trust

Web: http://www.sfct.org.uk/jj.html

Award Amount: not specified

Summary:One of the Sainsbury Charitable Trusts, the JJ Charitable Trust supports projects under the following priorities:-support for children with learning difficulties (including literacy support for ex-offenders or those at risk of offending); environmental education in the UK and overseas based environment projects. Applicants must be registered charities.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Lord's Taverners

Web: http://www.lordstaverners.org/charity/support-and-funding/special-needs.htm

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:The Lord's Taverners Disability Sports Programme offers support for sporting and recreational activities for young people (under 25 years)with disabilities and special needs:- supplying specially adapted minibuses and sports wheelchairs and providing play, sports and sensory equipment. They also run a Cricket grants programme offering specially-adapted forms of cricket and cricket equipment to engage with young people and a Minibus Programme offering specially-adapted, wheelchair-accessible minibuses to schools, clubs and youth organisations across the UK.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time and are considered at quarterly Trustee meetings.


The Robertson Trust

Web: http://www.therobertsontrust.org.uk

Award Amount: No maximum or minimum grant amount - usually between £500 - £100,000. Average grant £10,000 per annum. For capital projects awards maximum 10% of total capital costs.

Summary:The Robertson Trust offers grant assistance to registered UK charities under four main priority areas:- Care,health, education & training community arts, community sport, alcohol misuse and criminal justice.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Trustees meet six times a year.


The RS Macdonald Chartable Trust-Small Grants

Web: http://www.rsmacdonald.com/our-grants/themes/

Award Amount: up to £10,000

Summary:The RS Macdonald Charitable Trust Small Grants will consider applications relating to child welfare, visual impairment, neurological conditions,animal welfare and medical research.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Stafford Trust

Web: http://www.staffordtrust.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/

Award Amount: £500-£5,000

Summary:The Stafford Trust funds adult welfare, overseas appeals, local community projects, sea rescue, HM services personal, children and youth, medical research and animal welfare. See funders website for more details.

Closing Date: 31 Decemeber 2017


The Teddy Bear Foundation


Web: http://www.theteddybearfoundation.org/help.htm

Award Amount: variable

Summary:The Teddy Bear Foundation provides small grants to schools and organisations who work to improve the lives of children with special needs in Scotland. There are no complicated forms to fill in. Just tell them why you would like the money, what it’s for and email your request to info@theteddybearfoundation.org

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


The Weir Charitable Trust

Web: http://weircharitabletrust.com/

Award Amount: up to £50,000

Summary:The Weir Charitable Trust aims to support community groups and small charities to provide services to help the community. The Trust will consider funding specific activities and services in sport, recreational facilities, animal welfare, health and cultural projects and to improve the quality of life for people, either through a particular field of expertise or via a local community.

Closing Date: 31 August 2017


True Colours Trust

Web: http://www.truecolourstrust.org.uk/small-grants-uk/

Funding Title: Small Grants Programme - UK

Award Amount: up to £10,000

Summary:The True Colours Trust offers a small grants programme to help smaller UK charities and organisations to develop and deliver programmes for children, their siblings and families in the UK or Africa. Grants are usually one-off contributions rather than multi-year grants for on-going revenue costs. The True Colours Trust is part of The Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts (SFCT).

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Web: http://www.trusthousecharitablefoundation.org.uk/

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Variable

Summary:Trusthouse Charitable Foundation offers a range of grants to support UK charities working to address issues in rural communities and/or areas of urban deprivation. These will include projects in Community Support; Arts, Education and Heritage; Disability and Health Care. They will fund both revenue and capital costs. They also have a small budget for UK charities which are working on projects in developing countries.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Tudor Trust

Web: http://tudortrust.org.uk/what-we-do/about-our-grants/

Award Amount: No minimum or maximum specified

Summary:The Tudor Trust offers funding to small, community-led organisations which work directly with people who are at the margins of society; organisations which support positive changes in people’s lives and in their communities.  Grants can take the form of core funding for revenue costs including salaries, development funding, project grants or capital grants for buildings or equipment. Most grants are made over 1-3 years.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Variety-Equipment Grants

Web: https://www.variety.org.uk/what-we-do/equipment-grants

Award Amount: Typically, a grant can be anywhere between £100 and £6,000.

Summary:Grants are available to individuals as well as organisations. Variety aim to provide whatever is needed: It may be medical, such as monitoring equipment. It may be basic care like feeding tubes or hoists. It may be sensory play or mobility equipment for a nursery or playgroup. Further details can be found on funders website.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Volant Charitable Trust

Web: http://www.volanttrust.com/

Award Amount: Up to £10,000

Summary:Set up by the author J K Rowling, the Volant Charitable Trust will currently consider projects that research into the causes, treatment and possible cures of Multiple Sclerosis and those that alleviate social deprivation, with a particular emphasis on women’s and children’s issues.Applications should be made to the Scottish Community Foundation (appointed agent for the Volant Trust).

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Worshipful Company of Weavers

Web: http://www.weavers.org.uk/charitable-grants

Award Amount: Maximium £15,000

Summary:The Worshipful Company of Weavers' Benevolent Fund supports small community groups and charities working with disadvantaged young people (15-30); offenders or ex-offenders. Some core funding costs may be considered but they prefer to fund short term projects.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time.


Young Roots-Heritage Lottery Fund

Web: http://www.hlf.org.uk/looking-funding/our-grant-programmes/young-roots

Award Amount: £10,000- £50,000

Summary:Young roots is a fund to help young people aged 11 to 25 to explore their heritage, from green spaces, museums, and historic sites to language, local memories and youth culture. See funder's website for more details.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time


Young Start - Big Lottery Fund

Web: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/scotland/young-start

Award Amount: Between £10,000 and £50,000

Summary:The Big Lottery Young Start programme in Scotland distributes money from dormant bank accounts. It aims to create opportunities for children and young people aged between 8 and 24 years old to be confident, healthy, connected and enterprising. Grants may cover up to 100% of project and can be against both capital and revenue expenditure.

Closing Date: Applications may be submitted at any time. Allow up to 8 weeks for the application process.


Youth Business Scotland (part of The Princes Trust)

Web: http://www.psybt.org.uk

Funding Title: Various programmes

Award Amount: Grant amounts up to £1,000 and loans up to £5000 for help with starting a business. Also offer Development Loans up to £10,000 Accelerator Loans up to £25,000 and Innovation Funding Loans up to £30,000.

Summary:Youth Business Scotland (formerly Princes Scottish Youth Business Trust) is part of the Princes Trust charity. They provide essential finance and professional support to 18-25 year olds in Scotland, to run their own business including social enterprise ventures. Offer business start-up advice as well as loans and grants.

Closing Date: Check funders website for details


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